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Mölg Receives 2009 Cryosphere Young Investigator Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Thomas Mölg received the 2009 Cryosphere Young Investigator Award at the 2009 AGU Fall Meeting, held 14-18 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award is for a significant contribution to cryospheric science and technology.

Kaser, Georg; Mölg, Thomas

2010-05-01

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An investigation of sex discrimination in the awarding of financial aid to college students  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study investigated whether or not sex discrimination existed in awarding financial aid to college students in 40 midwestern colleges and universities. It examined whether there were significant differences in financial aid awards to incoming freshmen when financial aid directors reviewed simulated aid profiles, which were identical except for the sex and a picture of the applicant. It also examined

Robert D. Brown; Howard Heath

1977-01-01

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Challenges in Obtaining and Implementing a FIRST Award: A New Investigator's Experience.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Discusses the experiences surrounding the application for and reception of federal awards designed to assist new investigators in the transition from doctoral research to building a federally-funded research program. Details the extensive preparation needed to pursue such a grant and outlines the different phases of implementing the research…

Ruffolo, Mary Carmel

1997-01-01

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Final Rule: Investigational New Drug Safety Reporting ...  

Center for Drug Evaluation (CDER)

... The Food and Drug Administration is issuing final regulations addressing the safety reporting requirements for investigational new drug ... More results from www.fda.gov/drugs/developmentapprovalprocess/howdrugsaredevelopedandapproved

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Final Progress Report for Award DE-FG07-05ID14637.pdf  

SciTech Connect

2004-2011 Final Report for AFCI University Fellowship Program. The goal of this effort was to be supportive of university students and university programs - particularly those students and programs that will help to strengthen the development of nuclear-related fields. The program also supported the stability of the nuclear infrastructure and developed research partnerships that are helping to enlarge the national nuclear science technology base. In this fellowship program, the U.S. Department of Energy sought master's degree students in nuclear, mechanical, or chemical engineering, engineering/applied physics, physics, chemistry, radiochemistry, or fields of science and engineering applicable to the AFCI/Gen IV/GNEP missions in order to meet future U.S. nuclear program needs. The fellowship program identified candidates and selected full time students of high-caliber who were taking nuclear courses as part of their degree programs. The DOE Academic Program Managers encouraged fellows to pursue summer internships at national laboratories and supported the students with appropriate information so that both the fellows and the nation's nuclear energy objectives were successful.

Cathy Dixon

2012-03-09

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Report Summary, Final Hells Canyon Environmental Investigation.  

SciTech Connect

The Northwest Electric Power Planning and Conservation Act of 1980 provided for the establishment of a Regional Power Planning Council (Regional Council) and mandated the development of a Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program (F&W Program). The F&W Program was adopted by the Regional Council in November 1982. and is intended to mitigate fish and wildlife losses resulting from the development of hydroelectric dams on the Columbia and Snake Rivers. One element of the FLW Program is the Water Budget. It calls for additional flows in the Columbia and Snake Rivers between April 15 and June 15 to improve the survival of juvenile salmon and steelhead migrating downstream. The Snake River's contribution to the Water Budget is 20,000 cubic feet per second-months (A volume of water equal to a flow of 20.000 cubic feet per second, 24 hours per day, for a period of a month) over and above water that would normally flow for power production. The water for the Water Budget would come out of Idaho Power Company's (IPCo) Hells Canyon Complex and the Corps of Engineers' (Corps) Dvorshak Reservoir. IPCo's Hells Canyon Complex consists of three dams, Brownlee, Oxbow, and Hells Canyon. Brownlee, at the upstream end, contains a large reservoir and controls flow to the lower dams. IPCo's participation in the Water Budget could affect the level of the Brownlee Reservoir and flows downstream of the Hells Canyon Complex on the Snake River. In light of this, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and IPCo contracted with the consulting firm of CH2!4 Hill to study the potential changes that could occur to the environment. The Environmental Investigation (EI) takes into account concerns that were expressed by the public at a series of public meetings held in the Snake River area during June 1983 and again during September 1984. Existing information and consultations with agencies which have management responsibilities in the project area formed the basis for the data used in the EI. This document summarizes the findings of the final EI in the following areas: (1) natural features, water use, and air and water quality; (2) fish, wildlife, and vegetation; (3) land use, recreation, and aesthetics; and (4) historical and archaeological resources. The EI provides information to be used by IPCo as they assess the effect on the system operations (power and nonpower) resulting from Water Budget participation. BPA and IPCo are continuing to discuss the prospects for IPCo's involvement in implementation of the Water Budget on the Snake River. When IPCo reaches a decision on whether and to what extent it wishes to participate in a Water Budget agreement with BPA, the proposed agreement will be subject to analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). That analysis will consider alternatives, significance of impacts to the environment, and mitigative measures.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1985-01-01

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Cameron Station remedial investigation: Final asbestos survey report. Final report  

SciTech Connect

Woodward-Clyde Federal Services (WCFS) conducted a comprehensive asbestos survey of the facilities at Cameron Station as part of its contract with the US Army Toxic and Hazardous Materials Agency (USATHAMA) to perform a remedial investigation and feasibility study (RI/FS) at the base. The purpose of the survey which was initiated August 23, 1990 in response to the Base Realignment And Closure Environmental Restoration Strategy (BRAC), was to identify friable and non-friable asbestos-containing material (ACM), provide options for abatement of asbestos, provide cost estimates for both abatement and operations and maintenance costs, and identifying actions requiring immediate action in Cameron Station`s 24 buildings. BRAC states that only friable asbestos which presents a threat to health and safety shall be removed; non-friable asbestos or friable asbestos which is encapsulated or in good repair shall be left in place and identified to the buyer per GSA agreement. The investigation followed protocols that met or exceeded the requirements of 40 CFR 763, the EPA regulations promulgated under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA).

NONE

1992-02-01

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Polyvinyl Alcohol from Taiwan. Investigation No. 731-TA-1088 (Final).  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Commission instituted this investigation effective September 7, 2004, following receipt of a petition filed with the Commission and Commerce by Celanese Chemicals, Ltd., Dallas, TX. The final phase of the investigation was scheduled by the Commission ...

2011-01-01

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Experimental investigation of thermal barriers. Final report  

SciTech Connect

During this contract period, we completed the following small scale laboratory experiments: (a) plasma confinement by picket fence cusp magnetic fields. (b) Electrostatic plugging of picket fence cusps. (c) Investigations of sheath phenomena including: characteristics of probe sheaths, secondary electrons in a plasma-wall sheath, and end wall characteristics in TMX. (d) Suppression of secondary electron emission by permanent magnet produced multidipole magnetic field. (e) Electron thermal insulation by double layers and multiple double layers. Many of these investigations have already had important consequences in the development of improvement for neutral beam sources.

Hershkowitz, N.

1984-04-01

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REU Site Awards: Guidelines for Use of NSF FastLane Project Reports System  

NSF Publications Database

... for Use of NSF FastLane Project Reports System To: Principal Investigators for REU Site Awards From ... required to use the FastLane Project Reports System for annual and final reports. To assist you in ...

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Investigation of concrete coating problems. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The objective of the research was to determine the causes and to find remedies for the darkening and/or peeling problems experienced with some types of concrete coatings. Other states were surveyed and field inspections of several locations in Texas districts were performed in order to identify possible variables which may cause darkening or peeling of coatings. The variables identified included type and thickness of coatings, level of concrete and coating textures, and condition of concrete surfaces. A test-panel program was then conducted in which the effect of each variable or a combination of variables was investigated. Recommendations are made that should reduce or eliminate many of the problems.

Abdul-Malak, M.A.U.; Price, D.A.; Fowler, D.W.; Meyer, A.H.

1987-11-01

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Investigation of deleterious coking mechanisms. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The objective of this research program was to obtain information on the mechanisms of coke formation in coal liquefaction systems. In addition to reviewing published information, researchers experimentally investigated the relationships between process stream composition and rates of, or susceptibility to, coke formation. The experimental data obtained showed that different process streams form insoluble organic matter (IOM), or coke precursors, at significantly different rates. Samples rich in intermediate molecular weight liquefaction products, e.g., light solvent-refined coal (LSRC) and SRC from integrated two-stage liquefaction (ITSL SRC) formed IOM more rapidly than samples containing more high molecular weight products (SRC). Given sufficient residence time, however, the samples containing high molecular weight products ultimately formed more IOM. The amount of coke formed under ASTM's standard volatile matter test or thermogravimetric analytical testing showed no relationship to the propensity of a process stream to form IOM at short residence times. Also, statistically valid relationships were found between a sample's analytical composition and its coke-forming propensity. The trends observed could have implications for the method of residuum recycle selected for coal liquefaction processing. Extrapolation to liquefaction conditions suggests that LSRC recycle could produce more IOM than SRC recycle. In fact, this trend has been confirmed in independent liquefaction process test operations. 21 refs., 27 figs., 14 tabs.

Hoover, D.S.

1986-02-01

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Investigation of coal structure. Final report  

SciTech Connect

A better understanding of coal structure is the first step toward more effective utilization of the most abundant hydrocarbon resource. Detailed characterization of coal structure is very difficult, even with today`s highly developed analytical techniques. This is primarily due to the amorphous nature of these high-molecular-weight mixtures. Coal has a polymeric character and has been popularly represented as a three-dimensional cross-linked network. There is, however, little or no information which positively verifies this model. The principal objective of this research was to further investigate the physical structure of coal and to determine the extent to which coal molecules may be covalently cross-linked and/or physically associated. Two common characterization methods, swellability and extractability, were used. A technique modifying the conventional swelling procedure was established to better determine network or associated model conformation. A new method for evaluating coal swelling involving laser scattering has also been developed. The charge-transfer interaction is relatively strong in high-volatile bituminous coal. Soaking in the presence of electron donors and acceptors proved effective for solubilizing the coal, but temperatures in excess of 200 C were required. More than 70 wt% of the coal was readily extracted with pyridine after soaking. Associative/dissociative equilibria of coal molecules were observed during soaking. From these results, the associated model has gained credibility over the network model as the representative structure of coal. Significant portions of coal molecules are unquestionably physically associated, but the overall extent is not known at this time.

Nishioka, Masaharu

1994-03-01

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Freedom, Finality, and Federal Preemption: Seeking Expanded Judicial Review of Arbitration Awards Under State Law After Hall Street  

Microsoft Academic Search

When the U.S. Supreme Court decided Hall Street Associates, L.L.C. v. Mattel, Inc. in March 2008, the Court held that under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), parties to an arbitration agreement may not contractually expand the grounds for judicial review of an arbitration award beyond the grounds enumerated in the FAA. In dicta, however, the Court expressly left open the

Brian T. Burns

2010-01-01

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Waterman Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Nominations are now being accepted for the Alan T. Waterman Award, which annually recognizes an outstanding young scientist in the forefront of science. The award, named for the first director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), was established by Congress in 1975 to mark the agency's silver anniversary.Candidates for the 1985 award must be U.S. citizens and must be 35 years old or younger (or not be more than 5 years beyond receipt of the Ph.D. degree by December 31, 1984). Candidates should have completed sufficient scientific or engineering research to have demonstrated through personal accomplishments outstanding capability and exceptional promise for significant future achievement, the award committee says. In addition, those nominated should exhibit quality, innovation, and potential for discovery in their research.

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Waterman award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Nominations are being accepted for the Alan T. Waterman Award, which annually recognizes an outstanding young scientist in the forefront of science. The award, named for the first director of the National Science Foundation, was established by Congress 8 years ago to mark the agency's silver anniversary.Candidates must be U.S. citizens and must be 35 years old or younger (or not be more than 5 years beyond receipt of the Ph.D. degree by December 31 of the year in which nominated). Candidates should have completed sufficient scientific or engineering research to have demonstrated through personal accomplishments outstanding capability and exceptional promise for significant future achievement, the award committee says. In addition, those nominated should exhibit quality, innovation, and potential for discovery in their research.

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VGP awards  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Robert C. Newton of the University of Chicago and Michael J. O'Hara of the University College of Wales, U.K., have been named the recipients of VGP awards for 1984. Newton is cited for his contributions to studies of high-pressure phase equilibria and O'Hara for his contributions to the petrogenesis of lunar and terrestrial basalts. O'Hara will be presented with the award at the VGP/Planetology luncheon on Tuesday, December 4, at the AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco.

1984-04-01

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Biomass Alternative Fuels Program: results of the feasibility studies awarded under PL 96-126. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Biomass Alternative Fuels Program was established by law and supplied government funding to 11 industrial organizations to perform feasibility studies on the production of alternative fuels from biomass feedstocks. This report presents a summary of the studies conducted under this program and a discussion of the accomplishments and impact of the program. The final reports from each of the

N. E. Stanley; L. R. Wheeler; R. W. Carpenter

1983-01-01

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1991 Children's Book Awards.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Lists the winners of the 1991 children's book awards, including the Newbery Award (Jerry Spinelli); the Caldecott Award (David Macaulay); the Coretta Scott King Award (Mildred Taylor, author; Leo and Diane Dillon, illustrators); and the Mildred L. Batchelder Award (Rafik Shami, author; translated from Arabic by Rika Lesser). (LRW)

School Library Media Annual (SLMA), 1991

1991-01-01

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Plant cell wall architecture. Final technical report for DOE award no. DE-FG02-97ER20258  

SciTech Connect

The goals of the project were to investigate the roles of caffeoyl coenzyme A O-methyltransferase (CCoAOMT), an enzyme involved in the phenylpropanoid biosynthetic pathway, in the biosynthesis of lignin. The investigators proposed to analyze the expression pattern of CCoAOMT in plants, and examine how reduction in the expression of CCoAOMT would affect lignin content and composition. The goals were fulfilled, and significant findings on lignin biochemistry were made. Two papers were published, and one patent application based on the findings was filed.

None

2002-08-06

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EDITORIAL: The Nuclear Fusion Award The Nuclear Fusion Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Nuclear Fusion Award ceremony for 2009 and 2010 award winners was held during the 23rd IAEA Fusion Energy Conference in Daejeon. This time, both 2009 and 2010 award winners were celebrated by the IAEA and the participants of the 23rd IAEA Fusion Energy Conference. The Nuclear Fusion Award is a paper prize to acknowledge the best distinguished paper among the published papers in a particular volume of the Nuclear Fusion journal. Among the top-cited and highly-recommended papers chosen by the Editorial Board, excluding overview and review papers, and by analyzing self-citation and non-self-citation with an emphasis on non-self-citation, the Editorial Board confidentially selects ten distinguished papers as nominees for the Nuclear Fusion Award. Certificates are given to the leading authors of the Nuclear Fusion Award nominees. The final winner is selected among the ten nominees by the Nuclear Fusion Editorial Board voting confidentially. 2009 Nuclear Fusion Award nominees For the 2009 award, the papers published in the 2006 volume were assessed and the following papers were nominated, most of which are magnetic confinement experiments, theory and modeling, while one addresses inertial confinement. Sabbagh S.A. et al 2006 Resistive wall stabilized operation in rotating high beta NSTX plasmas Nucl. Fusion 46 635-44 La Haye R.J. et al 2006 Cross-machine benchmarking for ITER of neoclassical tearing mode stabilization by electron cyclotron current drive Nucl. Fusion 46 451-61 Honrubia J.J. et al 2006 Three-dimensional fast electron transport for ignition-scale inertial fusion capsules Nucl. Fusion 46 L25-8 Ido T. et al 2006 Observation of the interaction between the geodesic acoustic mode and ambient fluctuation in the JFT-2M tokamak Nucl. Fusion 46 512-20 Plyusnin V.V. et al 2006 Study of runaway electron generation during major disruptions in JET Nucl. Fusion 46 277-84 Pitts R.A. et al 2006 Far SOL ELM ion energies in JET Nucl. Fusion 46 82-98 Berk H.L. et al 2006 Explanation of the JET n = 0 chirping mode Nucl. Fusion 46 S888-97 Urano H. et al 2006 Confinement degradation with beta for ELMy HH-mode plasmas in JT-60U tokamak Nucl. Fusion 46 781-7 Izzo V.A. et al 2006 A numerical investigation of the effects of impurity penetration depth on disruption mitigation by massive high-pressure gas jet Nucl. Fusion 46 541-7 Inagaki S. et al 2006 Comparison of transient electron heat transport in LHD helical and JT-60U tokamak plasmas Nucl. Fusion 46 133-41 Watanabe T.-H. et al 2006 Velocity-space structures of distribution function in toroidal ion temperature gradient turbulence Nucl. Fusion 46 24-32 2010 Nuclear Fusion Award nominees For the 2010 award, the papers published in the 2007 volume were assessed and the following papers were nominated, all of which are magnetic confinement experiments and theory. Rice J.E. et al 2007 Inter-machine comparison of intrinsic toroidal rotation in tokamaks Nucl. Fusion 47 1618-24 Lipschultz B. et al 2007 Plasma-surface interaction, scrape-off layer and divertor physics: implications for ITER Nucl. Fusion 47 1189-205 Loarer T. et al 2007 Gas balance and fuel retention in fusion devices Nucl. Fusion 47 1112-20 Garcia O.E et al 2007 Fluctuations and transport in the TCV scrape-off layer Nucl. Fusion 47 667-76 Zonca F. et al 2007 Electron fishbones: theory and experimental evidence Nucl. Fusion 47 1588-97 Maggi C.F. et al 2007 Characteristics of the H-mode pedestal in improved confinement scenarios in ASDEX Upgrade, DIII-D, JET and JT-60U Nucl. Fusion 47 535-51 Yoshida M. et al 2007 Momentum transport and plasma rotation profile in toroidal direction in JT-60U L-mode plasmas Nucl. Fusion 47 856-63 Zohm H. et al 2007 Control of MHD instabilities by ECCD: ASDEX Upgrade results and implications for ITER Nucl. Fusion 47 228-32 Snyder P.B. et al 2007 Stability and dynamics of the edge pedestal in the low collisionality regime: physics mechanisms for steady-state ELM-free operation Nucl. Fusion 47 961-8 Urano H. et al 2007 H-mode pedestal structure in the variation of toroidal rotation and toroidal f

Kikuchi, M.

2011-01-01

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Final Rules for Expanded Access to Investigational Drugs for ...  

Center for Drug Evaluation (CDER)

... benefit from such therapies. The rule goes into effect 60 days from date of publication in the Federal Register. The final rule ... More results from www.fda.gov/drugs/developmentapprovalprocess/howdrugsaredevelopedandapproved

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The Minor Suit Award.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Proposes creation of a tongue-in-cheek award for those who would rather sue than try to resolve problems through negotiation and communication. Nominates specific cases tried in 1982, 1983, and 1984 to receive the award. (Author/PGD)

Zirkel, Perry A.

1985-01-01

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NSTA Awards & Competitions  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Site provides information on awards and grants for teachers of all grade levels and disciplines. Also links to information on student awards and competitions, as well as other NSTA resources and information.

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Youth Physical Fitness Awards  

Microsoft Academic Search

For more than 20 years national awards have been given to youth who have met predetermined standards on physical fitness test batteries. These awards were established to motivate improvements in youth fitness, to motivate youth to want to take fimess tests, and to encourage active lifestyles. Recently questions have been raised as to the effectiveness of these award schemes. Theoretical

Charles B. Corbin; James R. Whitehead; Peter Y. Lovejoy

1988-01-01

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Final report for the network authentication investigation and pilot.  

SciTech Connect

New network based authentication mechanisms are beginning to be implemented in industry. This project investigated different authentication technologies to see if and how Sandia might benefit from them. It also investigated how these mechanisms can integrate with the Sandia Two-Factor Authentication Project. The results of these investigations and a network authentication path forward strategy are documented in this report.

Eldridge, John M.; Dautenhahn, Nathan; Miller, Marc M.; Wiener, Dallas J; Witzke, Edward L.

2006-11-01

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New award will honor contributions to education  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

AGU is seeking nominations for the Union's new award, the Excellence in Geophysical Education Award, which recognizes a contribution to the advancement of the geophysical sciences through educational activities. Members have supported the geophysical sciences through a wide variety of educational activities at all levels, kindergarten through postgraduate, with such contributions helping to build the foundation for future research and advancements in science. Approved by the Council at the 1996 Spring Meeting, this award is the culmination of several years of discussion by the Education and Human Resources Committee and of a final proposal for Council action prepared jointly by the Education and Human Resources Committee and the Fellows Committee. An Education Award Committee, appointed by the AGU President, will review nominations and recommend a recipient for the final approval of the Executive Committee.

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Good Timing: CEO Stock Option Awards and Company News Announcements  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper proposes and implements a new method for investigating whether CEOs influence the terms of their own compensation. I analyze the dates of 591 stock option awards to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies in 1992 and 1993, finding that the timing of awards coincides with favorable movements in companies stock prices even though the awards remain secret for many

David Yermack

1995-01-01

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Investigation of multiparticle final states in {sup 12}C photoreactions  

SciTech Connect

The {sup 12}C({gamma},pn), {sup 12}C({gamma},pp), {sup 12}C({gamma},ppp), {sup 12}C({gamma},pp{pi}{sup {plus_minus}}), {sup 12}C({gamma},p{pi}{sup {plus_minus}}) reactions have been studied using tagged photons of energy E{sub {gamma}}=250{endash}600 MeV. A model which includes all major absorption mechanisms and final state interactions gives results that agree well with the shapes of missing energy spectra, but for some channels the predicted cross sections are too large. {copyright} {ital 1998} {ital The American Physical Society}

Harty, P.D.; MacGregor, I.J.; Annand, J.R.; Anthony, I.; Cross, G.E.; Hall, S.J.; Kellie, J.D.; McGeorge, J.C.; Miller, G.J.; Owens, R.O. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ (Scotland); Grabmayr, P.; Hehl, T.; Lamparter, T.; Sauer, M.; Schneider, R.; Spaeth, K. [Physikalisches Institut, Universitaet Tuebingen, D-72076 Tuebingen (Germany); Branford, D.; Davinson, T.; MacKenzie, J.A. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JZ (Scotland); Ahrens, J.; Beck, R. [Institut fuer Kernphysik, Johannes-Gutenberg Universitaet, D-55099 Mainz (Germany)

1998-01-01

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An Investigation of Personality and Music Teaching Success. Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of the study was to investigate the relationships between personality and motivational variables and music teaching success criteria. The success criteria investigated were class mean residual gain scores of pupils and teacher ratings by pupils, building principals, supervisors, peers, and teachers themselves. The problems considered…

Krueger, Reynold J.

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AGU Awards  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Since the arrival of the space age, Herbert Friedman's whole life has been dedicated to the observation and interpretation of the space environment and its behavior. Thus, in 1949, when V-2 missiles were made available to American investigators, he began his experiments at the Naval Research Laboratory by adapting laboratory instruments to measure in space the solar ultraviolet and X ray light and its absorption in the high atmosphere. Then he went on to investigate the effect of the solar radiation on the ionosphere. His interest in space geophysics—the influence of sun on earth—has never flagged since. He has always shown superb judgment in choosing experiments which were both scientifically significant and achievable. Hence, he was led to pioneering discoveries in geophysical understanding.

Mange, Philip; Ness, Norman F.; Friedman, Herbert

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Criminal investigations and the Superfund program. Fact sheet (Final)  

SciTech Connect

The fact sheet, directed toward any one who witnesses fraudulent activity in EPA programs, discusses areas in which fraud and abuse can occur and provides an understanding of the criminal investigation process that results from reports of suspicious activity.

Not Available

1990-09-01

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Final work plan for targeted investigation at Hilton, Kansas.  

SciTech Connect

This Work Plan outlines the scope of a targeted investigation to update the status of carbon tetrachloride contamination in groundwater associated with grain storage operations at Hilton, Kansas. The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), operated a grain storage facility in Hilton during the 1950s and 1960s. At the time of the CCC/USDA operation in Hilton, grain storage facilities (CCC/USDA and private) were located along the both sides of the former Union Pacific railroad tracks (Figure 1.1). The main grain storage structures were on or near the railroad right-of-way. The proposed targeted investigation, to be conducted by Argonne National Laboratory on the behalf of CCC/USDA, will supplement Argonne's Phase I and Phase II investigations in 1996-1997. The earlier investigations erroneously focused on an area east of the railroad property where the CCC/USDA did not operate, specifically on a private grain storage facility. In addition, the investigation was limited in scope, because access to railroad property was denied (Argonne 1997a,b). The hydrogeologic system at Hilton is potentially complex.

LaFreniere, L. M.; Environmental Science Division

2007-08-28

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Geophysical investigation at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. Final report,  

SciTech Connect

Results of a geophysical investigation at the incinerator site of Philadelphia Naval Shipyard are presented. Following the end of World War II, 50 to 60 pallets of gas cylinders were reportedly buried to the west of the old incinerator at Girard Point. The contents of the cylinders are unknown. Extensive filling operations occurred at Girard Point from 1940 to 1970, resulting in shallow groundwater surface in the area, 2 to 10 ft deep, which would indicate that the cylinders are probably in direct contact with the water surface. The geophysical investigation presented in this report was designed to help alleviate uncertainties produced from previous studies in the area. The geophysical program included electromagnetic induction and magnetic survey methods. The results of the various surveys were integrated, and numerous anomalous areas were interpreted. Anomalies warranting further investigation were presented along with a priority ranking.

Sharp, M.K.

1992-03-01

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Investigation of the string effect using final state photons  

Microsoft Academic Search

The string effect in QCD is investigated using data from the OPAL detector at LEP. By comparing the charged particle flow in three-jet multihadronic events with that in events with two jets and a hard isolated photon, the sensitivity to particular models is reduced. A comparison with various Monte Carlo models is presented. The difference in particle flows in the

R J Akers; Gideon Alexander; J. Allison; N. Altekamp; K A Ametewee; K. J. Anderson; S. Anderson; S. Arcelli; S. Asai; D A Axen; Georges Azuelos; A. H. Ball; E. Barberio; R. J. Barlow; R. Bartoldus; J Richard Batley; G. Beaudoin; J. Bechtluft; A. Beck; G. A. Beck; C. Beeston; T. Behnke; K. W. Bell; G. Bella; Stanislaus Cornelius Maria Bentvelsen; P. Bright-Thomas; Siegfried Bethke; O. Biebel; Ian J Bloodworth; P. Bock; H. M. Bosch; M. Boutemeur; S. Braibant; R. M. Brown; A. Buijs; Helfried J Burckhart; C. Burgard; R. Bürgin; P. Capiluppi; R. K. Carnegie; A. A. Carter; J. R. Carter; C. Y. Chang; C. Charlesworth; D. G. Charlton; S. L. Chu; P. E. L. Clarke; J. C. Clayton; S. G. Clowes; I. Cohen; J. E. Conboy; O. C. Cooke; M. Cuffiani; S. Dado; C. Dallapiccola; G. M. Dallavalle; C L Darling; S. De Jong; L. A. del Pozo; H. Deng; M. S. Dixit; E. do Couto e Silva; J. E. Duboscq; E. Duchovni; G. Duckeck; I. P. Duerdoth; U. C. Dunwoody; J. E. G. Edwards; P. G. Estabrooks; H. G. Evans; Franco Luigi Fabbri; B. Fabbro; M. Fanti; P. Fath; F. Fiedler; M. Fierro; Margret Fincke-Keeler; H. M. Fischer; R. Folman; D. G. Fong; M. Foucher; H. Fukui; A. Fürtjes; P. Gagnon; A. Gaidot; J. W. Gary; J. Gascon; S. M. Gascon-Shotkin; N. I. Geddes; C. Geich-Gimbel; S. W. Gensler; F. X. Gentit; T. Geralis; G. Giacomelli; P. Giacomelli; R. Giacomelli; V. Gibson; W. R. Gibson; James D Gillies; D. M. Gingrich; J. Goldberg; M. J. Goodrick; W. Gorn; C. Grandi; E. Gross; G. G. Hanson; M. Hansroul; M. Hapke; C. K. Hargrove; P. A. Hart; C. Hartmann; M. Hauschild; C. M. Hawkes; R. Hawkings; Richard J Hemingway; G. Herten; R. D. Heuer; J. C. Hill; S. J. Hillier; T. Hilse; P. R. Hobson; D. Hochman; R James Homer; A. K. Honma; R. Howard; R. E. Hughes-Jones; D. E. Hutchcroft; P. Igo-Kemenes; D. C. Imrie; A. Jawahery; P. W. Jeffreys; H. Jeremie; Martin Paul Jimack; A. Joly; M. Jones; R. W. L. Jones; P. Jovanovic; J I Kanzaki; D A Karlen; K. Kawagoe; T. Kawamoto; Richard K Keeler; R. G. Kellogg; B. W. Kennedy; B. J. King; J. King; J. Kirk; S. Kluth; T. Kobayashi; M. Kobel; D. S. Koetke; T. P. Kokott; S. Komamiya; R V Kowalewski; T. Kress; P. Krieger; J. von Krogh; P. Kyberd; G. D. Lafferty; H. Lafoux; R. Lahmann; W. P. Lai; D. Lanske; J. Lauber; J. G. Layter; A. M. Lee; E. Lefebvre; Daniel Lellouch; J. Letts; L. Levinson; S. L. Lloyd; F. K. Loebinger; G. D. Long; B. Lorazo; Michael J Losty; J. Ludwig; A. Luig; A. Malik; M. Mannelli; S. Marcellini; C. Markus; A. J. Martin; J. P. Martin; T. Mashimo; W. Matthews; P. Mättig; J A McKenna; E. A. Mckigney; T. J. McMahon; A. I. McNab; F. Meijers; S. Menke; F. S. Merritt; H. Mes; Aldo Michelini; G. Mikenberg; D. J. Miller; R. Mir; W. Mohr; A. Montanari; T. Mori; M. Morii; U. Müller; B. Nellen; B. Nijjhar; S. W. O'Neale; F. G. Oakham; F. Odorici; H. O. Ogren; N. J. Oldershaw; C. J. Oram; M. J. Oreglia; S. Orito; F. Palmonari; J. P. Pansart; G. N. Patrick; M. J. Pearce; P. D. Phillips; J. E. Pilcher; J L Pinfold; D. E. Plane; P R Poffenberger; B. Poli; A. Posthaus; T. W. Pritchard; H. Przysiezniak; M. W. Redmond; D. L. Rees; D. Rigby; M. G. Rison; S. A. Robins; N L Rodning; J. M. Roney; E. Ros; A. M. Rossi; M. Rosvick; P. Routenburg; Y. Rozen; K. Runge; O. Runolfsson; D. R. Rust; M. Sasaki; C. Sbarra; A. D. Schaile; O. Schaile; F. Scharf; P. Scharff-Hansen; P. Schenk; B. Schmitt; M. Schröder; H. C. Schultz-Coulon; M. Schulz; P. Schütz; J. Schwiening; W. G. Scott; M. Settles; T. G. Shears; B. C. Shen; C. H. Shepherd-Themistocleous; P. Sherwood; G. P. Siroli; A. Skillman; A. Skuja; A. M. Smith; T. J. Smith; G. A. Snow; Randall J Sobie; S. Söldner-Rembold; R. W. Springer; M. Sproston; A. Stahl; M. Starks; C. Stegmann; K. Stephens; J. Steuerer; B. Stockhausen; D. Strom; P. Szymanski; R. Tafirout; P. Taras; S. Tarem; M. Tecchio; P. Teixeira-Dias; N. Tesch; M. A. Thomson; E. von Törne; S. Towers; M. Tscheulin; T. Tsukamoto; A. S. Turcot; M. F. Turner-Watson; P. Utzat; R. Van Kooten; G Vasseur; P. Vikas; M G Vincter; F. Wäckerle; A. Wagner; D. L. Wagner; C. P. Ward; D. R. Ward; J. J. Ward; P. M. Watkins; A. T. Watson; N. K. Watson; P. Weber; P. S. Wells; N. Wermes; B. Wilkens; G. W. Wilson; J. A. Wilson; T. Wlodek; G. Wolf; S A Wotton; T. R. Wyatt; G. Yekutieli; V. Zacek; W. Zeuner; G. T. Zorn

1995-01-01

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Final work plan for targeted investigation at Inman, Kansas.  

SciTech Connect

In 1997, low levels of carbon tetrachloride (below the maximum contaminant level [MCL] of 5 {micro}g/L) were detected in groundwater at Inman, Kansas, by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). The 1997 KDHE sampling was conducted under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) private well sampling program. The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), a USDA agency, operated a grain storage facility in Inman from 1954 to 1965. Carbon tetrachloride is the contaminant of primary concern at sites associated with former CCC/USDA grain storage operations. Inman is located in southwest McPherson County, approximately 10 mi southwest of the city of McPherson (Figure 1.1). To determine whether the former CCC/USDA facility at Inman is a potential contaminant source and its possible relationship to the contamination in groundwater, the CCC/USDA has agreed to conduct an investigation at Inman, in accordance with the Intergovernmental Agreement between the KDHE and the Farm Service Agency of the USDA. For this work plan, Argonne compiled historical data related to the previous investigations and grain storage operations at Inman. Through a review of documents acquired from all available sources, other potential contaminant source areas (in addition to the former CCC/USDA facility) have been identified as (1) the commercial grain storage structures northwest of Inman, along the railroad right-of-way, and (2) small former private grain storage facilities west of Main Street and near the former CCC/USDA facility at the southern edge of Inman (Figure 1.2). Previous investigations and the potential source areas are discussed in Section 2.

LaFreniere, L. M.; Environmental Science Division

2007-11-05

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Final report : Phase III targeted investigation, Everest, Kansas.  

SciTech Connect

The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), formerly operated grain storage facilities at two different locations at Everest, Kansas (Figure 1.1). One facility (referred to in this report as the Everest facility) was at the western edge of the city. The second facility (referred to in this report as Everest East) was about 0.5 mi northeast of the town. The CCC/USDA operated these facilities from the early 1950s until the early 1970s, at a time when commercial fumigants containing carbon tetrachloride were in common use by the CCC/USDA and private industry for the preservation of grain in storage. In 1997 the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) sampled several domestic drinking water and non-drinking water wells in the Everest area as part of the CCC/USDA Private Well Sampling Program. All of the sampled wells were outside the Everest city limits. Carbon tetrachloride contamination was identified at a single domestic drinking water well (the Nigh well, DW06; Figure 1.1) approximately 3/8 mi northwest of the former Everest CCC/USDA grain storage facility. Subsequent KDHE investigations suggested that the contamination in DW06 could be linked to the former use of grain fumigants at the CCC/USDA facility. For this reason, the CCC/USDA is conducting a phased environmental study to determine the source and extent of the carbon tetrachloride contamination at Everest and to identify potential remedial options. The studies are being performed by the Environmental Research Division of Argonne National Laboratory. Two phases of investigation were completed previously; this report presents the findings of the targeted Phase III investigation at Everest.

LaFreniere, L. M.; Environmental Science Division

2006-01-31

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Investigation of the string effect using final state photons  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The string effect in QCD is investigated using data from the OPAL detector at LEP. By comparing the charged particle flow in three-jet multihadronic events with that in events with two jets and a hard isolated photon, the sensitivity to particular models is reduced. A comparison with various Monte Carlo models is presented. The difference in particle flows in the interquark region is found to be well reproduced by a leading order calculation of soft gluon emission, in the spirit of the Local Parton Hadron Duality hypothesis.

Akers, R.; Alexander, G.; Allison, J.; Altekamp, N.; Ametewee, K.; Anderson, K. J.; Anderson, S.; Arcelli, S.; Asai, S.; Axen, D.; Azuelos, G.; Ball, A. H.; Barberio, E.; Barlow, R. J.; Bartoldus, R.; Batley, J. R.; Beaudoin, G.; Bechtluft, J.; Beck, A.; Beck, G. A.; Beeston, C.; Behnke, T.; Bell, K. W.; Bella, G.; Bentvelsen, S.; Berlich, P.; Bethke, S.; Biebel, O.; Bloodworth, I. J.; Bock, P.; Bosch, H. M.; Boutemeur, M.; Braibant, S.; Bright-Thomas, P.; Brown, R. M.; Buijs, A.; Burckhart, H. J.; Burgard, C.; Bürgin, R.; Capiluppi, P.; Carnegie, R. K.; Carter, A. A.; Carter, J. R.; Chang, C. Y.; Charlesworth, C.; Charlton, D. G.; Chu, S. L.; Clarke, P. E. L.; Clayton, J. C.; Clowes, S. G.; Cohen, I.; Conboy, J. E.; Cooke, O. C.; Cuffiani, M.; Dado, S.; Dallapiccola, C.; Dallavalle, G. M.; Darling, C.; de Jong, S.; Del Pozo, L. A.; Deng, H.; Dixit, M. S.; Do Couto E Silva, E.; Duboscq, J. E.; Duchovni, E.; Duckeck, G.; Duerdoth, I. P.; Dunwoody, U. C.; Edwards, J. E. G.; Estabrooks, P. G.; Evans, H. G.; Fabbri, F.; Fabbro, B.; Fanti, M.; Fath, P.; Fiedler, F.; Fierro, M.; Fincke-Keeler, M.; Fischer, H. M.; Folman, R.; Fong, D. G.; Foucher, M.; Fukui, H.; Fürtjes, A.; Gagnon, P.; Gaidot, A.; Gary, J. W.; Gascon, J.; Gascon-Shotkin, S. M.; Geddes, N. I.; Geich-Gimbel, C.; Gensler, S. W.; Gentit, F. X.; Geralis, T.; Giacomelli, G.; Giacomelli, P.; Giacomelli, R.; Gibson, V.; Gibson, W. R.; Gillies, J. D.; Gingrich, D. M.; Goldberg, J.; Goodrick, M. J.; Gorn, W.; Grandi, C.; Gross, E.; Hanson, G. G.; Hansroul, M.; Hapke, M.; Hargrove, C. K.; Hart, P. A.; Hartmann, C.; Hauschild, M.; Hawkes, C. M.; Hawkings, R.; Hemingway, R. J.; Herten, G.; Heuer, R. D.; Hill, J. C.; Hillier, S. J.; Hilse, T.; Hobson, P. R.; Hochman, D.; Homer, R. J.; Honma, A. K.; Howard, R.; Hughes-Jones, R. E.; Hutchcroft, D. E.; Igo-Kemenes, P.; Imrie, D. C.; Jawahery, A.; Jeffreys, P. W.; Jeremie, H.; Jimack, M.; Joly, A.; Jones, M.; Jones, R. W. L.; Jovanovic, P.; Kanzaki, J.; Karlen, D.; Kawagoe, K.; Kawamoto, T.; Keeler, R. K.; Kellogg, R. G.; Kennedy, B. W.; King, B. J.; King, J.; Kirk, J.; Kluth, S.; Kobayashi, T.; Kobel, M.; Koetke, D. S.; Kokott, T. P.; Komamiya, S.; Kowalewski, R.; Kress, T.; Krieger, P.; von Krogh, J.; Kyberd, P.; Lafferty, G. D.; Lafoux, H.; Lahmann, R.; Lai, W. P.; Lanske, D.; Lauber, J.; Layter, J. G.; Lee, A. M.; Lefebvre, E.; Lellouch, D.; Letts, J.; Levinson, L.; Lloyd, S. L.; Loebinger, F. K.; Long, G. D.; Lorazo, B.; Losty, M. J.; Ludwig, J.; Luig, A.; Malik, A.; Mannelli, M.; Marcellini, S.; Markus, C.; Martin, A. J.; Martin, J. P.; Mashimo, T.; Matthews, W.; Mättig, P.; McKenna, J.; McKigney, E. A.; McMahon, T. J.; McNab, A. I.; Meijers, F.; Menke, S.; Merritt, F. S.; Mes, H.; Michelini, A.; Mikenberg, G.; Miller, D. J.; Mir, R.; Mohr, W.; Montanari, A.; Mori, T.; Morii, M.; Müller, U.; Nellen, B.; Nijjhar, B.; O'Neale, S. W.; Oakham, F. G.; Odorici, F.; Ogren, H. O.; Oldershaw, N. J.; Oram, C. J.; Oreglia, M. J.; Orito, S.; Palmonari, F.; Pansart, J. P.; Patrick, G. N.; Pearce, M. J.; Phillips, P. D.; Pilcher, J. E.; Pinfold, J.; Plane, D. E.; Poffenberger, P.; Poli, B.; Posthaus, A.; Pritchard, T. W.; Przysiezniak, H.; Redmond, M. W.; Rees, D. L.; Rigby, D.; Rison, M. G.; Robins, S. A.; Rodning, N.; Roney, J. M.; Ros, E.; Rossi, A. M.; Rosvick, M.; Routenburg, P.; Rozen, Y.; Runge, K.; Runolfsson, O.; Rust, D. R.; Sasaki, M.; Sbarra, C.; Schaile, A. D.; Schaile, O.; Scharf, F.; Scharff-Hansen, P.; Schenk, P.; Schmitt, B.; Schröder, M.; Schultz-Coulon, H. C.; Schulz, M.; Schütz, P.; Schwiening, J.; Scott, W. G.; Settles, M.; Shears, T. G.; Shen, B. C.; Shepherd-Themistocleous, C. H.; Sherwood, P.; Siroli, G. P.; Skillman, A.; Skuja, A.; Smith, A. M.; Smith, T. J.; Snow, G. A.; Sobie, R.; Söldner-Rembold, S.; Springer, R. W.; Sproston, M.; Stahl, A.; Starks, M.; Stegmann, C.; Stephens, K.; Steuerer, J.; Stockhausen, B.; Strom, D.; Szymanski, P.; Tafirout, R.; Taras, P.; Tarem, S.; Tecchio, M.; Teixeira-Dias, P.; Tesch, N.; Thomson, M. A.; von Törne, E.; Towers, S.; Tscheulin, M.; Tsukamoto, T.; Turcot, A. S.; Turner-Watson, M. F.; Utzat, P.; van Kooten, R.; Vaseur, G.; Vikas, P.; Vincter, M.; Wäckerle, F.; Wagner, A.; Wagner, D. L.; Ward, C. P.; Ward, D. R.; Ward, J. J.; Watkins, P. M.; Watson, A. T.; Watson, N. K.; Weber, P.; Wells, P. S.; Wermes, N.; Wilkens, B.; Wilson, G. W.; Wilson, J. A.; Wlodek, T.; Wolf, G.; Wotton, S.; Wyatt, T. R.; Yekutieli, G.; Zacek, V.; Zeuner, W.; Zorn, G. T.

1995-12-01

39

Fundamental investigation of duct/ESP phenomena. Final report  

SciTech Connect

Radian Corporation was contracted to investigate duct injection and ESP phenomena in a 1.7 MW pilot plant constructed for this test program. This study was an attempt to resolve problems found in previous studies and answer remaining questions for the technology using an approach which concentrates on the fundamental mechanisms of the process. The goal of the study was to obtain a better understanding of the basic physical and chemical phenomena that control: (1) the desulfurization of flue gas by calcium-based reagent, and (2) the coupling of an existing ESP particulate collection device to the duct injection process. Process economics are being studied by others. (VC)

Brown, C.A. [Radian Corp., Austin, TX (United States); Durham, M.D. [ADA Technologies, Inc., Englewood, CO (United States); Sowa, W.A. [California Univ., Irvine, CA (United States). Combustion Lab.; Himes, R.M. [Fossil Energy Research Corp., Laguna Hills, CA (United States); Mahaffey, W.A. [CHAM of North America, Inc., Huntsville, AL (United States)

1991-10-21

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Final work plan : environmental site investigation at Sylvan Grove, Kansas.  

SciTech Connect

In 1998, carbon tetrachloride was found above the maximum contaminant level (MCL) of 5 {micro}g/L in groundwater from one private livestock well at Sylvan Grove, Kansas, by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE). The 1998 KDHE sampling was conducted under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) private well sampling program. The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), a USDA agency, operated a grain storage facility in Sylvan Grove from 1954 to1966. Carbon tetrachloride is the contaminant of primary concern at sites associated with former CCC/USDA grain storage operations. Sylvan Grove is located in western Lincoln County, approximately 60 mi west of Salina (Figure 1.1). To determine whether the former CCC/USDA facility at Sylvan Grove is a potential contaminant source and its possible relationship to the contamination in groundwater, the CCC/USDA has agreed to conduct an investigation, in accordance with the Intergovernmental Agreement between the KDHE and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the USDA. This Work Plan presents historical data related to previous investigations, grain storage operations, local private wells and public water supply (PWS) wells, and local geologic and hydrogeologic conditions at Sylvan Grove. The findings from a review of all available documents are discussed in Section 2. On the basis of the analyses of historical data, the following specific technical objectives are proposed for the site investigation at Sylvan Grove: (1) Evaluate the potential source of carbon tetrachloride at the former CCC/USDA facility; (2) Determine the relationship of potential contamination (if present) at the former CCC/USDA facility to contamination identified in 1998 in groundwater samples from one private well to the west; and (3) Delineate the extent of potential contamination associated with the former CCC/USDA facility. The detailed scope of work is outlined in Section 3. The results of the proposed work will provide the basis for determining what future CCC/USDA actions may be necessary, with the ultimate goal of achieving classification of the Sylvan Grove site at no further action status. The proposed activities are to be performed on behalf of the CCC/USDA by the Environmental Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory, a nonprofit, multidisciplinary research center operated by the UChicago Argonne, LLC, for the U.S. Department of Energy. Argonne provides technical assistance to the CCC/USDA concerning environmental site characterization and remediation at former grain storage facilities. Argonne issued a Master Work Plan (Argonne 2002) that has been approved by the KDHE. The Master Work Plan describes the general scope of all investigations at former CCC/USDA facilities in Kansas and provides guidance for these investigations. That document should be consulted for the complete details of plans for work associated with the former CCC/USDA facility at Sylvan Grove.

LaFreniere, L. M. (Environmental Science Division)

2012-07-15

41

The Blockbuster Punitive Damages Awards  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper provides an analysis of 64 punitive damages awards of at least $100 million. Based on an inventory of these cases, there is evidence that these blockbuster awards are highly concentrated geographically, as two states account for 27 of the 64 awards.The awards also have been rising substantially over time, with the majority of these blockbuster awards taking place

W. Kip Kip Viscusi

2004-01-01

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Final report : Hanover environmental site investigation, 2009-2010.  

SciTech Connect

The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), operated a grain storage facility at the northeastern edge of the city of Hanover, Kansas, from 1950 until the early 1970s. During this time, commercial grain fumigants containing carbon tetrachloride were in common use by the grain storage industry to preserve grain in their facilities. In February 1998, trace to low levels of carbon tetrachloride were detected in two private lawn and garden wells near the former grain storage facility at Hanover, as part of a statewide USDA private well sampling program that was implemented by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) near former CCC/USDA facilities. In July 2007, the CCC/USDA sampled indoor air at nine residences on or adjacent to its former facility to address the residents concerns. Low levels of carbon tetrachloride were detected at four of the nine homes. Consequently, the CCC/USDA has conducted investigations, under the direction of the KDHE, to determine the source and extent of the carbon tetrachloride contamination that might be associated with the former facility. In July 2007, the CCC/USDA sampled indoor air at nine residences on or adjacent to its former facility to address the residents concerns regarding vapor intrusion (VI). Low levels of carbon tetrachloride were detected at four of the nine homes. Because carbon tetrachloride found in private wells and indoor air at Hanover might be linked to historical use of fumigants containing carbon tetrachloride at its former grain storage facility, the CCC/USDA has conducted investigations to determine the source and extent of the carbon tetrachloride contamination that may be associated with the former facility. The results of the comprehensive investigation at Hanover indicate that no unacceptable risk to human health currently exists from exposure to surface and subsurface soils by either ingestion, inhalation or dermal contact. No risk is associated with potential exposure to contaminated groundwater at Hanover. No drinking water wells are known to exist in Hanover, and the drinking water supply comes from RWD No.1 at Lanham, Kansas, located 6.5 mi north of Hanover. Limited potential risk was identified due to exposure to indoor air contaminated with carbon tetrachloride, but this risk has been mitigated, thereby removing this threat to human health. Radon is prevalent in the community, at concentrations exceeding the level at which the EPA recommends additional measures (testing and/or mitigation). The recommended testing and mitigation (if needed) are the responsibility of the homeowners. In the current condition in which no private wells are used for drinking water in the affected area, no unacceptable human health risk from carbon tetrachloride is associated with the identified impacted media at the Hanover site.

LaFreniere, L. M. (Environmental Science Division)

2011-06-07

43

Experimental Investigation of Radio-Turbulence Induced Diffusion -- Final Report  

SciTech Connect

The outcome of this research project suggests that the transport of radon in water is significantly greater than that predicted solely by molecular diffusion. The original study was related to the long term storage of {sup 226}Ra-bearing sand at the DOE Fernald site and determining whether a barrier of water covering the sand would be effective in reducing the emanation of {sup 222}Rn from the sand. Initial observations before this study found the transport of radon in water to be greater than that predicted solely by molecular diffusion. Fick's law on diffusion was used to model the transport of radon in water including the impact associated with radioactive decay. Initial measurements suggested that the deposition of energy in water associated with the radioactive decay process influences diffusion and enhances transport of radon. A multi-region, one-dimensional, steady-state transport model was used to analyze the movement of radon through a sequential column of air, water and air. An effective diffusion coefficient was determined by varying the thickness of the water column and measuring the time for transport of {sup 222}Rn through of the water barrier. A one-region, one-dimensional transient diffusion equation was developed to investigate the build up of radon at the end of the water column to the time when a steady-state, equilibrium condition was achieved. This build up with time is characteristic of the transport rate of radon in water and established the basis for estimating the effective diffusion coefficient for {sup 222}Rn in water. Several experiments were conducted using different types and physical arrangements of water barriers to examine how radon transport is influenced by the water barrier. Results of our measurements confirm our theoretical analyses which suggest that convective forces other than pure molecular diffusion impact the transport of {sup 222}Rn through the water barrier. An effective diffusion coefficient is defined that includes effects of molecular diffusion and convection to describe the transport of radon in water. The effective diffusion coefficients measured in these experiments are 6.8 x 10{sup -4} {+-} 28% and 3.5 x 10{sup -4} {+-} 34% cm{sup 2} sec{sup -1} for the steady-state and transient diffusion conditions, respectively. Water barriers ranging in thickness from 30-50 cm reduce the amount of radon released from the radium-bearing source material by a factor of 0.3-0.1, respectively.

Spitz, H. B.; Usman, S.

2005-07-07

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Clean Cities National Partner Awards  

SciTech Connect

U. S. DOE Clean Cities Program has awarded its National Partner awards for 2002, and the awards will be presented at the Clean Cities Conference in May 2002. This fact sheets describe the winners and their contributions.

Not Available

2002-05-01

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IRA Award-Winning Research.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents summaries of the research studies winning the Albert J. Harris Award, the Elva Knight Research Grants Award, and the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award at the 1983 convention of the International Reading Association. (FL)|

Seifert, Mary

1983-01-01

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Awarding Monopoly Franchises  

Microsoft Academic Search

The authors analyze how to award a monopoly franchise when the objective is to maximize expected consumers' surplus net of transfer payments to the producer. Potential producers initially possess independent private information about uncertain production costs. Only the chosen producer subsequently observes realized production costs. After awarding the franchise to the producer with the lowest expected costs, prices are optimally

Michael H. Riordan; David E. M. Sappington

1987-01-01

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Science & Engineering Doctorate Awards: 2000  

NSF Publications Database

... 2000 Detailed Statistical Tables Hypertext Format Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards: 2000 ... pdf) Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards: 2000 This report is available in hypertext (.htm ...

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Manganese Sulfate from the People's Republic of China. Investigation No. 731-TA-725 (Final).  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Based on the record in this final investigation, we unanimously determine that the industry in the United States producing manganese sulfate is neither materially injured, nor threatened with material injury, by reason of imports from the People's Republi...

1995-01-01

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Final STS-35 Columbia Descent BET Products and Results for LaRC OEX Investigations.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Final STS-35 'Columbia' descent Best Estimate Trajectory (BET) products have been developed for Langley Research Center (LaRC) Orbiter Experiments (OEX) investigations. Included are the reconstructed inertial trajectory profile; the Extended BET, which co...

K. F. Oakes J. T. Findlay R. A. Jasinski J. S. Wood

1991-01-01

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The Tony Awards  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The 50th Annual Tony Awards ceremony will take place June 2, 1996. These awards are given to "recognize a person, or a production, or those in the realm of theatre that have achieved a degree of excellence in their fields." The Tony awards Web site is divided into four parts: 96 Awards, highlighted by a complete list of nominees in all categories; A Look Back, with a browsable and searchable archive of all award winners from 1947-1995, and a picture gallery that contains photos, posters, costume designs, or set designs down through the years; Spotlight, which has a long story on Antoinette Perry, for whom the awards were named; and Center Stage, which includes a general chat room, as well as a back stage area where you can chat with the stars. This is a well done, exhaustive, graphically beautiful site for those who follow the awards. http://www.tonys.org/index.html Less graphical entrance: http://www.tonys.org/siteindex.html

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EDITORIAL: The Nuclear Fusion Award The Nuclear Fusion Award  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Nuclear Fusion Award ceremony for 2009 and 2010 award winners was held during the 23rd IAEA Fusion Energy Conference in Daejeon. This time, both 2009 and 2010 award winners were celebrated by the IAEA and the participants of the 23rd IAEA Fusion Energy Conference. The Nuclear Fusion Award is a paper prize to acknowledge the best distinguished paper among

M. Kikuchi

2011-01-01

52

Waterman Award nominations sought  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting nominations for the 2013 Alan T. Waterman Award. The award, established in 1975 to commemorate NSF's first director, is the foundation's highest honor for promising, early-career researchers. Nominees are accepted from all sources, from any field of science and engineering that NSF supports. In addition to receiving a medal, the award recipient will also receive a $1,000,000 grant over 5 years for scientific research or advanced study in any field of science or engineering supported by NSF. Completed nomination packages are due by 31 October. For more information, see http://www.nsf.gov/od/waterman/waterman.jsp.

Showstack, Randy

2012-10-01

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BHP Billiton Science Teacher Awards  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The prestigious BHP Billiton Science Teacher Awards are awarded annually to one teacher from each state of Australia. The awards recognise and value the time and effort that teachers give to the profession and to students conducting scientific research projects. This paper examines the Science Award scheme to identify the characteristics common…

Chittleborough, Gail; Campbell, Coral

2012-01-01

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Fixed Amount Award  

NSF Publications Database

... articles are deleted in their entirety: Article 2. Prior Approval Requirements Article 3. Pre-Award ... Costs Article 4. No-Cost Extensions Article 5. Consultant Services Article 6. Equipment Article 10 ...

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Outstanding Student Paper Awards  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The following members received Outstanding Student Paper Awards at the 2006 Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Calif. Winners in other sections and focus groups will be announced in subsequent issues of Eos.

2007-03-01

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Outstanding Student Paper Awards  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The following members received Outstanding Student Paper Awards at the 2006 AGU Fall Meeting, in San Francisco, Calif. Winners in other sections and focus groups will be announced in subsequent issues of Eos.

2007-04-01

57

Youth Physical Fitness Awards.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The article explores theoretical and practical factors that support or challenge the effectiveness of various awards programs intended to motivate improvement in youth fitness, motivate youth to take fitness tests, and encourage active lifestyles. (Author/CB)|

Corbin, Charles B.; And Others

1988-01-01

58

Scholastic Photography Awards.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents 13 winning photographs by secondary students participating in the annual Scholastic Photography Awards competition conducted by Scholastic Magazines, Inc., and sponsored by the Eastman Kodak Company. Top winners receive scholarships. (SJL)

Art Education, 1981

1981-01-01

59

Waterman Award nominations open  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Nominations are now being accepted for the Alan T. Waterman Award, which annually recognizes an outstanding young scientist in the forefront of science. The award, named for the first director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), was established by Congress in 1975 to mark the agency's silver anniversary.Candidates for the 1987 award must be U.S. citizens and must be 35 years old or younger (or not be more than 5 years beyond receipt of the Ph.D. degree) by December 31, 1986. Candidates should have completed sufficient scientific or engineering research to have demonstrated, through personal accomplishments, outstanding capability and exceptional promise for significant future achievement, the award committee says. In addition, those nominated should exhibit quality, innovation, and potential for discovery in their research.

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Awards and Addresses Summary  

PubMed Central

Each year at the annual ASHG meeting, addresses are given in honor of the society and a number of award winners. A summary of each of these addresses is given below. On the next pages, we have printed the Presidential Address and the addresses for the William Allan Award. The other addresses, accompanied by pictures of the speakers, can be found at www.ashg.org.

2008-01-01

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Club to Award Scholarship  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The National Space Club will award a $7500 scholarship for 1986-1987 in memory of Robert H. Goddard, a pioneer in rocketry. According to an announcement by the club, the award is intended “to stimulate the interest of talented students in the opportunity to advance scientific knowledge through space research and exploration.” The club will send the winner to Washington, D.C., in March for the Goddard Memorial Dinner.

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NSF graduate awards  

Microsoft Academic Search

Of the 450 college students offered fellowships by the National Science Foundation (NSF) this year for graduate study in 1983-1984 in the natural and social sciences, mathematics, and engineering, 40 plan to pursue graduate studies in earth, ocean, or space sciences. None of the 50 science students awarded NSF minority graduate fellowship awards plans to study in the geophysics-related sciences.Each

Barbara T. Richman

1983-01-01

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Tectonics wins AAP Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

AGU's newest journal, Tectonics, won the 1983 award for excellence in journal design and production given by the Association of American Publishers, Inc. (AAP), in the eighth annual professional and scholarly publishing awards competition. Edited by John F. Dewey, the bimonthly journal is a joint publication of AGU and the European Geophysical Society. Paul E. Tapponnier is the European editor and B.C. Burchfiel is the North American editor. The journal is now in its third year of publication.

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Faculty Awards for Research: An Opportunity for New Research Endeavors  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Faculty Awards for Research (FAR) program from NASA's Code EU has proven an excellent venue for young investigators at Minority Institutions (MIs) to obtain the start-up funds to establish their research program. The FAR is a single investigator award for up to $100,000 a year for a maximum of three years. The Visualization of Atmospheric Water Vapor Data from

Waldo J. Rodriguez

65

Outstanding student paper awards  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Ocean Sciences Section presented the following outstanding student paper awards at the 1998 AGU-ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting in San Diego, California, last February. Juli M. Berwald presented a poster titled “The Packet Model for the Downwelling Average Cosine of Irradiance in the Ocean,” coauthored by C. D. Mobley and D. A. Kiefer. Juli received her B.A. in mathematics from Amherst College in 1989. Her doctoral research at the University of Southern California focused on understanding relationships between the inherent and apparent optical properties in the ocean. Most of her work is based on results from radiative transfer calculations which mathematically describe how water and particles affect the magnitude and direction of radiance in the ocean. The Lamina Model of the Downwelling Average Cosine of Irradiance, which formed the basis of her AGU presentation, will be incorporated into a new model for reflectance in the ocean. Juli has also developed models of the average cosine of irradiance in which the effects of scattering and absorption on the shape of the underwater light field are individually identified. In addition, she has investigated the effects of raman scattering on the average cosine and the diffuse attenuation coefficient throughout the water column and into the asymptotic field. Juli's graduate work has been supported by a NASA fellowship in Global Change.

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Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards: 1996  

NSF Publications Database

... Engineering Doctorate Awards: 1996 Hypertext Format Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards: 1996 ... Format (.pdf) Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards: 1996 Last Modified: Wednesday, 26-Jul-00 ...

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Final Report: Closeout of the Award NO. DE-FG02-98ER62618 (M.S. Fox-Rabinovitz, P.I.)  

SciTech Connect

The final report describes the study aimed at exploring the variable-resolution stretched-grid (SG) approach to decadal regional climate modeling using advanced numerical techniques. The obtained results have shown that variable-resolution SG-GCMs using stretched grids with fine resolution over the area(s) of interest, is a viable established approach to regional climate modeling. The developed SG-GCMs have been extensively used for regional climate experimentation. The SG-GCM simulations are aimed at studying the U.S. regional climate variability with an emphasis on studying anomalous summer climate events, the U.S. droughts and floods.

Fox-Rabinovitz, M. S.

2006-10-23

68

An Investigation of Preservation Service Needs and Options for Florida Libraries: Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This final report presents the results of a survey conducted during 1989-90 which investigated the preservation needs of Florida's academic and public libraries. Data were collected via mail questionnaires sent to 516 libraries and a series of follow-up visits to 22 of the 374 libraries (72.5%) which responded to the survey. Information elicited…

DePew, John N.

69

Final STS35 Columbia descent BET products and results for LaRC OEX investigations  

Microsoft Academic Search

Final STS-35 'Columbia' descent Best Estimate Trajectory (BET) products have been developed for Langley Research Center (LaRC) Orbiter Experiments (OEX) investigations. Included are the reconstructed inertial trajectory profile; the Extended BET, which combines the inertial data and, in this instance, the National Weather Service atmospheric information obtained via Johnson Space Center; and the Aerodynamic BET. The inertial BET utilized Inertial

Kevin F. Oakes; John T. Findlay; Rachel A. Jasinski; James S. Wood

1991-01-01

70

Vannevar Bush Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The National Science Board (NSB) has announced that nominations for the Vannevar Bush Award are now being accepted. The award is given to a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to science and technology through public service activities. Nominations are due January 1, 1985. Information and guidelines are available from the National Science Board, 1800 G St., N.W., Washington, DC 20550.The award was established in 1980 by the Science Board in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the National Science Foundation (NSF). Vannevar Bush, acting on advice from President Roosevelt, recommended in 1945 that a foundation be established to be a focal point for the federal government's activities in science and technology. NSF was created 5 years later by Congress.

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AAPT Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Each year, AAPT solicits nominations for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards. Any college or university department chair may nominate one Outstanding Teaching Assistant at that institution to be recognized with an AAPT Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The award includes a certificate and a complimentary one-year student membership in AAPT. The award winner also receives electronic access to the American Journal of Physics and The Physics Teacher. The annual deadline for nominations is June 1.

2010-07-18

72

Army Civilian Awards Study.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A study was made of the Army civilian performance awards system to determine whether the system was adequately meeting the needs of the Army and its commanders and personnel in the field. The study revealed that the program is generally well administered,...

C. E. Thomas J. M. Alward W. E. Fanelli W. M. Fennel R. A. Haisch

1977-01-01

73

NCI Director's Awards 2008  

Cancer.gov

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS Lawrence J. Ray, J.D. For exceptional leadership and service to the Office of Management for the implementation of new procedures and reorganization constructing a vitalized and effective administrative operation. James H. Doroshow, M.D. Provided leadership for NCI’s early drug discovery and development, and transforming clinical cancer research across the entire spectrum of therapeutic oncology.

74

Circle of Life Awards.  

PubMed

This years winners of the AHAs annual awards for outstanding end-of-life care learned from the past, building lean, flexible programs that can survive the roller-coaster of health care financing and that are adaptable by nearly any hospital with a minimal investment. PMID:16225320

Greene, Jan

2005-08-01

75

DUTTON AWARD ACCEPTANCE SPEECH  

Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

The Dutton Award speech consisted of Mr. Adlof's research history [the analysis/ characterization of nylon-9 precursors/(1968-1970), using deuterium-labeled fats to study their metabolism in humans (with Ed Emken; 1975-1998), and relating triglyceride structure(s) to a food's sensory properties and ...

76

NBNews Editor's Choice Awards  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

An online newsletter, NBNews Editor's Choice Awards, an annotated listing of new Internet sites that is issued every ten days, has been added to the Internet Publications--Internet Webzines section of the Scout Toolkit. In addition, about one third of all the annotations in the Toolkit have been revised and updated in the last two weeks.

77

The Dentist Scientist Award program and prosthodontics  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Dentist Scientist Award (DSA) program was started by the National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR) in 1984 to prepare dentists for careers as clinical research scientists who would be highly skilled investigators and potential leaders in the full scope of oral health research. The DSA program provides support for dentists to undertake 5 years of intensive preparation in a

James A Lipton

1996-01-01

78

Final STS-35 Columbia descent BET products and results for LaRC OEX investigations  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Final STS-35 'Columbia' descent Best Estimate Trajectory (BET) products have been developed for Langley Research Center (LaRC) Orbiter Experiments (OEX) investigations. Included are the reconstructed inertial trajectory profile; the Extended BET, which combines the inertial data and, in this instance, the National Weather Service atmospheric information obtained via Johnson Space Center; and the Aerodynamic BET. The inertial BET utilized Inertial Measurement Unit 1 (IMU1) dynamic measurements for deterministic propagation during the ENTREE estimation process. The final estimate was based on the considerable ground based C-band tracking coverage available as well as Tracking Data and Relay Satellite System (TDRSS) Doppler data, a unique use of the latter for endo-atmospheric flight determinations. The actual estimate required simultaneous solutions for the spacecraft position and velocity, spacecraft attitude, and six IMU parameters - three gyro biases and three accelerometer scale factor correction terms. The anchor epoch for this analysis was 19,200 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) seconds which corresponds to an initial Shuttle altitude of approximately 513 kft. The atmospheric data incorporated were evaluated based on Shuttle derived considerations as well as comparisons with other models. The AEROBET was developed based on the Extended BET, the measured spacecraft configuration information, final mass properties, and the final Orbiter preoperation databook. The latter was updated based on aerodynamic consensus incrementals derived by the latest published FAD. The rectified predictions were compared versus the flight computed values and the resultant differences were correlated versus ensemble results for twenty-two previous STS entry flights.

Oakes, Kevin F.; Findlay, John T.; Jasinski, Rachel A.; Wood, James S.

1991-11-01

79

Waterman Award nominations sought  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking nominations of candidates for the Alan T. Waterman Award. This honor, which gives recognition to an outstanding young researcher in any field of science, mathematics, or engineering, was established by Congress in 1975 to mark NSF's 25th anniversary.According to NSF's announcement, candidates for the award must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are 35 years of age or younger (or not more than 5 years beyond receipt of a Ph.D. degree) by December 31, 1987. They should have completed enough scientific or engineering research to have demonstrated, by their own accomplishments, that they have outstanding capability and exceptional promise for significant achievements in the future. In addition, NSF states, the candidates should exhibit quality, innovation, and potential for discovery in their research.

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Chen receives First Scarf Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

At the AGU 1992 Spring Meeting in Montreal, Margaret Wei-Mei Chen will be presented with the Space Physics and Aeronomy section's F.L. Scarf Award for outstanding dissertation research that contributes directly to solar-planetary science. Chen will receive a cash award of $1,000 and present an invited paper on the subject of her dissertation in a SPA-Magnetospheric Physics session at the meeting.Chen received her Ph.D. in physics from the University of California, Los Angeles, in September 1990. Her dissertation on “The Polar Wind and Ionic Outflow” involved the oretical analysis, numerical simulations, and comparison with observational data. Advised by Maha Ashour-Abdalla, Chen incorporated kinetic processes such as ion heating into a macroscopic hydrodynamical model of the polar wind in order to investigate “non-classical” effects in the polar wind. She also worked closely on this subject with Thomas E. Holzer of the NCAR High Altitude Observatory. In collaboration with William K. Peterson of Lockheed and Thomas E. Moore of NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Chen analyzed measurements from the Dynamics Explorer 1 spacecraft of upflowing ion streams in the polar cap region. These data were used to guide the theoretical modeling.

Roelof, Edmond C.

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Coastal Award to Hollings  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Coastal States Organization presented Sen. Ernest F. Hollings (D-S.C.) with a special recognition award on July 25, 1986, for his “leadership and outstanding contributions” to the national coastal zone management program. Hollings became known as the “father of coastal zone management” for his role in drafting the original Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972. He played an important role in the law's reauthorization in 1980 and 1986, according to an announcement from the Coastal States Organization.

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Human subject protection; foreign clinical studies not conducted under an investigational new drug application. Final rule.  

PubMed

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending its regulations on acceptance of foreign clinical studies not conducted under an investigational new drug application (IND) (non-IND foreign clinical studies) as support for an IND or application for marketing approval for a drug or biological product. The final rule replaces the requirement that these studies be conducted in accordance with ethical principles stated in the Declaration of Helsinki (Declaration) issued by the World Medical Association (WMA), specifically the 1989 version (1989 Declaration), with a requirement that the studies be conducted in accordance with good clinical practice (GCP), including review and approval by an independent ethics committee (IEC). The final rule updates the standards for the acceptance of foreign clinical studies not conducted under an IND and helps ensure the protection of human subjects and the quality and integrity of data obtained from these studies. PMID:18567164

2008-04-28

83

FINAL REPORT: An Investigation of the Microphysical, Radiative, and Dynamical Properties of Mixed-Phase Clouds  

SciTech Connect

This final report summarizes the major accomplishments and products resulting from a three-year grant funded by the DOE, Office of Science, Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program titled: An Investigation of the Microphysical, Radiative, and Dynamical Properties of Mixed-Phase Clouds. Accomplishments are listed under the following subcategories: Mixed-phase cloud retrieval method development; Mixed-phase cloud characterization; ARM mixed-phase cloud retrieval review; and New ARM MICROBASE product. In addition, lists are provided of service to the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program, data products provided to the broader research community, and publications resulting from this grant.

Shupe, Matthew D

2007-10-01

84

Investigation of radon, thoron, and their progeny near the earth`s surface. Final report, 1 January 1994--31 December 1997  

SciTech Connect

This is the final report for DOE Grant DE-FG03-94ER6178, covering a performance period of 1 January 1994 through 31 December 1997. The DOE award amount for this period was $547,495. The objective of the project as stated in its proposal was {open_quotes}to improve our understanding of the physical processes controlling the concentration of radon, thoron, and their progeny in the atmospheric environment.{close_quotes} The original project was directed at developing underlying science that would help with evaluation of the health hazard from indoor radon in the United States and implementation of corrective measures that might be employed to reduce the health hazard. As priorities within the Office of Health and Environment (OHER) changed, and the radon research program was phased out, emphasis of the project was shifted somewhat to be also relevant to other interests of the OHER, namely global pollution and climate change and pollution resulting from energy production. This final report is brief, since by reference it can direct the reader to the comprehensive research publications that have been generated by the project. In section 2, we summarize the main accomplishments of the project and reference the primary publications. There were seven students who received support from the project and their names are listed in section 3. One of these students (Fred Yarger, Ph.D. candidate) continues to work on research initiated through this project. No post-docs received support from the project, although one of the co-principal investigators (Dr. Piotr Wasiolek) received the majority of his salary from the project. The project also provided part-time support for a laboratory manager (Dr. Maryla Wasiolek). Section 4 lists chronologically the reports and publications resulting from the project (references 1 through 12), and the Appendix provides abstracts of major publications and reports.

Schery, S.D.; Wasiolek, P.T.

1998-01-01

85

Final report of the independent counsel for Iran/Contra matters. Volume 1: Investigations and prosecutions  

SciTech Connect

In October and November 1986, two secret U.S. Government operations were publicly exposed, potentially implicating Reagan Administration officials in illegal activities. These operations were the provision of assistance to the military activities of the Nicaraguan contra rebels during an October 1984 to October 1986 prohibition on such aid, and the sale of U.S. arms to Iran in contravention of stated U.S. policy and in possible violation of arms-export controls. In late November 1986, Reagan Administration officials announced that some of the proceeds from the sale of U.S. arms to Iran had been diverted to the contras. As a result of the exposure of these operations, Attorney General Edwin Meese III sought the appointment of an independent counsel to investigate and, if necessary, prosecute possible crimes arising from them. This is the final report of that investigation.

Walsh, L.E.

1993-08-04

86

The AWARD program  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The All Weather ARrival and Departure (AWARD) program is supported by the European Commission under the Brite-EuRam III structure. Following the VERSATILE preparation program, it started on June 1996 and is planned to finish end of 1999. The program consortium consists of ten partners such as a major airline, aircraft and equipment manufacturers, research and tests centers, and an university. Contractors from France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy and The Netherlands are coordinated by Sextant Avionique. AWARD main objective is to demonstrate the efficiency of vision systems under adverse weather conditions. In order to evaluate the added benefits of these concepts within aircraft operations of approach, landing, taxi and takeoff, two applications are developed: (1) Enhanced Vision System (EVS) based on Head Up Display enhancement with Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) and Millimeter Wave Radar (MMWR) images. (2) Synthetic Vision System (SVS) displaying an overlaid symbology on a perspective presentation of the environment, thanks to the combination of database and accurate positioning systems. The evaluation of these two tests systems will focus on: (1) Performance and human acceptability aspects. They will be appreciated according to human factors criteria as well as an integration within realistic environments. The NLR Research Flight Simulator and the DLR ATTAS flight test aircraft will be used. (2) Reliability, integrity aspects thanks to a theoretical certification/system study which will propose guidelines for certification, and will address impact on the system architecture. The paper addresses the work structure of AWARD in order to show what are the keypoints addressed in this program.

Leppert, Frank

1998-07-01

87

Outstanding educator award nominations  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Association for Women Geoscientists' Outstanding Educator Award honors high school, college, or university teachers who have played a significant role in the education and support of women students both within and outside the classroom. Support for women students may take a variety of forms, including encouraging them to enter and continue in a geoscience career and providing opportunities for field and laboratory experience. In addition, awardees are selected on the basis of their own contributions as professionals, including activities such as active research and publication (in the case of university faculty members), involvement in professional societies or groups, and contributions as educators in areas that extend beyond the classroom.

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42 CFR 66.106 - Awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...106 Section 66.106 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FELLOWSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, TRAINING NATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE AWARDS Direct Awards § 66.106 Awards. (a) Within the limits of...

2012-10-01

89

5 CFR 534.405 - Performance awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Performance awards. 534.405 Section 534... PAY UNDER OTHER SYSTEMS Pay and Performance Awards Under the Senior Executive Service § 534.405 Performance awards. (a) This section...

2013-01-01

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The 2012 CDA-CIHR INMD Young Investigator Award Lecture: Dysfunction of Adipose Tissues and the Mechanisms of Ectopic Fat Deposition in Type 2 Diabetes.  

PubMed

Ectopic fat deposition in skeletal muscles, liver, heart, and other tissues has been closely linked with the development of lean tissues' insulin resistance and progression toward type 2 diabetes mellitus. Mechanisms of overexposure of these tissues to fatty acids include increased de novo lipogenesis, impaired fatty acid oxidation and increased fatty acid flux to these organs. White adipose tissues are the main organs responsible for the regulation of circulating fatty acids. It has been clearly demonstrated that pre-diabetes individuals and individuals with diabetes display impaired adipose tissue dietary fatty acid storage that may lead to increased circulating flux and exaggerated lean tissue fatty acid exposure. Additionally, brown adipose tissue depots are less metabolically active in individuals with type 2 diabetes. We have developed a series of novel in vivo investigative tools using positron emission tomography to comprehensively assess postprandial interorgan fatty acid partitioning and white and brown adipose tissue metabolism in subjects with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Our findings shed new lights into the sophisticated mechanisms that regulate fatty acid partitioning and energy homeostasis during the development of type 2 diabetes. New links between abnormal dietary fatty acid metabolism and early myocardial metabolic and functional defects are now being uncovered in humans with the hope to find novel ways to predict and avoid the devastating complications of diabetes. PMID:24070801

Carpentier, André C

2013-04-23

91

Schlitzer Receives Ocean Sciences Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Reiner Schlitzer received the 2010 Ocean Sciences Section Award at the 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting, held 22-26 February 2010 in Portland, Oreg. The award is given in recognition of outstanding and long-standing service to the ocean sciences.

Hansell, Dennis A.; Schlitzer, Reiner

2010-12-01

92

Adam receives Fred Whipple Award  

Microsoft Academic Search

John B. Adams was presented with the Fred Whipple Award at the AGU Fall Meeting in December in San Francisco, California. The award, established in 1989 by the Planetary Sciences Section, is presented to an individual who makes an outstanding contribution to the field of planetary science.In the beginning, scientists including Galileo studied the solar system by staring through a

Thomas B. McCord; John B. Adams

1999-01-01

93

Final proposed plan, Army Materials Technology Laboratory, task order 1, remedial investigation/feasibility study  

SciTech Connect

The U.S. Army is proposing a cleanup plan, referred to as a preferred alternative, to address outdoor contamination at the MTL Superfund site in Watertown, Massachusetts. The Proposed Plan recommends one of the cleanup options from among those that were evaluated during the Remedial Investigation (RI) and Feasibility Study (FS) performed for the site. The Army is publishing this Proposed Plan to provide opportunity for public review and comment on the cleanup alternatives, known as remedial alternatives, under consideration for the site. The Army is soliciting comments on the proposed level of cleanup and will consider public comments as part of the final decision-making process for selecting the cleanup remedy for the site.

NONE

1996-04-01

94

Developing a Dataset for Assessing the Dental Scientist Award.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The document represents the final report for the project to develop a dataset that will be eventually used to examine the success of individuals who received The Dental Scientist Award (DSA). Because the first cohort of awardees of the DSA has only recent...

1990-01-01

95

NFS gives Career Awards to Women  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Five geophysicists are among 38 women who received a total of $1.64 million in Career Advancement Awards in November from the National Science Foundation through its Research Opportunities for Women (ROW) initiative. Individual awards are as large as $60,000 and give recipients opportunities to work with other investigators and develop new lines of research.Patricia M. Costanzo of the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo, is studying dehydrated kaolinites. At the University of Alaska's Institute of Geophysics, Joan P. Gosink is applying remote sensing to snow, ice and permafrost research. Mary Kraus of the University of Colorado, Boulder, is combining field studies and remote sensing to work out the depositional history of the Bighorn Basin in Wyoming. The research of Cecile Penland of the University of California, Los Angeles, is on variability in northern hemisphere geopotential heights. Judith B. Weinstein-Lloyd of SUNY College at Old Westbury is studying the chemistry of hydrogen peroxide in cloudwater.

96

CDRP - U56 Award Mechanism  

Cancer.gov

Home About CDRP Background The Challenge Ahead Health Disparities Cooperative Planning Grant Objective and Scope U56 Award Mechanism Target Populations Funded Institutions Funded Institutions Programs' Presentations CDRP Symposium Presentations Clinical

97

Investigations in gauge theories, topological solitons and string theories. Final report  

SciTech Connect

This is the Final Report on a supported research project on theoretical particle physics entitled ``Investigations in Gauge Theories, Topological Solitons and String Theories.`` The major theme of particle theory pursued has been within the rubric of the standard model, particularly on the interplay between symmetries and dynamics. Thus, the research has been carried out primarily in the context of gauge with or without chiral fermions and in effective chiral lagrangian field theories. The topics studied include the physical implications of abelian and non-abelian anomalies on the spectrum and possible dynamical symmetry breaking in a wide range of theories. A wide range of techniques of group theory, differential geometry and function theory have been applied to probe topological and conformal properties of quantum field theories in two and higher dimensions, the breaking of global chiral symmetries by vector-like gauge theories such as QCD,the phenomenology of a possibly strongly interacting Higgs sector within the minimal standard model, and the relevance of solitonic ideas to non-perturbative phenomena at SSC energies.

Not Available

1993-06-01

98

Law students academic excellence awarded  

Microsoft Academic Search

Excellence and academic achievement in Law studies were recently rewarded to students of The University of Notre Dame Australia, at its annual St Thomas More Law School Awards night, at the Fremantle Campus.\\u000aProminent Australian law firms sponsored the awards for Best Student in each year and outstanding achievements in all units, including Commercial Practice and Ethics, Criminal Law, Administrative

Andrea Barnard

2010-01-01

99

Society News: Nominations for awards  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Fellows who attended the NAM at the University of Central Lancashire had the pleasure of seeing some of the 2007 RAS medallists and award-winners celebrated in person, among them Reinhard Genzel, who gave the 2007 George Darwin Lecture to a large and engaged audience. Now is the time to look ahead and consider nominations for the 2008 awards, ahead of the 31 July 2007 submission deadline.

2007-06-01

100

Ocean Science Educator Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Office of Naval Research announces a program to identify and support academic ocean scientists (“Educators”) who have a distinguished record of educating high-quality doctoral and/or postdoctoral students and who will, under this program, draw postdoctoral scientists from other disciplines into the ocean sciences. Named “Educators” must be U.S. citizens with research and training experience in the ocean sciences and must have a current research and teaching position at a U.S. institution that confers doctoral degrees in ocean sciences.Participation is sought from U.S. institutions that confer doctoral degrees in one or more areas of ocean sciences; show a viable plan to identify, attract, and train, in the ocean sciences, U.S. citizen post-docs (Fellows) from other disciplines; and can show institutional commitment to ocean science education at the doctoral level. Three awards will be made via grants to institutions for a period of 3 years at $75,000 per year (at least $65,000 of these funds are intended for direct support of Fellows).

101

The National Book Awards and The American Book Awards: The Treatment of Women in Prize-Winning American Fiction, 1962-1983  

Microsoft Academic Search

My rationale for choosing the winners in the category of General Fiction of the National and American Book Awards as the focus of my investigation of the characterization of women in American fiction is rather straightforward: I wish to examine the novels recognized by the most prestigious in-house awards given to American fiction in the last twenty years. The National

Kathleen M. Shaw

1984-01-01

102

Nuclear Fusion Award 2010 speech Nuclear Fusion Award 2010 speech  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Following the suggestion of Earl Marmar in 1995, I installed a compact von Hamos type x-ray spectrometer (originally built with Elisabeth Rachlew and Jan Kallne) on a tangentially viewing port on the Alcator C-Mod tokamak. The spectrometer views the plasma through a 2 cm diameter hole, and is tuned to H-like argon, suitable for passive measurement of the core toroidal rotation velocity from the Doppler shift. It soon became evident that the rotation in Ohmic L-mode discharges, while for the most part directed counter-current, depends in a very complicated fashion on plasma parameters, notably the electron density, current and magnetic configuration. The rotation can even flip sign for almost no apparent reason! In Ohmic and ion cyclotron range of frequencies (ICRF) heated H-mode plasmas the rotation is in the co-current direction and has a relatively simple dependence on plasma parameters, proportional to the stored energy normalized to the current. Rotation velocities as high as 130 km s-1 have been observed without external momentum input. In dimensionless terms this intrinsic (or spontaneous rotation) depends on the normalized plasma pressure. The association of toroidal rotation with plasma pressure in ICRF H-modes was first observed by Lars-Goran Eriksson in JET discharges. Similar results were subsequently reported for Tore Supra enhanced confinement plasmas. In the early 2000s concerns began to surface about the lack of substantial neutral beam driven rotation in ITER, and intrinsic rotation became a topic of interest in the ITPA Transport Group. Through that connection, similar observations from DIII-D, TCV and JT-60U were added to the growing list. A database of intrinsic rotation observations was assembled with the goal of extrapolating to the expected values for ITER. Both dimensional and dimensionless scalings were developed and formed the backbone of the 2007 Nuclear Fusion paper. I gratefully acknowledge the important contributions to this paper from Alex Ince-Cushman, John deGrassie, Lars-Goran Eriksson, Yoshiteru Sakamoto, Andrea Scarabosio and Yuri Podpaly, as well as the other coauthors. I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Earl Marmar, Martin Greenwald and Miklos Porkolab at MIT for continued support of this work, as well as to the entire C-Mod team. This award was made possible due to the insight of Mitsuru Kikuchi and the support of the IAEA through Werner Burkhart, and I am truly grateful to both of them. Many thanks as well to the outstanding staff at Nuclear Fusion. It is a distinct honor to be included in the group of previous winners: Tim Luce, Clemente Angioni, Todd Evans and Steve Sabbagh. It is also a great honor to be considered alongside the 2010 nominees: Phil Snyder, Sibylle Guenter, Maiko Yoshida, Hajime Urano, Fulvio Zonca, Erik Garcia, Costanza Maggi, Hartmut Zohm, Thierry Loarer and Bruce Lipschultz. Finally, I would like to thank the readers of Nuclear Fusion for the many citations. John Rice 2010 Nuclear Fusion Award winner Plasma Science and Fusion Center, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA

Rice, John

2011-01-01

103

Environmental investigation for property transfer, Fort Holabird Crime Records Center. Environmental investigation and alternatives assessment. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

An Environmental Investigation and Alternatives Assessment was conducted for the Crime Records Center at Fort Holabird in Baltimore, Maryland. Groundwater sampling, underground storage tank tightness testing, radon sampling, asbestos sampling, soil observations, and a review of previously collected data were used to develop remedial alternatives and recommendations. Removal and record keeping were recommended for asbestos. The recommendation for groundwater was

F. J. Finger; Q. R. Todd

1992-01-01

104

Environmental investigation for property transfer, Fort Holabird Crime Records Center. Environmental investigation and alternatives assessment. Final report  

SciTech Connect

An Environmental Investigation and Alternatives Assessment was conducted for the Crime Records Center at Fort Holabird in Baltimore, Maryland. Groundwater sampling, underground storage tank tightness testing, radon sampling, asbestos sampling, soil observations, and a review of previously collected data were used to develop remedial alternatives and recommendations. Removal and record keeping were recommended for asbestos. The recommendation for groundwater was no action.

Finger, F.J.; Todd, Q.R.

1992-03-01

105

Motivational Responses to Fitness Testing by Award Status and Gender  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Fitness testing is a prominent element in many physical education programs, but there has been limited investigation concerning motivation constructs associated with the testing. This study investigated the relationships among physical education students' award status and gender to achievement goals, intrinsic motivation, and intentions. After…

Domangue, Elizabeth; Solmon, Melinda

2010-01-01

106

Two-photon double ionization of helium: investigating the importance of correlation in the final state  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this paper, we present theoretical results for the process of non-sequential two-photon double ionization of helium at the photon energy 42 eV. Our approach is based on solving the time-dependent Schrödinger equation in a B-spline based numerical framework. Information about the process is obtained by extracting the double-ionized component by means of uncorrelated final states. The total (generalized) cross section for the process is extracted, as well as differential cross sections resolved in electron energies and ejection angles. We focus on the impact the final-state correlation has on the accuracy of the cross sections.

Simonsen, Aleksander S.; Askeland, Sigurd; Fřrre, Morten

2013-02-01

107

Horton Grantee gets AAG Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Jeffrey McDonnell, an assistant professor of forest hydrology at Utah State University, Logan, received the J. Warren Nystrom Award from the Association of American Geographers for his doctoral dissertation, “The Age, Origin and Pathway of Subsurface Stormflow in a Steep Humid Headwater Catchment.” In 1987, McDonnell was awarded AGU's Horton Research Grant for his thesis proposal.McDonnell received his Ph.D. in 1989 from the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. His dissertation was supervised by I. F. Owens, Department of Geography, University of Canterbury and A. J. Pearce, New Zealand Forest Research Institute.

108

Adam receives Fred Whipple Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

John B. Adams was presented with the Fred Whipple Award at the AGU Fall Meeting in December in San Francisco, California. The award, established in 1989 by the Planetary Sciences Section, is presented to an individual who makes an outstanding contribution to the field of planetary science.In the beginning, scientists including Galileo studied the solar system by staring through a tube with glass elements called a telescope. This panchromatic instrument demonstrated existence and motion of objects and revealed features such as craters and clouds. However, it required approximately another 400 years to develop the physics and technology necessary to determine remotely the composition of these objects.

McCord, Thomas B.; Adams, John B.

109

Nuclear Fusion Award 2009 speech Nuclear Fusion Award 2009 speech  

Microsoft Academic Search

This is an exceptional moment in my career, and so I want to thank all of my teachers, colleagues and mentors who have made this possible. From my co-authors and myself, many thanks to the International Atomic Energy Agency, IOP Publishing, the Nuclear Fusion journal team, and the selection committee for the great honor of receiving this award. Also gratitude

Steven Anthony Sabbagh

2011-01-01

110

Outer Continental Shelf environmental assessment program. Final reports of principal investigators. Volume 34  

SciTech Connect

The report is a compilation of three final reports dealing with geologic processes and hazards of the Beaufort and Chukchi Sea Shelf and coastal regions: Beaufort and Chukchi, seacoast permafrost studies; and the environmental geology and geomorphology of the Barrier Island-lagoon system along the Beaufort Sea coastal plain from Prudhoe Bay to the Colville River. Fifteen oversized maps are included.

Not Available

1985-08-01

111

Outer Continental Shelf environmental assessment program. Final reports of principal investigators. Volume 32  

SciTech Connect

This compilation of four final reports deals with the infauna of the northeastern Bering and southeastern Chukchi seas; fish distribution and use of nearshore waters in the northeastern Chukchi Sea; and ecological characterization of the Yukon River Delta, with, an annotated bibliography.

Not Available

1985-06-01

112

42 CFR 63a.7 - Awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FELLOWSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, TRAINING NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH TRAINING GRANTS § 63a.7 Awards. Criteria...funds, the Secretary may award training grants for training programs which:...

2012-10-01

113

Stanley receives 2010 William Gilbert Award: Citation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Sabine Stanley received the William Gilbert Award at the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, held 13-17 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award recognizes outstanding and unselfish work in magnetism of Earth materials and of the Earth and planets.

Weiss, Benjamin P.

2011-06-01

114

Stanley receives 2010 William Gilbert Award: Response  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Sabine Stanley received the William Gilbert Award at the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, held 13-17 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award recognizes outstanding and unselfish work in magnetism of Earth materials and of the Earth and planets.

Stanley, Sabine

2011-06-01

115

48 CFR 570.308 - Award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...INTERESTS IN REAL PROPERTY Acquisition Procedures for Leasehold Interests in Real Property Over the Simplified Lease Acquisition Threshold 570.308 Award. (a) Make award to the responsible offeror whose proposal represents the best value after...

2012-10-01

116

48 CFR 570.308 - Award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...INTERESTS IN REAL PROPERTY Acquisition Procedures for Leasehold Interests in Real Property Over the Simplified Lease Acquisition Threshold 570.308 Award. (a) Make award to the responsible offeror whose proposal represents the best value after...

2011-10-01

117

Dennis Kent Receives 2009 William Gilbert Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Dennis Kent received the William Gilbert Award at the 2009 AGU Fall Meeting, held 14-18 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award recognizes outstanding and unselfish work in magnetism of Earth materials and of the Earth and planets.

Tauxe, Lisa; Kent, Dennis

2010-06-01

118

48 CFR 2414.408 - Award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... Award. 2414.408 Section 2414.408 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTING METHODS AND CONTRACTING TYPES SEALED BIDDING Opening of Bids and Award of Contracts...

2011-10-01

119

The United States International Air Route Award Process: Shareholder Wealth Effects and Policy Implications  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study empirically investigates the market pricing dynamics of United States airline stocks in response to United States government allocations of exclusive, zero-priced international air route awards from the 1963 to 1993 time period. A $900 filing fee required by the Department of Transportation represents the only explicit monetary cost associated with the award of an international air route. This

Stephen W. Pruitt; George E. Hoffer; K. S. Maurice Tse

1997-01-01

120

Sexism and Gender-Typing in AATE Award-Winning Plays, 1990-1993.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Investigates whether the same patterns of sexism and gender-typing found in popular and award-winning children's literature exist in 10 award-winning plays for young people. Finds relatively few instances of nine overtly sexist traits in the plays. (SR)

Stroud, Cynthia D.

1998-01-01

121

Investigation of Needs for Active Solar Design Tools: (Final Report), October 1, 1985-February 1, 1986.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report is an investigation into the perceived strengths and weaknesses of current active solar heating design information and tools; and an investigation as to which solar research results should be cited in new active solar heating design instrument...

1986-01-01

122

Multi-agency radiation survey and site investigation manual (MARSIM). Final report  

SciTech Connect

The MARSSIM provides information on planning, conducting, evaluating, and documenting building surface and surface soil final status radiological surveys for demonstrating compliance with dose or risk-based regulations or standards. The MARSSIM is a multi-agency consensus document that was developed collaboratively by four Federal agencies having authority and control over radioactive materials: Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The MARSSIM`s objective is to describe a consistent approach for planning, performing, and assessing building surface and surface soil final status surveys to meet established dose or risk-based release criteria, while at the same time encouraging an effective use of resources.

NONE

1997-12-01

123

Degrees and Certificates Awarded, 2001-2002.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This document reports on degrees and certificates awarded by the Connecticut community colleges during the 2001-02 academic year, using a set of eight categories. The colleges awarded 3,977 degrees and certificates in 2001-02. This represents a 1.3% increase over the previous year, and a 7.2% decrease since 1998. The colleges awarded 735…

Coperthwaite, Corby A.; Jones, Dennis

124

The Effects of Limiting Punitive Damage Awards  

Microsoft Academic Search

In response to concerns that jury awards in tort cases are excessive and unpredictable, nearly every state legislature has enacted some version of tort reform that is intended to curb extravagant damage awards. One of the most important and controversial reforms involves capping (or limiting) the maximum punitive damage award. We conducted a jury analogue study to assess the impact

Edith Greene; David Coon; Brian Bornstein

2001-01-01

125

Cost Reduction Incentive Awards. 1981 Winners.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Brief descriptions of 47 college programs recognized for awards in the National Association of College and University Officers/U. S. Steel Foundation Cost Reduction Incentive Awards Program are given. They include awards for: shower stall repair; chemical waste exchange; vibrating alarms for hearing-imparied; self-funding insurance consortium;…

National Association of College and University Business Officers, Washington, DC.

126

Cost Reduction Incentive Awards. 1981 Winners.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Brief descriptions of 47 college programs recognized for awards in the National Association of College and University Officers/U. S. Steel Foundation Cost Reduction Incentive Awards Program are given. They include awards for: shower stall repair; chemical waste exchange; vibrating alarms for hearing-imparied; self-funding insurance consortium;…

National Association of College and University Business Officers, Washington, DC.

127

Harrison Receives 2006 William Gilbert Award  

Microsoft Academic Search

Richard J. Harrison received the William Gilbert Award at the 2006 AGU Fall Meeting. The award recognizes outstanding and unselfish work in magnetism of Earth materials and of the Earth and planets. This year the Gilbert Award is given to an outstanding young scientist under the age of 35. Richard Harrison easily fulfills the first criterion and just makes the

Suzanne A. McEnroe; Richard J. Harrison

2007-01-01

128

Environmental assessment of the Alaskan Continental Shelf. Final reports of principal investigators. Volume 11. Biological studies  

SciTech Connect

This volume of final reports includes the following: Toxicity of Oil-Well Drilling Muds to Alaska Larval Shrimp and Crabs; Trophic Relationships Among Ice-Inhabiting Phocid Seals and Functionally Related Marine Mammals in the Chukchi Sea; Trophic Relationships Among Ice-Inhabiting Phocid Seals and Functionally Related Marine Mammals in the Bering Sea; Ecological Studies in the Bering Strait Region; and The Relationships of Marine Mammal Distributions, Densities and Activities to Sea Ice Conditions.

Not Available

1981-07-01

129

1984 James B. Macelwane Awards  

Microsoft Academic Search

Mary Hudson is being honored as one of the 1984 James B. Macelwane award winners because her theoretical research on the microphysics of magnetospheric plasmas has been at the forefront of the field, has inspired many experimental and theoretical studies, and has stimulated her colleagues and students.From her earliest work as a graduate student, Mary has displayed a pronounced talent

Michael C. Kelley; Forrest S. Mozer; George K. Parks; Mary K. Hudson; Raymond Jeanloz; J. Freeman Gilbert; John H. Woodhouse

1984-01-01

130

IRA Award-Winning Research.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Summarizes award-winning research produced by Andrew M.Hess, Sirkka-Liisa Rauramo, Richard L. Allington, Donna E. Alvermann and David A. Hayes, Lesley M. Morrow and Carol S. Weinstein, Taffy E. Raphael and Bonnie B. Armbruster, Nancy Nelson Spivey, and Courtney B. Cazden. (FL)|

Seifert, Mary

1984-01-01

131

Five Libraries Capture Architectural Awards.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents detailed look at University of Michigan Law, Folger Shakespeare, Vail Public, San Francisco University High School, and New York University Graduate School of Business Libraries, winners of 11th Library Buildings Award Program which included two renovations, two additions, and one new facility. Other notable library design projects are…

American Libraries, 1985

1985-01-01

132

Campus Technology Innovators Awards 2009  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The annual Campus Technology Innovators awards recognize higher education institutions that take true initiative--even out-and-out risk--to better serve the campus community via technology. These top-notch university administrators, faculty, and staff demonstrate something more than a "job well done"; their vision and leadership have taken…

Grush, Mary; Villano, Matt

2009-01-01

133

Campus Technology Innovators Awards 2009  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The annual Campus Technology Innovators awards recognize higher education institutions that take true initiative--even out-and-out risk--to better serve the campus community via technology. These top-notch university administrators, faculty, and staff demonstrate something more than a "job well done"; their vision and leadership have taken…

Grush, Mary; Villano, Matt

2009-01-01

134

Impact on Learning Award, 2002.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes winners of the title award, K-12 school facilities that have solved real-world problems through design, engineering, and technology solutions. Winners were named in the following categories: accessibility, accommodating technology, energy efficient/hi-performance buildings, furniture and equipment for learning, historic preservation,…

School Planning & Management, 2002

2002-01-01

135

All NCI MERIT Award Recipients  

Cancer.gov

Updated: 09/07/2012 Updated: 09/07/2012 All NCI MERIT Award Recipients 2012 Kinzler, Kenneth W.Genes from the FAP LocusJohns Hopkins University 2011 Kohwi-Shigematsu, TerumiStudies on Gene Regulation by Chromatin OrganizationUniversity of California

136

Upside's Hot 100 Awards: 1999  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The business technology magazine Upside Today authors this list of the "hottest private high-tech companies of 1999." Upside editors considered entrepreneurial passion as well as the "staying power" of companies to be top criteria for the Hot 100 Awards. Each listing includes a company profile with homepage links where available.

137

Final report for DOE-FG02-02ER54688: Study of nonlinear interactions between counterpropagating shear Alfven waves  

SciTech Connect

Final report for DOE Plasma Physics Junior Faculty Development award DOE-FG02-02ER54688. Reports on research undertaken from 8/1/2002 until 5/15/2006, investigating nonlinear interactions between Alfven waves in a laboratory experiment.

Carter, T A

2006-11-16

138

Environmental assessment of the Alaskan continental shelf. Final reports of principal investigators. Volume 19  

SciTech Connect

This is a compilation of 7 final reports on the following subjects: selected annotated references on marine mammals of Alaska, trophic relationships among ice-inhabiting phocid seals in the Chukchi Sea, biology of the harbor seal in the Gulf of Alaska, natural history and ecology of the bearded seal, measurements and localization of underwater sounds from the Prudhoe Bay region, March 1981; population, assessment, ecology, and trophic relationships of Steller sea lions in the Gulf of Alaska; harvest of Pacific walruses by the pelagic whaling industry 1848-1914.

Not Available

1983-12-01

139

Michael J. Meaney: Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents Michael J. Meaney as one of the winners of the American Psychological Association's Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions (2012). Michael J. Meaney has taken the phenomenon of "handling" of newborn rats and opened a new area of investigation that has given new meaning to epigenetics via his work demonstrating transgenerational…

American Psychologist, 2012

2012-01-01

140

The effects of limiting punitive damage awards.  

PubMed

In response to concerns that jury awards in tort cases are excessive and unpredictable, nearly every state legislature has enacted some version of tort reform that is intended to curb extravagant damage awards. One of the most important and controversial reforms involves capping (or limiting) the maximum punitive damage award. We conducted a jury analogue study to assess the impact of this reform. In particular, we examined the possibility that capping punitive awards would cause jurors to inflate their compensatory awards to satisfy their desires to punish the defendant, particularly in situations where the defendant's conduct was highly reprehensible. Relative to a condition in which punitive damages were unlimited, caps on punitive damages did not result in inflation of compensatory awards. However, jurors who had no option to award punitive damages assessed compensatory damages at a significantly higher level than did jurors who had the opportunity to do so. We discuss the policy implications of these findings. PMID:11480801

Greene, E; Coon, D; Bornstein, B

2001-06-01

141

Site investigation of Cluster 3, Edgewood Area, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The Waterways Experiment Station (WES) is currently involved in investigating several sites at the Edgewood Area (EA) of Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland. These investigations consist of placing monitoring wells and periodically collecting samples for laboratory analysis. Additionally, several of the sites are to be investigated geophysically to determine if any anomalous areas exist. One of the sites, Cluster 3, a suspected landfill area is the focus of this report. Geophysical surveys were conducted to help delineate any anomalies indicative of buried waste, waste containers, boundaries of burial trenches, and the depth to water table. The geophysical methods utilized at the site were electromagnetic induction (EM), magnetics, and seismic refraction.

Sharp, M.K.; Kean, T.B.

1995-08-01

142

Investigation of a Solar Thermal Powered Pump for Agricultural Application. Final Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A simple solar thermal powered water raising device, for irrigation applications, has been investigated. The concept is based on the use of a closed piston system comprising a condensable working fluid and an array of solar collector panels in conjunction...

D. E. Calkins T. L. Keenan E. R. Bate

1978-01-01

143

Investigation of Uranium Potential of Precambrian Metasedimentary Rocks, Central Laramie Range, Wyoming. Final Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This study is directed toward evaluation of potential uraniferous quartz-pebble conglomerate occurrences or strata-bound uranium occurrences in the Laramie Range. Geologic investigations pursuant to that evaluation provide that metasediments in the centra...

P. J. Graff J. W. Sears G. S. Holden

1981-01-01

144

Investigations of the Electronic Structure and Superconductivity in Newly Predicted Metallic Crystalline Carbon, Final.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This project investigated the electronic, structural, and optical properties of fullerene-based materials under high pressure/temperature conditions. It involved: (1) Raman spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction measurements on C-60 fullerenes compressed in d...

S. C. Sharma

2007-01-01

145

Further Investigations of Diffuser Augmented Wind Turbines. Part 2. Technical Report. Final Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

A multiphased investigation is described which involves three test facilities of several compact diffuser approaches. Screens, to simulate a wind turbine, and a three-bladed, fixed-pitch turbine have been with the diffuser models. A candidate baseline des...

K. M. Foreman B. L. Gilbert

1979-01-01

146

Guidelines for the investigation of grain-dust explosions. Final report  

SciTech Connect

A methodology for investigating grain-elevator explosions is presented. The information that forms the basis for the methodology was gathered by a subpanel of the Panel on Causes and Prevention of Grain Elevator Explosions who investigated a number of grain-elevator explosions generally soon after they occurred. The panel used the information in forming its conclusions and recommendations published in a series of reports. In addition, several explosion incidents are described in detail to illustrate typical grain-elevator-explosion scenarios.

Not Available

1983-01-01

147

Shemya AFB, Alaska 1992 IRP field investigation report. Volume 1: Final report  

SciTech Connect

The US Air Force is currently investigating 22 sites on Shemya Air Force Base (AFB) to determine if past spill and disposal activities have caused environmental damage. These investigations are being carried out under the Air Force`s Installation Restoration Program (IRP). As a part of the IRP program, field investigations were performed in 1992 to obtain the information needed to assess what future actions willneed to be carried out at each site. The island`s drinking water supply was also investigated. Activities completed at 10 selected sites during the 1992 field investigation included surface sampling to determine the lateral extent of contamination, subsurface sampling to determine the vertical extent of contamination, and the installation of well points and monitoring wells to determine the direction of groundwater flow and if the groundwater has been affected by a site. In addition, geophysical surveys were performed at most sites to identify site boundaries and check for the presence of buried metal to be avoided during drilling activities.

Not Available

1993-02-01

148

Shemya AFB, Alaska 1992 IRP field investigation report. Volume 2, Appendix A: Final report  

SciTech Connect

The US Air Force is currently investigating 22 sites on Shemya Air Force Base (AFB) to determine if past spill and disposal activities have caused environmental damage. These investigations are being carried out under the Air Force`s Installation Restoration Program (IRP). Field investigations were performed in 1992 to obtain the information needed to assess what future actions will need to be carried out at each site. The island`s drinking water supply was also investigated. Activities completed at 10 selected sites during the 1992 field investigation included surface sampling to determine the lateral extent of contamination, subsurface sampling to determine the vertical extent of contamination, and the installation of well points and monitoring wells to determine the direction of groundwater flow and if the groundwater has been affected by a site. In addition, geophysical surveys were performed at most sites to identify site boundaries and check for the presence of buried metal to be avoided during drilling activities. This report, appendix A, contains the analytical results.

Not Available

1993-02-01

149

Subsurface investigation of a liquefaction-induced lateral spread, Thousand Springs Valley, Idaho. Final report  

SciTech Connect

A subsurface investigation was made across a lateral spread that was induced by liquefaction during the 1983 Borah Peak Earthquake (MS=7.3). The lateral spread is at a site near Whiskey Springs in the Thousand Springs Valley, Idaho. The purpose of the investigation was to (a) determine whether previous liquefaction and lateral spreading had occurred; (b) measure and evaluate geologic and geotechnical properties susbsurface sediments many of which are gravels; and (c) analyze liquefaction and ground failure susceptibility. Because there are very few past case histories of liquefaction in gravel, this study provides an opportunity to further evaluate the behavior of this important matarial. The field investigations included trenching, SPT tests, CPT soundings, BDT (Becker Drill) tests, and SASW tests (Spectral-Analysis-of Surface-Waves). Radiocarbon dataing and grain-size analysis were conducted on samples collected in the field.

Andrus, R.D.; Youd, T.L.

1987-05-01

150

Education World: Grants and Awards  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Education World (reported on in the February 22, 2002 NSDL Scout Report for the Physical Sciences) is a website that is intended to be "a home for educators on the Internet, a place where teachers could gather and share ideas." This section of Education World provides information on grants and awards available for teachers. The site includes a number of resources to help educators performing grant writing. Links to external sites with lists of grant opportunities for education are also included.

151

Shemya AFB, Alaska 1992 IRP field investigation report. Volume 4, Appendixes E and F: Final report  

SciTech Connect

The US Air Force is currently investigating 22 sites on Shemya Air Force Base (AFB) to determine if past spill and disposal activities have caused environmental damage. These investigations are being carried out under the Air Force`s Installation Restoration Program (IRP). Field investigations were performed in 1992 to obtain the information needed to assess what future actions will need to be carried out at each site. The island`s drinking water supply was also investigated. Activities completed at 10 selected sites included surface sampling to determine the lateral extent of contamination, subsurface sampling to determine the vertical extent of contamination, and the installation of well points and monitoring wells to determine the direction of groundwater flow and if the groundwater has been affected by a site. In addition, geophysical surveys were performed at most sites to identify site boundaries and check for the presence of buried metal, to be avoided during drilling activities. This report contains appendices E and F with information on the following: soil boring logs, and data validation of samples analyzed.

Not Available

1993-02-01

152

Milan Army Ammunition Plant remedial investigation report: Volume 1. Final report 89-91  

Microsoft Academic Search

A Remedial Investigation at the Milan Army Ammunition Plant, TN, was conducted for the US Army Toxic and Hazardous Materials Agency, under the terms of an Interagency Agreement with the State of Tennessee and the US Environmental Protection Agency. The study focused on the CERCLA site and selected RCRA regulated units identified by previous studies as potential sources of contamination.

N. Okusu; H. Hall; A. Orndorff; R. Bens; M. Schweighauser

1991-01-01

153

An investigation of drag reduction for tractor trailer vehicles with air deflector and boattail. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

A wind tunnel investigation was conducted to determine the influence of several physical variables on the aerodynamic drag of a trailer model. The physical variables included: a cab mounted wind deflector, boattail on trailer, flow vanes on trailer front, forced transition on trailer, and decreased gap between tractor and trailer. Tests were conducted at yaw angles (relative wind angles) of

Muirhead

1981-01-01

154

Certain Brake Drums and Rotors from China. Investigation No. 731-TA-744 (Final).  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Based on the record in this investigation, the authors determine that an industry in the United States is materially injured by reason of imports of certain brake rotors from China that have been found by the Department of Commerce ('Commerce') to be sold...

1997-01-01

155

Certain Color Television Receivers from China. Investigation No. 731-TA-1034 (Final).  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

On the basis of the record developed in the subject investigation, the United States International Trade Commission (Commission) determines, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. Section 1673d(b)) (the Act), that an industry in t...

2004-01-01

156

A wooden energy demonstration center in Alabama. Phase I: a background investigation. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

The main objective of the report was to gather background data needed for organizing the wood energy demonstration center. Four main areas which have been investigated are: timber resources, woodworking industries, wood residues, and potential uses of wood energy generated. The study area is a 50-mile radius of Troy, Alabama.

T. I. Chiang; E. A. Bethea; M. Richardson

1980-01-01

157

A Preliminary Investigation into an Integrated Approach to the Planning of Higher Educational Facilities. Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Findings are presented of a preliminary investigation into an integrated approach to the planning of higher education facilities. Problems confronting college and university planners are defined; factors affecting current conditions isolated; and opportunities for seeking solutions suggested. In this first step of a two-phase program, resources…

Goodfriend, Harvey J; Mosher, Robert

158

Investigation of a solar thermal powered pump for agricultural application. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

A simple solar thermal powered water raising device, for irrigation applications, has been investigated. The concept is based on the use of a closed piston system comprising a condensable working fluid and an array of solar collector panels in conjunction with a mechanical system comprising a cable, lever, pulley and water bucket. The alternate heating and cooling of the solar

D. E. Calkins; T. L. Keenan; E. R. Bate

1978-01-01

159

Investigation of feasibility of vacuum-arc fault-current limiting device. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

The feasibility of a vacuum arc fault current limiter was investigated in this project. A magnetic field was used to interrupt or control the current flow in a vacuum arc device. The configuration of the device is such that electron current is forced to flow primarily radially outward from the end of a relatively small rod shaped cathode to a

Gilmour; A. S. Jr

1977-01-01

160

Final work plan : investigation of potential contamination at the former USDA facility in Powhattan, Kansas.  

SciTech Connect

This Work Plan outlines the scope of work to be conducted to investigate the subsurface contaminant conditions at the property formerly leased by the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) in Powhattan, Kansas (Figure 1.1). Data obtained during this event will be used to (1) evaluate potential contaminant source areas on the property; (2) determine the vertical and horizontal extent of potential contamination; and (3) provide recommendations for future action, with the ultimate goal of assigning this site No Further Action status. The planned investigation includes groundwater monitoring requested by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in accordance with Section V of the Intergovernmental Agreement between the KDHE and the Farm Service Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The work is being performed on behalf of the CCC/USDA by the Environmental Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory. A nonprofit, multidisciplinary research center operated by the University of Chicago for the U.S. Department of Energy, Argonne provides technical assistance to the CCC/USDA with environmental site characterization and remediation at former CCC/USDA grain storage facilities. Argonne issued a Master Work Plan (Argonne 2002) that has been approved by the KDHE. The Master Work Plan describes the general scope of all investigations at former CCC/USDA facilities in Kansas and provides guidance for these investigations. It should be consulted for the complete details of plans for work associated with the former CCC/USDA facility at Powhattan.

LaFreniere, L. M.; Environmental Science Division

2007-02-02

161

Final work plan : investigation of potential contamination at the former USDA facility in Powhattan, Kansas  

Microsoft Academic Search

This Work Plan outlines the scope of work to be conducted to investigate the subsurface contaminant conditions at the property formerly leased by the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) in Powhattan, Kansas (Figure 1.1). Data obtained during this event will be used to (1) evaluate potential contaminant source areas on the property; (2) determine the vertical and horizontal extent of potential

L. M. LaFreniere

2007-01-01

162

Final work plan : investigation of potential contamination at the former USDA facility in Ramona, Kansas  

Microsoft Academic Search

This Work Plan outlines the scope of work that will be conducted to investigate the subsurface contaminant conditions at the property formerly leased by the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) in Ramona, Kansas (Figure 1.1). Data obtained during this event will be used to (1) evaluate potential source areas on the property, (2) determine the vertical and horizontal extent of potential

LaFreniere

2006-01-01

163

Investigation of passive blade cyclic pitch variation using an automatic yaw control system. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

The investigation of passive cyclic pitch variation using an automatic yaw control system made use of the test equipment and of the results of an earlier study. The atmospheric test equipment consisted of a horizontal axis wind turbine with vane controlled upwind two-bladed rotor of 7.6 m (25 ft) diameter having passive cyclic pitch variation. An automatically triggered electric furl

K. H. Hohenemser; A. H. P. Swift

1982-01-01

164

Consumer ethics: An empirical investigation of factors influencing ethical judgments of the final consumer  

Microsoft Academic Search

Business and marketing ethics have come to the forefront in recent years. While consumers have been surveyed regarding their perceptions of ethical business and marketing practices, research has been minimal with regard to their ethical beliefs and ideologies. This research investigates general attitudes of consumers relative to business, government and people in general, and compares these attitudes to their beliefs

Scott J. Vitell; James Muncy

1992-01-01

165

Geophysical investigation for groundwater resources at the Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

A geophysical investigation was undertaken to explore the potential for further ground water development around the Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras. Electrical resistivity vertical sounding and horizontal profiling were utilized. The main ground-water aquifer in the area, a buried river channel now filled with gravel, was clearly defined. A tributary to this aquifer was also detected. Currently, the main ground-water

R. D. Lewis; J. E. Simms

1992-01-01

166

Polyvinyl Alcohol from China, Japan, and Taiwan. Investigations Nos. 731-TA-726, 727, and 729 (Final).  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

On the basis of the record developed in the subject investigations, the Commission determines, pursuant to section 735(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. section 1673(b)) (the Act), that an industry in the United States is materially injured or threa...

1996-01-01

167

Research investigation on dense scintillation glass for use in total absorption nuclear cascade detectors. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

Three approaches to the development of a high-density scintillation ; glass were investigated. They include the increase of density of glass systems ; containlng cerium---the only systems which were known to show scintillation, the ; testing of a novel silicate glass system containlng significant concentrations of ; silver produced by ion exchange and never tested previously, and the hot pressing

Hensler

1973-01-01

168

Manual for investigation and correction of boiler tube failures. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

The manual is for use by electric utility power plant personnel during the investigation into the cause of a boiler tube failure and during the evaluation of corrective actions to prevent future boiler tube failures. It is intended to aid plant personnel in their understanding of the basic failure mechanisms that can produce a boiler tube failure. Information is provided

G. A. Lamping; R. M. Jr. Arrowood

1985-01-01

169

Investigation of transport process involved in FGD. Final repot, September 1, 1993August 31, 1994  

Microsoft Academic Search

The objectives of this five year plan of study are to experimentally obtain a basic understanding of (1) turbulent flow structure of the mixing zone and it influence on particle dispersion, (2) the effect of particle loading on turbulent properties and mixing, (3) the effect of jet entrainment, (4) water spray-sorbent interaction, sorbent wetting and mixing, (5) investigate the flow

J. R. Kadambi; J. S. Tien; C. Yurteri; V. Kadaba; M. Assar

1995-01-01

170

Investigating the Role of Technology in Widening Participation in Lifelong Learning. Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This small-grant funded project was intended to act as a pilot study looking at the use of information and communications technology (ICT) in adult education. In particular, the project aimed to investigate the use of ICT in extending patterns of participation in adult education to those social groups presently excluded from learning; one of the…

Gorard, Stephen; Selwyn, Neil

171

Investigation of pulsation in slurry-pumping systems in coal-liquefaction plants. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

This investigation was conducted to measure pulsations in coal slurries at two pilot plants and to develop techniques for controlling pulsations when designing full-scale liquefaction units. Field measurements were made of the pressure pulsations, pump performance, cavitation signals, and acoustic velocities. The data was analyzed for pump efficiencies, effects of valve action, pulsation levels, resonant frequencies, mode shapes, cavitation limits,

McKee

1983-01-01

172

Final Phase II Report: QuickSite(reg) Investigation, Centralia, Kansas.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Environmental Research Division of Argonne National Laboratory has performed a Phase II investigation at Centralia, Kansas, on behalf of the Commodity Credit Corporation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (CCC/USDA). The results and findings of Arg...

2004-01-01

173

Final work plan : investigation of potential contamination at the former USDA facility in Ramona, Kansas.  

SciTech Connect

This Work Plan outlines the scope of work that will be conducted to investigate the subsurface contaminant conditions at the property formerly leased by the Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) in Ramona, Kansas (Figure 1.1). Data obtained during this event will be used to (1) evaluate potential source areas on the property, (2) determine the vertical and horizontal extent of potential contamination, and (3) provide recommendations for future actions, with the ultimate goal of assigning this site No Further Action status. The planned investigation includes groundwater monitoring requested by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in accordance with Section V of the Intergovernmental Agreement between the KDHE and the Farm Service Agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The work is being performed on behalf of the CCC/USDA by the Environmental Research Division of Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne is a nonprofit, multidisciplinary research center operated by the University of Chicago for the U.S. Department of Energy. Under the Intergovernmental Agreement, Argonne provides technical assistance to the CCC/USDA with environmental site characterization and remediation at former CCC/USDA grain storage facilities. Argonne has issued a Master Work Plan (Argonne 2002) that describes the general scope of all investigations at former CCC/USDA facilities in Kansas and provides guidance for these investigations. The Master Work Plan was approved by the KDHE. It contains materials common to investigations at locations in Kansas and should be consulted for the complete details of plans for work associated with the former CCC/USDA facility at Ramona.

LaFreniere, L. M.

2006-01-27

174

Investigation of a fossil geothermal system, Hamblin-Cleopatra Volcano, Clark County, Nevada. Final technical report  

SciTech Connect

The Hamblin-Cleopatra volcano, selected for study because erosion and fault displacement have exposed the entire volcanic succession, the intrusive core, a radial dike systems, and sedimentary and volcanic rocks that predate and postdate the volcano, was investigated to estimate the proportions of igneous materials forming lava flows, pyroclastic deposits, intrusive bodies, and reworked debris. Chemical changes in the magma throughout the active period of the volcano were documented. The geothermal system active within the pile after activity ceased was reconstructed. (ACR)

Barker, D.S.

1986-07-28

175

Investigation of high purity beryllium for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), Task 002. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The report includes a description of experimental abilities of Solid Structure Research Laboratory of IAE NNC RK, a results of microstructural characterization of A-4 grade polycrystal Beryllium produced at the Ulba metal plant and a technical project-for irradiation experiments. Technical project contains a detailed description of five proposed experiments, clearing behavior of Beryllium materials under the influence of irradiation, temperature, helium and hydrogen accumulation. Complex irradiation jobs, microstructural investigations and mechanical tests are planned in the framework of these experiments.

Vagin, S.P.

1995-05-01

176

First AXAF Fellowships Awarded  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The AXAF (Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility) Science Center has announced the selection of five scientists to inaugurate the AXAF Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. Competition for the fellowships was open to all recent astronomy and astrophysics graduates worldwide. The AXAF Fellows will work for three years at a host astronomical institution in the United States where they will investigate topics broadly related to the scientific mission of AXAF. Additional AXAF Fellows will be selected each year over the course of the program. The AXAF Fellowship Program is a joint venture between NASA and the AXAF Science Center in cooperation with the host institutions. The AXAF Science Center is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts and funded by NASA through the Marshall Space Flight Center. "We are elated at the outstanding group of Fellows," said Harvey Tananbaum, the Director of the AXAF Science Center. "They will be working during the exciting period when the first X-ray images will be received from AXAF." Nancy Remage Evans, AXAF Fellowship Program Coordinator added, "The program will also encourage AXAF related work at institutions throughout the United States." An independent panel of scientists selected the honorees. The first AXAF Fellows and the host institutions at which they will hold their fellowships are: David Buote (University of California, Santa Cruz), Tiziana Di Matteo (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics), Ann Esin (California Institute of Technology), Joseph Mohr (University of Chicago), and Edward Moran (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). AXAF, the third of NASA's Great Observatories after the Hubble Space Telescope and the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory, is the largest and most sophisticated X-ray telescope ever built. When it is launched in December of this year, AXAF's high resolution will provide new information about exploding stars, black holes, colliding galaxies, and other extremely hot regions of the universe. Further information about the AXAF satellite is available at the World Wide Web at http://xrtpub.harvard.edu/. Further information about the Fellowship program is available at http://asc.harvard.edu/fellows/. Supplemental Information on 1998 AXAF Fellows: * David Buote graduated from MIT, Cambridge MA 02139 * Tiziana DiMatteo graduated from Cambridge University, Cambridge CB30HA UK * Ann Esin graduated from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 * Joseph Mohr graduated from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 * Edward Moran graduated from Columbia University, New York City, NY 10027

1998-03-01

177

Final Report: Investigation of Saturated Degenerate Four-Wave Mixing Spectroscopy For Quantitative Concentration Measurements  

SciTech Connect

Our research efforts over the last few years have focused on the development of strategies for the quantitative application of DFWM and PS in flame environments. We have developed, validated, and applied a theoretical methodology based on direct numerical integration (DNI) of the time-dependent density matrix equations for analysis of the physics of the DFWM and PS processes. The incorporation of the Zeeman state structure of the energy levels of the radiative transitions has allowed us to investigate the physics of the PS process and polarization effects in DFWM. Our research effort has focused mainly on the moderate saturation regime, with laser pulse lengths significantly greater than characteristic collisional times, and with the assumption of monochromatic lasers. Recently, we have completed a study of multi-axial-mode laser effects of homogeneously broadened PS.

Lucht, R. P.

2001-03-20

178

Results of boron, surfactant, and cyanide investigation, Beale AFB, California. Final report, Feb-Mar 91  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this field survey was to investigate wastewater treatment plant effluent levels for boron, methylene blue active substances (MBAS-surfactants), and total cyanide. Historical sampling data were insufficient to clarify whether Beale AFB exceeded their National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit limitations. Up to 30 composite samples were taken of each contaminant. The results showed the base met boron permit limitations, exceeded the daily limit on one day for MBAS, and exceeded both the monthly average limitation and the daily limit for cyanide. Beale AFB has already taken numerous steps to eliminate contaminants from their discharges, e.g., increased sample data collection, product substitution, waste stream isolation and treatment, and split sampling. The report recommends the base systematically review past actions for areas that may have been overlooked or deemed too minor to address. Alternatively, the report recommends follow-up survey work by Armstrong Laboratory or an Armstrong Laboratory contactor.

Garland, J.G.

1991-07-01

179

Investigations of large area electron beam diodes for excimer lasers. Final report  

SciTech Connect

This report summarizes the results of a one year research program at the University of Michigan to investigate the physics and technology of microsecond electron beam diodes. These experiments were performed on the Michigan Electron Long Beam Accelerator (MELBA) at parameters: Voltage {equals} {minus}0.65 to {minus}0.9 MV, current {equals} 1 {minus}50 kA, and pulselength {equals} 0.5 {minus} 5 microseconds. Major accomplishments include: (1) the first two-wavelength (CO2 and HeNe) laser deflection measurements of diode plasma and neutrals; (2) measurements of the effects on magnetic field gradient on microsecond diode closure; (3) demonstration of good fidelity of processed x-ray signals as a diagnostic of beam voltage; (4) extended-pulselength scaling of electron beam diode arcing and diode closure; and (5) innovative Cerenkov plate diagnostics of e-beam dynamics.

Not Available

1993-12-31

180

Investigation of the electrochemical formation of Li-C intercalation compounds. Final report FY82  

SciTech Connect

This investigation re-examines the possible undervoltage electrochemical formulation of Li-C intercalation compounds. The conditions simulated that of a cell which has failed due to depolarizer starvation. Carbon black cathodes were subjected to constant-current electrolysis in 1 M LiAsF solutions in propylene carbonate or 2-methyltetrahydrofuran. Cathode V-t curves displayed plateaus around + 1 V versus Li in which the cathode absorbed approximately 16 coulombs per sq cm before falling to 0.05 V where the runs were terminated. Aqueous extracts of the cathodes contained little or no hydroxide indicating the absence of Li-C compounds. However, the present work also showed that LiC6 rapidly reduces propylene carbonate to carbonate ion. Hence it remains possible that the undervoltage plateaus originated in the formation of intermediate Li-C compounds which rapidly reduce the solvent.

Smith, P.H.; DeVries, L.; Shih, J.N.; James, S.D.; Kilroy, W.P.

1983-05-01

181

Nominations for Renewable Natural Resources Awards  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Renewable Natural Resources Foundation (RNRF) is seeking nominations for three annual awards that honor interdisciplinary achievements in renewable natural resources fields. The RNRF is a consortium of 14 educational, professional, and scientific organizations, including AGU. The RNRF's Sustained Achievement Award honors the long-term contributions of an individual to the protection and conservation of natural resources. The Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes a single project, publication, piece of legislation, or similar concrete achievement that occurred within the last three years.

2006-03-01

182

Final Phase II report : QuickSite(R) investigation, Everest, Kansas.  

SciTech Connect

The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), operated grain storage facilities at two different locations at Everest, Kansas (Figure 1.1). One facility (referred to in this report as the Everest facility) was at the western edge of the city of Everest. The CCC/USDA operated this facility from 1950 until the early 1970s. The second facility (referred to in this report as Everest East) was about 0.5 mi northeast of the town. The CCC/USDA operated this facility from 1954 until the early 1970s. While these two former CCC/USDA grain storage facilities were in operation, commercial grain fumigants containing carbon tetrachloride were in common use by the CCC/USDA and the private grain storage industry to preserve grain. In 1997, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) sampled several domestic drinking water and nondrinking water wells in the Everest area. The KDHE sampling was part of the CCC/USDA Private Well Sampling Program, which was initiated to determine whether carbon tetrachloride was present in domestic wells near former CCC/USDA grain storage facilities in Kansas. All of the sampled domestic drinking water wells were located outside the Everest city boundaries. As a result of this sampling, carbon tetrachloride contamination was identified at a single domestic drinking water well (the Nigh well; DW06) approximately 3/8 mi northwest of the former Everest CCC/USDA grain storage facility. The CCC/USDA subsequently connected the Nigh residence to the Everest municipal water system. As a result of the detection of carbon tetrachloride in this well, the KDHE conducted preliminary investigations to further evaluate the existence of contamination and its potential effect on public health and the environment. The KDHE concluded that carbon tetrachloride in groundwater at Everest might, in part, be linked to historical use of carbon tetrachloride-based grain fumigants at the former CCC/USDA facilities. For this reason, the CCC/USDA is conducting an environmental site investigation to determine the source(s) and extent of the carbon tetrachloride contamination at Everest and to assess whether the contamination requires remedial action. The investigation at Everest is being performed by the Environmental Research Division of Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne is a nonprofit, multidisciplinary research center operated by the University of Chicago for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The CCC/USDA has entered into an interagency agreement with DOE, under which Argonne provides technical assistance to the CCC/USDA with environmental site characterization and remediation at its former grain storage facilities. At these facilities, Argonne is applying its QuickSite{reg_sign} environmental site characterization methodology. This methodology has been applied successfully at a number of former CCC/USDA facilities in Kansas and Nebraska and has been adopted by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM 1998) as standard practice for environmental site characterization. Phase I of the QuickSite{reg_sign} investigation examined the key geologic, hydrogeologic, and hydrogeochemical relationships that define potential contaminant migration pathways at Everest (Argonne 2001). Phase II of the QuickSite{reg_sign} investigation at Everest was undertaken with the primary goal of delineating and improving understanding of the distribution of carbon tetrachloride contamination in groundwater at this site and the potential source area(s) that might have contributed to this contamination. To address this goal, four specific technical objectives were developed to guide the Phase II field studies. Sampling of near-surface soils at the former Everest CCC/USDA facility that was originally planned for Phase I had to be postponed until October 2000 because of access restrictions. Viable vegetation was not available for sampling then. This period is termed the first session of Phase II field work at Everest. The main session of field work for the Phase II QuickSite{reg_sign} in

LaFreniere, L. M. (Environmental Research)

2003-11-01

183

NSF seeks nominations for Waterman Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The National Science Foundation is asking for nominations for the 14th annual Alan T.Waterman Award. The award recognizes outstanding work by a young researcher in any field of science, mathematics, or engineering and is designed to encourage further highquality research.The award was established in 1975 to mark the 25th anniversary of NSF and to honor Waterman, the first director of the Foundation. The recipient of the award receives as much as $500,000 for up to 3 years of research or advanced study in mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, social, or other sciences at the institution of the recipient's choice.

Wainger, Lisa A.

184

Investigation of the properties of titanium-carbon hybrid alloys. Final report, Dec 87-Apr 91  

SciTech Connect

The effects of 6% aluminum additions on the compressive properties and microhardness of titanium-titanium carbide composites were investigated. Composites containing 40-50% TiC by volume were produced using standard casting procedures from the melt. Enhanced strength of Ti-TiC composites at room temperature and elevated temperatures upon Al additions was found. Strengthening mechanism was also studied. The tensile properties of Ti-TiC composites was most sensitive to the size and distribution of TiC particles. Tensile properties with different TiC size which was controlled by cooling rate during melting were studied. Results show that 50% improvement of ultimate tensile strength could be achieved by microstructure refinement. Titanium-base alloys are a potential candidate for space applications because of their light weight, high specific modulus, high specific strength, and good corrosion resistance. The TiC system reinforced metal-matrix composites were produced by traditional ingot metallurgy. The use of this metallurgical method has been developed in an attempt to improve mechanical properties through the presence of a ductile metal matrix. Good strength and ductility have been achieved in compression.

Chin, B.A.; Zee, R.H.

1991-06-15

185

An investigation of drag reduction for tractor trailer vehicles with air deflector and boattail. Final report  

SciTech Connect

A wind tunnel investigation was conducted to determine the influence of several physical variables on the aerodynamic drag of a trailer model. The physical variables included: a cab mounted wind deflector, boattail on trailer, flow vanes on trailer front, forced transition on trailer, and decreased gap between tractor and trailer. Tests were conducted at yaw angles (relative wind angles) of 0, 5, 10, 20, and 30 degrees and Reynolds numbers of 3.58 x 10 to the 5th power 6.12 x 10 to the 5th power based upon the equivalent diameter of the vehicles. The wind deflector on top of the cab produced a calculated reduction in fuel consumption of about 5 percent of the aerodynamic portion of the fuel budget for a wind speed of 15.3 km/hr (9.5 mph) over a wind angle range of 0 deg to 180 deg and for a vehicle speed of 88.5 km/hr (55 mph). The boattail produced a calculated 7 percent to 8 percent reduction in fuel consumption under the same conditions. The decrease in gap reduced the calculated fuel consumption by about 5 percent of the aerodynamic portion of the fuel budget.

Muirhead, V.U.

1981-01-01

186

Reconnaissance investigation of the March 2, 1987, New Zealand earthquake: Final report  

SciTech Connect

On March 2, 1987 at 1:43 P.M. a magnitude (M/sub L/)6.3 (M6.3) earthquake struck the Bay of Plenty region of North Island, New Zealand. Propagating along a previously unmapped fault, the earthquake caused surface ruptures near the town of Edgecumbe. The adjacent towns of Kawerau, Te Teko, and Whakatane were also affected. Soil failures, liquefaction, settlement, and landslides occurred throughout the region. A peak horizontal ground acceleration of 0.26g was recorded approximately 6 miles from the fault rupture, and accelerations of 0.30g to 1.0g were estimated in the most severely damaged area. From March 9 to 13 a four member reconnaissance team visited the damaged area to investigate the earthquake's effects on power and industrial facilities. Collected data will be added to the seismic experience data base that is used in analyzing the safety of structures and equipment in nuclear power plants in the United States.

Yanev, P.I.; Vallenas, P.; Williams, D.; Murray, R.C.

1988-08-01

187

A BATSE investigation of radiation belt electrons precipitated by VLF waves. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The Compton Observatory commonly encounters fluxes of energetic electrons which have been scattered from the inner radiation belt to the path of the satellite by resonant interactions with VLF waves from powerful man-made transmitters. The present investigation was motivated by the fact that in the Fall of 1993, the Gamma Ray Observatory was boosted from a 650 km altitude circular orbit to a 750 km altitude circular orbit. This was an opportunity, for the first time, to make observations at two different altitudes using the same instrument. The authors have examined DISCLA data from the Burst & Transient Source Experiment (BATSE) experiment from 1 Sep. 1993 to 29 Jan. 1994. During the period of study they identified 48 instances of the satellite encountering a cloud of energetic electrons which had been scattered by VLF transmitters. They find that boosting the altitude of the circular orbit from 650 km to 750 km increased the intensity of cyclotron resonance scattered electrons by a factor of two. To search for long term changes in the cyclotron resonance precipitation, the authors have compared the approx. 750 km altitude data from 106 days at the end of 1993 with data at the same altitudes and time of year in 1991. The cyclotron resonance events in 1991 were three times more frequent and 25% of those cases were more intense than any seen in the 1993 data. They attribute this difference to increased level of geomagnetic activity in 1991 near the Solar Maximum.

Datlowe, D.W.

1995-04-01

188

Investigation of sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate and water systems for saturated solar ponds. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The overall objective of this study was to gather relevant data primarily from the published literature to investigate the technical feasibility of using a Na/sub 2/CO/sub 3/-NaHCO/sub 3/ mixture for a saturated solar pond. This objective was accomplished by a literature search and review of existing chemical information and by performing simple chemistry experiments in the laboratory. Information on density, solubility, phase diagram, equilibrium compositions, reaction rate constant, equilibrium constant, diffusion coefficient, vapor pressure and potentially useful additives is compiled. It is concluded that even though both the saturation density and solubility increase with temperature for trona, it is not chemically stable either at room temperature or higher temperatures (80/sup 0/C). Therefore, as is, trona is not suitable for use in a saturated solar pond. From the literature it has been found that sugar and gum can retard the decomposition of bicarbonate to carbonate in the mixture. Nevertheless, trona is a very attractive solute for an unsaturated solar pond. A laboratory unsaturated pond with a stable density gradient has worked without any problems for about two months at InterTechnology/Solar Corporation.

None

1980-03-28

189

Monitoring catalysts at work in their final form: spectroscopic investigations on a monolithic catalyst.  

PubMed

A monolithic vanadia-titania based catalyst has been subjected to studies with in situ FTIR spectroscopy coupled with mass spectrometry, during the SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) reaction. A device based on a transmission reactor cell for monolithic samples was constructed, dedicated to the study of surface species during reaction. After analysing the steady state SCR activity under industrially relevant conditions, NH(3) chemisorption phenomena as a function of temperature and the subsequent SCR reaction of NO + O(2) with chemisorbed ammonia and ammonium ion species were also investigated. The observations reported here serve as a demonstration of the great potential for the application of operando spectroscopy on monolithic systems. This cross disciplinary approach aims to identify reaction pathways, active sites, intermediate- and spectator-species for catalytic reactions under truly industrial conditions in a shaped monolithic catalyst based on monitoring chemical profiles along its channels. In particular, by demonstrating the feasibility of the approach using the technically challenging operando transmission FTIR spectroscopy methodology, we foresee easy future adaption of this approach with other surface or bulk sensitive techniques, e.g. Raman and UV-vis spectroscopy. PMID:22009277

Rasmussen, Sřren B; Bańares, Miguel A; Bazin, Philippe; Due-Hansen, Johannes; Ávila, Pedro; Daturi, Marco

2011-10-18

190

Investigation of pulsation in slurry-pumping systems in coal-liquefaction plants. Final report  

SciTech Connect

This investigation was conducted to measure pulsations in coal slurries at two pilot plants and to develop techniques for controlling pulsations when designing full-scale liquefaction units. Field measurements were made of the pressure pulsations, pump performance, cavitation signals, and acoustic velocities. The data was analyzed for pump efficiencies, effects of valve action, pulsation levels, resonant frequencies, mode shapes, cavitation limits, and speed of sound values. Calculations of the acoustic velocities were made from thermophysical data. Simulations of the two field installations were conducted with a dynamic acoustic analog which duplicated the pulsation behavior measured in the field. Pulsation-control arrangements were evaluated. This study verified that the dynamic acoustic analog simulator can accurately represent the pulsation interactions of a coal-slurry-pumping system and can evaluate and design pulsation-control measures. Acoustic velocities for mixtures of coal slurries can be predicted adequately. Pump efficiencies were judged to be adequate for future use. Controlling suction pulsations will improve cavitation limits. Continued experience with pulsations in slurry-pumping systems should expand and refine the technology of pulsation control for liquefaction applications. The design procedures that should be used to control pulsations in a slurry-pumping system are given.

McKee, R.J.

1983-03-10

191

Investigation of low-cost LNG vehicle fuel tank concepts. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The objective of this study was to investigate development of a low-cost liquid natural gas (LNG) vehicle fuel storage tank with low fuel boil-off, low tank pressure, and high safety margin. One of the largest contributors to the cost of converting a vehicle to LNG is the cost of the LNG fuel tank. To minimize heat leak from the surroundings into the low-temperature fuel, these tanks are designed as cryogenic dewars with double walls separated by an evacuated insulation space containing multi-layer insulation. The cost of these fuel tanks is driven by this double-walled construction, both in terms of materials and labor. The primary focus of the analysis was to try to devise a fuel tank concept that would allow for the elimination of the double-wall requirement. Results of this study have validated the benefit of vacuum/MLI insulation for LNG fuel tanks and the difficulty in identifying viable alternatives. The thickness of a non-vacuum insulation layer would have to be unreasonably large to achieve an acceptable non-venting hold time. Reasonable hold times could be achieved by using an auxiliary tank to accept boil-off vapor from a non-vacuum insulated primary tank, if the vapor in the auxiliary tank can be stored at high pressure. The primary focus of the analysis was to try to devise a fuel tank concept that allowed for the elimination of the double-wall requirement. Thermodynamic relations were developed for analyzing the fuel tank transient response to heat transfer, venting of vapor, and out-flow of either vapor or liquid. One of the major costs associated with conversion of a vehicle to LNG fuel is the cost of the LNG fuel tank. The cost of these tanks is driven by the cryogenic nature of the fuel and by the fundamental design requirements of long non-venting hold times and low storage pressure.

O`Brien, J.E.; Siahpush, A. [Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Co., Idaho Falls, ID (United States). Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Lab.

1998-02-01

192

Final Report: Investigation of Polarization Spectroscopy and Degenerate Four-Wave Mixing for Quantitative Concentration Measurements  

SciTech Connect

Laser-induced polarization spectroscopy (LIPS), degenerate four-wave mixing (DFWM), and electronic-resonance-enhanced (ERE) coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (CARS) are techniques that shows great promise for sensitive measurements of transient gas-phase species, and diagnostic applications of these techniques are being pursued actively at laboratories throughout the world. However, significant questions remain regarding strategies for quantitative concentration measurements using these techniques. The primary objective of this research program is to develop and test strategies for quantitative concentration measurements in flames and plasmas using these nonlinear optical techniques. Theoretically, we are investigating the physics of these processes by direct numerical integration (DNI) of the time-dependent density matrix equations that describe the wave-mixing interaction. Significantly fewer restrictive assumptions are required when the density matrix equations are solved using this DNI approach compared with the assumptions required to obtain analytical solutions. For example, for LIPS calculations, the Zeeman state structure and hyperfine structure of the resonance and effects such as Doppler broadening can be included. There is no restriction on the intensity of the pump and probe beams in these nonperturbative calculations, and both the pump and probe beam intensities can be high enough to saturate the resonance. As computer processing speeds have increased, we have incorporated more complicated physical models into our DNI codes. During the last project period we developed numerical methods for nonperturbative calculations of the two-photon absorption process. Experimentally, diagnostic techniques are developed and demonstrated in gas cells and/or well-characterized flames for ease of comparison with model results. The techniques of two-photon, two-color H-atom LIPS and three-laser ERE CARS for NO and C{sub 2}H{sub 2} were demonstrated during the project period, and nonperturbative numerical models of both of these techniques were developed. In addition, we developed new single-mode, injection-seeded optical parametric laser sources (OPLSs) that will be used to replace multi-mode commercial dye lasers in our experimental measurements. The use of single-mode laser radiation in our experiments will increase significantly the rigor with which theory and experiment are compared.

Robert P. Lucht

2005-03-09

193

Final master work plan : environmental investigations at former CCC/USDA facilities in Kansas, 2002 revision.  

SciTech Connect

The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has entered into an interagency agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under which Argonne National Laboratory provides technical assistance for hazardous waste site characterization and remediation for the CCC/USDA. Carbon tetrachloride is the contaminant of primary concern at sites in Kansas where former CCC/USDA grain storage facilities were located. Argonne applies its QuickSite(reg sign) Expedited Site Characterization (ESC) approach to these former facilities. The QuickSite environmental site characterization methodology is Argonne's proprietary implementation of the ESC process (ASTM 1998). Argonne has used this approach at several former CCC/USDA facilities in Kansas, including Agenda, Agra, Everest, and Frankfort. The Argonne ESC approach revolves around a multidisciplinary, team-oriented approach to problem solving. The basic features and steps of the QuickSite methodology are as follows: (1) A team of scientists with diverse expertise and strong field experience is required to make the process work. The Argonne team is composed of geologists, geochemists, geophysicists, hydrogeologists, chemists, biologists, engineers, computer scientists, health and safety personnel, and regulatory staff, as well as technical support staff. Most of the staff scientists are at the Ph.D. level; each has on average, more than 15 years of experience. The technical team works together throughout the process. In other words, the team that plans the program also implements the program in the field and writes the reports. More experienced scientists do not remain in the office while individuals with lesser degrees or experience carry out the field work. (2) The technical team reviews, evaluates, and interprets existing data for the site and the contaminants there to determine which data sets are technically valid and can be used in initially designing the field program. A basic mistake sometimes made in the site characterization process is failure to use technically sound available data to form working hypotheses on hydrogeology, contaminant distribution, etc. for initial testing. (3) After assembling and interpreting existing data for the site, the entire technical team visits the site to identify as a group the site characteristics that might prohibit or enhance any particular technological approach. Logistic and community constraints are also identified at this point. (4) After the field visit, the team selects a suite of technologies appropriate to the problem and completes the design of the field program. No one technique works well at all sites, and a suite of techniques is necessary to delineate site features fully. In addition, multiple technologies are employed to increase confidence in conclusions about site features. Noninvasive and minimally invasive technologies are emphasized to minimize risk to the environment, the community, and the staff. In no case is the traditional approach of installing a massive number of monitoring wells followed. A dynamic work plan that outlines the program is produced for the sponsoring and regulatory agencies. The word ''dynamic'' is emphasized because the work plan is viewed as a guide, subject to modification, for the site characterization activity, rather than a document that is absolute and unchangeable. Therefore, the health and safety plan and the quality assurance/quality control plan must be broad and encompass all possible alterations to the plan. The cooperation of the regulating agency is essential in successful implementation of this process. The sponsoring and regulatory agencies are notified if significant changes to the site-specific work plan are necessary. (5) The entire team participates in the technical field program. Several technical activities are undertaken simultaneously. These may range from different surface geophysics investigations to vegetation sampling. Data from the various activities are reduced and interpreted each day by the technical staff. Various computer prog

Burton, J. C.; Environmental Research

2003-01-23

194

45 CFR 650.6 - Awards not primarily for research.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...false Awards not primarily for research. 650.6 Section 650.6 ...650.6 Awards not primarily for research. (a) Awards not primarily...support scientific or engineering research need contain no patent...

2011-10-01

195

44 CFR 150.8 - Presentation of awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL PUBLIC SAFETY AWARDS TO PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS § 150.8 Presentation of awards...Presentation of the Distinguished Public Safety Service Award shall be made by the...

2012-10-01

196

44 CFR 150.8 - Presentation of awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL PUBLIC SAFETY AWARDS TO PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS § 150.8 Presentation of awards...Presentation of the Distinguished Public Safety Service Award shall be made by the...

2011-10-01

197

7 CFR 3430.709 - Duration of awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...AGRICULTURE COMPETITIVE AND NONCOMPETITIVE NON-FORMULA FEDERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS-GENERAL AWARD ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Biomass Research and Development Initiative § 3430.709 Duration of awards. The term of a Federal assistance award made...

2013-01-01

198

48 CFR 5.303 - Announcement of contract awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...of award. Agencies shall not release information on awards before the public release time of 5 p.m. Washington...announcement. Agencies may also release information on contract awards to the local press or other media. When local...

2011-10-01

199

10 CFR 455.92 - State technical assistance awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

Technical assistance awards by States under this subpart are subject to all requirements of this part which apply to DOE-awarded technical assistance program grants except that States: (a) Are not required to award the funds in grant...

2013-01-01

200

15 CFR 14.14 - High risk special award conditions.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false High risk special award conditions...AND AGREEMENTS WITH INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, OTHER NON-PROFIT...Pre-Award Requirements § 14.14 High risk special award...

2013-01-01

201

45 CFR 650.7 - Awards affected by international agreements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-10-01 false Awards affected by international agreements. 650.7 Section... § 650.7 Awards affected by international agreements. (a) Some NSF awards are made as part of international cooperative research...

2011-10-01

202

48 CFR 452.216-70 - Award Fee.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...substantially as follows: Award Fee (FEB 1988) The amount of award fee the Contractor earns, if any, is based on a subjective evaluation by the Government of the quality of the Contractor's performance in accordance with the award fee...

2012-10-01

203

14 CFR 1240.112 - Presentation of awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Presentation of awards. 1240.112 Section 1240.112 Aeronautics and Space NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION INVENTIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS Awards for Scientific and Technical Contributions § 1240.112 Presentation of awards....

2012-01-01

204

Action Man final combat  

Microsoft Academic Search

Reports a case study of the award-winning Action Man Final Combat campaign for Christmas 2003; the 36-year old Action Man toy is the flagship brand of Hasbro, but was in decline and lacked “talkability”. Shows how the TV campaign used an interactive vote campaign which allowed children to direct the creative end of an Action Man advertisement story themselves, the

Sam d’Amato

2004-01-01

205

Reiff Receives 2009 Athelstan Spilhaus Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Patricia Hofer Reiff received the Athelstan Spilhaus Award for Enhancement of the Public Understanding of Earth and Space Science at the Joint Assembly, held 26 May 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The award honors “individuals who have devoted portions of their lives to expressing the excitement, significance, and beauty of the Earth and space sciences to the general public.”

Eather, Robert H.; Reiff, Patricia Hofer

2009-06-01

206

2009 William T. Pecora Award Ceremony  

USGS Multimedia Gallery

The William T. Pecora Award, given annually, is sponsored jointly by the DOI and NASA. The 2009 award was presented December 17 by Dr. Marcia McNutt, Director of the U.S. Geological Survey, DOI, and by Dr. Michael Freilich, Director of the Earth Science Division in NASA's Science Mission Directorate...

2010-01-27

207

Discrepancies Between Custodial Awards and Custodial Practices  

Microsoft Academic Search

Courts specify custodial arrangements implicitly assuming that the arrangements for parental decision making and the children's day-to-day care will be followed. This paper reports on structured interviews with 63 parents which suggest that, in many instances, there are discrepancies between custody awards and custodial practices for both legal and physical custody. These departures from the custodial award were most common

Susan C. Clark; Ruth A. Whitney; James C. Beck

1988-01-01

208

The 1995 Carter G. Woodson Book Awards.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Provides concise and interesting reviews of the recipients of the 1995 Carter G. Woodson Book awards. The awards celebrate books for young readers that "treat topics related to ethnic minorities and race relations sensitively and accurately." Reviewed works include biographies of Benjamin Banneker, Marian Anderson, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.…

Social Education, 1996

1996-01-01

209

46 CFR Sec. 6 - Awarding of work.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...evaluation. (b) Immediately after an award of a job order or a supplemental job order on a negotiated basis a written report shall...office stating the pertinent reasons for awarding the job on a negotiated rather than bid basis. A copy...

2011-10-01

210

Judicial Review of Labor Arbitration Awards.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The review of grievance arbitration awards in public education constitutes the topic of this second chapter in a book on school law. A discussion of landmark cases outside of education underscores the general principles that have motivated courts to undertake review of arbitration awards. Supreme Court decisions in three cases known as the…

Seitz, Reynolds C.

211

46 CFR Sec. 6 - Awarding of work.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...pertinent reasons for awarding the job on a negotiated rather than bid...c) When an award is made, a job order in the form attached to the NSA-LUMPSUMREP Contract shall be...Authority one copy each of all job orders and supplemental job...

2009-10-01

212

46 CFR Sec. 6 - Awarding of work.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...pertinent reasons for awarding the job on a negotiated rather than bid...c) When an award is made, a job order in the form attached to the NSA-LUMPSUMREP Contract shall be...Authority one copy each of all job orders and supplemental job...

2010-10-01

213

Tenegra Awards for Internet Marketing Excellence  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

For those who want to see some of the better Internet marketing efforts in the last year, the Tenegra Awards for Internet Marketing Excellence are posted. Information on current and past award winners is available at the site. Net watchers will find it interesting.

1998-01-01

214

46 CFR Sec. 6 - Awarding of work.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...UNDER NATIONAL SHIPPING AUTHORITY MASTER LUMP SUM REPAIR CONTRACT-NSA-LUMPSUMREP Sec. 6 Awarding of work. (a) Those...When an award is made, a job order in the form attached to the NSA-LUMPSUMREP Contract shall be issued to the contractor and...

2012-10-01

215

‘And the winner is?’ Researching the relationship between gender and literary awards in Flanders, 1981–20001  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article focuses on the correlation between the gender of authors and the winners of literary awards in Flanders in the last two decades of the twentieth century. The hypothesis is that the chances of winning such an award are different for male and female writers. The article will investigate the reasons for this imbalance. The authors look at the

Marysa Demoor; Frieda Saeys; Sigried Lievens

2008-01-01

216

Mathematical Association of America Writing Awards  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Journal Writing Awards honor the best mathematical writing from their various journals, and they also serve as a repository of great instructional resources for mathematics educators. The awards here include The Carl B. Allendoerfer Awards, the Trevor Evans Awards, and The Lester R. Ford Awards. Visitors can browse through all of the past winners, or they may also view the winning pieces by name. Most visitors may wish to use the subject listing as well, and topics like "Discrete mathematics" and "Analysis" are featured prominently. The archive is easy to use, and visitors will want to tell others working in this field about this resource, as it is one that can be used in a number of different settings and skill levels.

2010-10-01

217

The National Science Board's 2005 Vannevar Bush Award  

NSF Publications Database

The National Science Board (NSB) invites nominations for the 25th Vannevar Bush Award. Established ... Honorary Awards Coordinator National Science Board 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Room 1220 Arlington, VA ...

218

The Excellence in Translational Medicine Award 2006-07  

PubMed Central

In our endeavor to recognize outstanding contributions in the field of translational medicine, the Editorial Board of the Journal of Translational Medicine (JTM) in collaboration with Global Translational Medicine at Pfizer established "The Excellence in Translational Medicine Award" in May 2006. Fifteen nominated papers from investigators representative of eight countries covering a wide range of disciplines published in JTM between 1 July 2006 and 30 June 2007 were evaluated. The four finalists and the winner are announced in this editorial.

Ablin, Richard J; Zeng, Yi-Xin

2007-01-01

219

Changes in Sex-Role Stereotyping in Caldecott Medal Award Picture Books 1938—1988  

Microsoft Academic Search

Sex-role stereotyping was investigated in one segment of children's literature—Caldecott Medal Award Picture Books—to determine if these books presented stereotypical or gender dependent sex-role behaviors to children through the characters in their pictures and text. Caldecott Medal Award Picture Books from 1938—1940 and from 1986—1988 were used for comparison in this study because of the visibility of the books, and

Ann M. Allen; Daniel N. Allen; Gary Sigler

1993-01-01

220

45 CFR 283.3 - What steps will we follow to award the bonus?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...follow to award the bonus? (a) For each of the fiscal years 1999 through 2002, we will: (1) Based on the vital statistics data provided by NCHS as described in § 283.4, calculate the ratios for the most recent two years for which final...

2011-10-01

221

Motivational responses to fitness testing by award status and gender.  

PubMed

Fitness testing is a prominent element in many physical education programs, but there has been limited investigation concerning motivation constructs associated with the testing. This study investigated the relationships among physical education students' award status and gender to achievement goals, intrinsic motivation, and intentions. After they had completed a battery of fitness tests, 123 fifth-grade physical education students were classified into two groups: those who received awards and those who did not. They completed a series of questionnaires assessing motivational constructs. Analyses of variance revealed that students who received a fitness award reported higher levels of task-involvement, perceived competence, effort, enjoyment, and future intention than those who did not. Boys reported higher levels of ego-involvement than girls, but no other gender differences were evident. The findings from this study can be used to inform practitioners, test designers, and researchers about the ways fitness testing programs can be structured so that all students receive the potential benefits from participating in such assessments. PMID:20949851

Domangue, Elizabeth; Solmon, Melinda

2010-09-01

222

48 CFR 452.215-73 - Post Award Conference.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... 2011-10-01 false Post Award Conference. 452.215-73 Section 452.215-73...Clauses 452.215-73 Post Award Conference. As prescribed in 415.570, insert...substantially as follows: Post Award Conference (NOV 1996) A post award...

2011-10-01

223

48 CFR 452.215-73 - Post Award Conference.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... 2012-10-01 false Post Award Conference. 452.215-73 Section 452.215-73...Clauses 452.215-73 Post Award Conference. As prescribed in 415.570, insert...substantially as follows: Post Award Conference (NOV 1996) A post award...

2012-10-01

224

49 CFR 663.21 - Pre-award audit requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Pre-award audit requirements. 663.21 Section 663.21...TRANSPORTATION PRE-AWARD AND POST-DELIVERY AUDITS OF ROLLING STOCK PURCHASES Pre-Award Audits § 663.21 Pre-award audit...

2011-10-01

225

Final Technical Report for Award DE-FG02-05ER41389 A New Electrostatically-Focused, UV HPD for Liquid Xenon: A Direct Comparison with APD, PMT, SiPM in an Integrated Database  

SciTech Connect

Within the scope of the project, a LXe detector and associated gas handling and purification system were set up to study the response of various photodetectors to the VUV Xe light. In particular we tested an Advanced Photonix Large Area Avalanche Photodiode (APD), Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) from two different sources and an Hamamtsu Photonics APD. As part of the XENON Dark Matter project, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, we have accumulated independent knowledge of the response of compact metal channel photomultipliers. At this stage, we conclude that the last are far superior in terms of reliability and performance in a LXe detector environment. More studies are needed with APDs and SiPMs in LXe, taking advantage of the improved performance of these sensors with time. We could not test a hybrid PMT (HPD) since the only available unit on loan from one manufacturer lacked the mechanical stability and was packaged in a form not compatible with LXe purity requirements. Meanwhile, within the XENON collaboration, we are developing with Hamamatsu a hybrid PMT which is named QUPID (Quartz Photon Intensifying Detector) which promises to solve the problems of radioactivity and purity encountered with previous HPDs. We attach to this report two papers which summarize in detail the experimental st-ups, procedures and results obtained with different APDs and SiPMs operated in LXe. We continue our investigations of APDs in view of their potential appication in large arrays for LXe detectors. We intend to publish the results once we complete tests of newly acquired Hamamatsu APDs.

Elena Aprile

2009-08-25

226

Bonneville second powerhouse: Columbia River, Oregon and Washington. Hydraulic model investigation. Final report, May 1968-May 1982  

SciTech Connect

A second powerhouse at the existing Bonneville Dam project was constructed to take advantage of additional upriver storage provided through treaty agreements with Canada. Hydraulic model studies were accomplished to evaluate hydraulic performance with various powerhouse locations. A new navigation lock is proposed for the project. Although the lock was not studied in this investigation, a primary powerhouse design consideration was that the second powerhouse location must not conflict with the logical location of a new navigation lock. A 1:100-scale model was used to study flow conditions in the forebay and tail-race of the powerhouse and to evaluate the effect of the powerhouse on existing fishway and navigation facilities. Three powerhouse locations were studied in the model; however, the final design consisted of an eight-unit powerhouse located on the north (Washington) shore. Tests indicated that raising the tailrace invert to elevation -10 could not be justified due to excessive power loss which would occur with this condition.

Conbere, W.

1984-08-01

227

Investigation of a rotary valving system with variable valve timing for internal combustion engines: Final technical report  

SciTech Connect

The objective of the program was to provide a functional demonstration of the Hansen Rotary Valving System with Variable Valve timing (HRVS/VVT), capable of throttleless inlet charge control, as an alternative to conventional poppet-valves for use in spark ignited internal combustion engines. The goal of this new technology is to secure benefits in fuel economy, broadened torque band, vibration reduction, and overhaul accessibility. Additionally, use of the variable valve timing capability to vary the effective compression ratio is expected to improve multi-fuel tolerance and efficiency. Efforts directed at the design of HRVS components proved to be far more extensive than had been anticipated, ultimately requiring that proof-trial design/development work be performed. Although both time and funds were exhausted before optical or ion-probe types of in-cylinder investigation could be undertaken, a great deal of laboratory data was acquired during the course of the design/development work. This laboratory data is the basis for the information presented in this Final Report.

Cross, P.C.; Hansen, C.N.

1994-11-18

228

46 CFR 502.409 - Arbitration awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...proceeding may not serve as an estoppel in any other proceeding for any issue that was resolved in the proceeding. Such an award also may not be used as precedent or otherwise be considered in any factually unrelated...

2011-10-01

229

46 CFR 502.409 - Arbitration awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...proceeding may not serve as an estoppel in any other proceeding for any issue that was resolved in the proceeding. Such an award also may not be used as precedent or otherwise be considered in any factually unrelated...

2012-10-01

230

Fixed Amount Award Conditions (FAA GC-1)  

NSF Publications Database

... articles are deleted in their entirety: Article 2. Prior Approval Requirements Article 3. Pre-Award ... Costs Article 4. No-Cost Extensions Article 5. Consultant Services Article 6. Equipment Article 11 ...

231

Fixed Amount Award (FAA FDP) - June 1999  

NSF Publications Database

... articles are deleted in their entirety: Article 2. Allowable Costs and Prior Approvals Article 3 ... Article 6. NonCompetitive or Continuation Award Requirements Article 13. Preaward Costs Article 14 ...

232

Outstanding Student Paper Awards:2006 Joint Assembly  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The following members received Outstanding Student Paper Awards at the 2006 Joint Assembly in Baltimore, Md. (Winners in other sections and focus groups will be announced in subsequent issues of Eos.)

2006-07-01

233

7 CFR 3415.6 - Grant awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE BIOTECHNOLOGY RISK ASSESSMENT RESEARCH GRANTS PROGRAM General § 3415.6 Grant awards. (a) General. Within the...

2013-01-01

234

45 CFR 12.5 - Awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...Section 12.5 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION DISPOSAL AND UTILIZATION OF SURPLUS REAL PROPERTY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PURPOSES § 12.5 Awards. Where there is more than one applicant for the same...

2011-10-01

235

45 CFR 12.5 - Awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Section 12.5 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION DISPOSAL AND UTILIZATION OF SURPLUS REAL PROPERTY FOR PUBLIC HEALTH PURPOSES § 12.5 Awards. Where there is more than one applicant for the same...

2012-10-01

236

Advanced Study Institutes Travel Award Report Form  

NSF Publications Database

... OMB NO. 3145-0001 NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION ADVANCED STUDY INSTITUTES TRAVEL AWARD REPORT FORM ASI ... Gained access to unique research materials Obtained material for publication Developed plans for ...

237

BHPr Support FY-81: Directory of Awards.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report provides detailed program information on all awards made by the Bureau of Health Professions during fiscal year 1981, ended September 30. The report is based on grants and cooperative agreements data provided to the Information for Management,...

1982-01-01

238

49 CFR 32.605 - Award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...Transportation GOVERNMENTWIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE (FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE) Definitions § 32.605 Award...the grant is exempted from coverage under the Governmentwide rule 49 CFR part 18 that implements OMB Circular A-102...

2011-10-01

239

MIT Economist Awarded John Bates Clark Medal  

NSF Publications Database

... br/>Press Release 05-076MIT Economist Awarded John Bates Clark Medal NSF has backed winners since ... John Bates Clark Medal Credit and Larger Version May 11, 2005 MIT economist Daron Acemoglu is ...

240

Jones Receives 2006 Charles S. Falkenberg Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Dave Jones received the Charles S. Falkenberg Award at the 2006 Summer Federation of Earth Science Information Partners Conference, which was held on 19 July 2006, in Nanuet, N.Y. The award honors ``a scientist under 45 years of age who has contributed to the quality of life, economic opportunities, and stewardship of the planet through the use of Earth science information and to the public awareness of the importance of understanding our planet.''

Wertz, Richard C.; Jones, Dave

2006-10-01

241

Final Scientific/Technical Report, USDOE Award DE-FG-02ER54684, Recipient: CompX, Project Title: Fokker-Planck/Ray Tracing for Electron Bernstein and Fast Wave Modeling in Support of NSTX.  

SciTech Connect

This DOE grant supported fusion energy research, a potential long-term solution to the world's energy needs. Magnetic fusion, exemplified by confinement of very hot ionized gases, i.e., plasmas, in donut-shaped tokamak vessels is a leading approach for this energy source. Thus far, a mixture of hydrogen isotopes has produced 10's of megawatts of fusion power for seconds in a tokamak reactor at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory in New Jersey. The research grant under consideration, ER54684, uses computer models to aid in understanding and projecting efficacy of heating and current drive sources in the National Spherical Torus Experiment, a tokamak variant, at PPPL. The NSTX experiment explores the physics of very tight aspect ratio, almost spherical tokamaks, aiming at producing steady-state fusion plasmas. The current drive is an integral part of the steady-state concept, maintaining the magnetic geometry in the steady-state tokamak. CompX further developed and applied models for radiofrequency (rf) heating and current drive for applications to NSTX. These models build on a 30 year development of rf ray tracing (the all-frequencies GENRAY code) and higher dimensional Fokker-Planck rf-collisional modeling (the 3D collisional-quasilinear CQL3D code) at CompX. Two mainline current-drive rf modes are proposed for injection into NSTX: (1) electron Bernstein wave (EBW), and (2) high harmonic fast wave (HHFW) modes. Both these current drive systems provide a means for the rf to access the especially high density plasma--termed high beta plasma--compared to the strength of the required magnetic fields. The CompX studies entailed detailed modeling of the EBW to calculate the efficiency of the current drive system, and to determine its range of flexibility for driving current at spatial locations in the plasma cross-section. The ray tracing showed penetration into NSTX bulk plasma, relatively efficient current drive, but a limited ability to produce current over the whole radial plasma cross-section. The actual EBW experiment will cost several million dollars, and remains in the proposal stage. The HHFW current drive system has been experimentally implemented on NSTX, and successfully drives substantial current. The understanding of the experiment is to be accomplished in terms of general concepts of rf current drive, and also detailed modeling of the experiment which can discern the various competing processes which necessarily occur simultaneously in the experiment. An early discovery of the CompX codes, GENRAY and CQL3D, was that there could be significant interference between the neutral beam injection fast ions in the machine (injected for plasma heating) and the HHFW energy. Under many NSTX experimental conditions, power which could go to the fast ions would then be unavailable for current drive by the desired HHFW interaction with electrons. This result has been born out by experiments; the modeling helps in understanding difficulties with HHFW current drive, and has enabled adjustment of the experiment to avoid interaction with neutral beam injected fast ions thereby achieving stronger HHFW current drive. The detailed physics modeling of the various competing processes is almost always required in fusion energy plasma physics, to ensure a reasonably accurate and certain interpretation of the experiment, enabling the confident design of future, more advanced experiments and ultimately a commercial fusion reactor. More recent work entails detailed investigation of the interaction of the HHFW radiation for fast ions, accounting for the particularly large radius orbits in NSTX, and correlations between multiple HHFW-ion interactions. The spherical aspect of the NSTX experiment emphasized particular physics such as the large orbits which are present to some degree in all tokamaks, but gives clearer clues on the resulting physics phenomena since competing physics effects are reduced.

R.W. Harvey, CompX, Del Mar, CA 92014

2009-11-12

242

1984 James B. Macelwane Awards  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Mary Hudson is being honored as one of the 1984 James B. Macelwane award winners because her theoretical research on the microphysics of magnetospheric plasmas has been at the forefront of the field, has inspired many experimental and theoretical studies, and has stimulated her colleagues and students.From her earliest work as a graduate student, Mary has displayed a pronounced talent for recognizing a challenging problem, understanding the experimental data, formulating a theoretical approach, theoretically interpreting the data, and working with experimentalists on the consequences of her theory. Her Ph.D. research, on the equatorial Rayleigh-Taylor instability, called Equatorial Spread F, was undertaken on her own initiative and produced a sophisticated collisional, linear instability analysis which showed that drift waves play an important role in this phenomenon. Her collaborations with experimentalists verified this result and led to an analytic nonlinear solution for the evolution of two-dimensional plasma bubbles that are now known to occur in Equatorial Spread F.

Kelley, Michael C.; Mozer, Forrest S.; Parks, George K.; Hudson, Mary K.; Johnson, Lane; Jeanloz, Raymond; Gilbert, J. Freeman; Woodhouse, John H.

1984-04-01

243

Newly established AGU awards and lecture  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring (Biogeosciences section) recognizes AGU members who have sustained an active research career in a field related to biogeosciences while excelling as teachers and serving as role models for the next generation of female scientists. This new award acknowledges the importance of female mentors in enhancing gender balance in physical science career paths. The award is being endowed to honor Elizabeth Sulzman, an isotope biogeochemist and soil scientist, whose enthusiasm for teaching awed many undergraduates at Oregon State University. Current plans are to present the first Sulzman award at the 2013 Fall Meeting. Applicants must be women who are within 15 years of receiving their Ph.D., and nomination packages should include a cover letter, resumé, and three letters of recommendation. As they become available, more details will be posted on the Biogeosciences section Web site (http://www.agu.org/sections/biogeo/). The award will provide up to $1000 to one successful nominee each year, although the exact monetary amount is yet to be determined. AGU is currently accepting donations to endow this award; contact Victoria Thompson (vthompson@agu.org) to get involved.

Paredes, Beth; Kumar, Mohi

2012-05-01

244

Abstracts of Phase 1 awards, (fiscal year) 1987  

SciTech Connect

Contained in this booklet are abstracts of the Phase I awards made in Fiscal Year 1987 under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program in the Department of Energy (DOE). The program is designed for implementation in a three-phase process, with Phase I determining the scientific or technical merit and feasibility of ideas proposed for investigation. The period of performance in this initial phase is relatively brief, typically about 6 months, and the awards are limited to $50,000. Phase II is the principal research or research and development effort, and the awards are as high as $500,000 for work to be performed in periods of up to 2 years. Phase III is the commercial application. The 111 Phase I projects described were selected in a highly competitive process from a total of 942 proposals received in response to the 1987 Solicitation. They cover the fields of chemistry, materials, control systems, plant natural products, instrumentation, nuclear medicine, health and environmental effects, high energy physics, particle accelerators, nuclear physics, plasma diagnostics and confinement, fusion energy systems, robotics and remote systems, nuclear reactors, space nuclear power, fuel cycle, decontamination/decommissioning, commputers in nuclear plants, coal, enhanced oil recovery/tar sands, fossil energy, photovoltaics, solar thermal, ceramics for heat engines, and industrial separation, conversion and recovery processes. (DLC)

Not Available

1987-01-01

245

Final report : phase I investigation at the former CCC/USDA grain storage facility in Savannah, Missouri.  

SciTech Connect

From approximately 1949 until 1970, the Commodity Credit Corporation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (CCC/USDA) operated a grain storage facility on federally owned property approximately 0.25 mi northwest of Savannah, Missouri (Figure 1.1). During this time, commercial grain fumigants containing carbon tetrachloride were commonly used by the CCC/USDA and the private grain storage industry to preserve grain in their facilities. In November 1998, carbon tetrachloride was detected in a private well (Morgan) roughly 50 ft south of the former CCC/USDA facility, as a result of state-wide screening of private wells near former CCC/USDA facilities, conducted in Missouri by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA 1999). The 1998 and subsequent investigations by the EPA and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MoDNR) confirmed the presence of carbon tetrachloride in the Morgan well, as well as in a second well (on property currently owned and occupied by the Missouri Department of Transportation [MoDOT]), described as being approximately 400 ft east of the former CCC/USDA facility. The identified concentrations in these two wells were above the EPA maximum contaminant level (MCL) and the default target level (DTL) values of 5.0 {micro}g/L for carbon tetrachloride in water used for domestic purposes (EPA 1999; MoDNR 2000a,b, 2006). (The DTL is defined in Section 4.) Because the observed contamination in the Morgan and MoDOT wells might be linked to the past use of carbon tetrachloride-based fumigants at its former grain storage facility, the CCC/USDA is conducting an investigation to (1) characterize the source(s), extent, and factors controlling the subsurface distribution and movement of carbon tetrachloride at Savannah and (2) evaluate the potential risks to human health, public welfare, and the environment posed by the contamination. This work is being performed in accord with the Intergovernmental Agreement established between the Farm Service Agency of the USDA and the MoDNR, to address carbon tetrachloride contamination potentially associated with a number of former CCC/USDA grain storage facilities in Missouri. The site characterization at Savannah is being conducted on behalf of the CCC/USDA by the Environmental Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory. A phased approach is being employed by the CCC/USDA and Argonne, with the approval of the MoDNR, so that information obtained and interpretations developed during each incremental stage of the study can be used most effectively to guide subsequent aspects of the program. This report presents the technical findings of Phase I of Argonne's studies. The Phase I investigation was undertaken in accord with the final site-specific Phase I Work Plan for Savannah (Argonne 2007), as well as with the Master Work Plan (MWPK) for CCC/USDAArgonne operations in the state of Kansas (Argonne 2002), which the MoDNR reviewed and approved (with minor revisions) for temporary use in Missouri to facilitate the start-up of the CCC/USDA's activities at Savannah. (Argonne is developing a similar Master Work Plan for operations in Missouri that is based on the existing MWPK, with the approval of the MoDNR. The Missouri document has not been finalized, however, at this time.) The site-specific Savannah Work Plan (Argonne 2007; approved by the MoDNR [2007a]) (1) summarized the pre-existing knowledge base for the Savannah investigation site compiled by Argonne and (2) described the site-specific technical objectives and the intended scope of work developed for this phase of the investigation. Four primary technical objectives were identified for the Phase I studies, as follows: (1) Update the previous (MoDNR 2000a,b) inventory and status of private wells in the immediate vicinity of the former CCC/USDA grain storage facility, and sample the identified wells for analyses for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and geochemical constituents. (2) Investigate for possible evidence of a soil source of carbon tetrachloride contamination to groundwater beneath the former CCC/USDA fa

LaFreniere, L. M.; Environmental Science Division

2010-08-05

246

Remedial investigation/feasibility study badger army ammunition plant Baraboo, Wisconsin. Volume 3. Feasibility study report (Final)  

SciTech Connect

This Feasibility Study (FS) report for the Badger Army Ammunition Plant (BAAP) in Baraboo, Wisconsin, was prepared by ABB Environmental Services, Inc. (ABB-ES) as a component of Task Order 1 of Contract DAAAl5-91-D-OOO8 with the U.S. Army Environmental Center (USAEC). This report uses the results presented in the Final Remedial Investigation (RI) report (ABB-ES, 1993a) to develop and screen alternatives for remediation of contaminated media at BAAP. The purpose of this FS report is to develop, screen, and evaluate site-specific remedial alternatives to mitigate the impact of site-derived chemicals and ultimately provide protection of human health and the environment. Preferred alternatives for each site are included in this report. Based on previous environmental studies at BAAP, 11 potential hazardous waste sites were ranked according to potential contributions of hazardous chemicals to the environment. These sites were designated as Waste Management Areas because some of the sites contain multiple Solid Waste Management Units (SWMUs). The sites selected to undergo facility assessment and corrective actions are: the Propellant Burning Ground (including Landfill), Deterrent Burning Ground, existing Landfill, Settling Ponds and Spoils Disposal Area, Rocket Paste Area, Oleum Plant and Oleum Plant Pond, Nitroglycerine Pond, old Acid Area, new Acid Area, and Ballistics Pond. The USAEC added an 11th site, the Old Fuel Oil Tank, to the list in October 1989 after discovery of fuel-contaminated soils during excavation of a water line in the vicinity of the old fuel oil tank foundation.

NONE

1994-08-01

247

Final progress report for award ER61159-1003722-000086  

SciTech Connect

This project focuses on phylogenetic characterization of selected groups of microorganisms that have been isolated from deep terrestrial subsurface environments. Phylogenetic characterization is accomplished by analysis of 16S ribosomal RNA gene (rDNA) nucleotide base sequences and (in some cases) by restriction endonuclease analysis. This work addresses the primary objectives of the GEMHEX project in the Transitional Phase of the program and several priority research questions in the Origins Research Implementation Plan for the Deep Microbiology Subprogram.

David L. Balkwill

1999-06-04

248

Which Award Books Would You Buy: Caldecott/Newbery or State Award Books?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Library media specialists, 55 from each of 5 states which have organized child-choice state award programs--Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Texas--were surveyed to ascertain their position on the question of whether library media specialists should purchase Caldecott/Newbery or state award books. The survey consisted of two…

Storey, Dee

249

Installation restoration program final remedial investigation report IRP sites 8 and 10. 151st air refueling group Utah Air National Guard, Salt Lake City, Utah. Final report  

SciTech Connect

This report presents the results from a Remedial Investigation (RI) for two sites at the Utah Air National Guard (UANG) Base located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The two sites investigated are identified as Installation Restoration Program (IRP) Site 8, a former underground storage tank (UST) location, and IRP Site 10, an existing petroleum, oil, and lubricants (POL) yard. The RI was conducted as outlined in the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) Work Plan prepared by Stone Webster and submitted to and approved by the ANG in May 1993. The field work associated with the RI was performed in June, July, and August 1995.

NONE

1996-06-01

250

Massey Award Given to Harvey Tananbaum  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Dr. Harvey Tananbaum, director of the Chandra X-ray Center, has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Massey Award for his career accomplishments in high-energy astrophysics in space. The Massey Award is given by the Royal Society of London and the Committee of Space Research (COSPAR) in memory of Sir Harrie Massey, past Physical Secretary of the Society and member of the COSPAR Bureau. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding contributions to the development of space research in which a leadership role is of particular importance. Dr. Harvey Tananbaum began his career at American Science and Engineering and has been an astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory since 1973. He was involved with pioneering X-ray astronomy missions including UHURU and the Einstein Observatory. Beginning in 1976, Dr. Tananbaum, along with Nobel Prize winner Dr. Riccardo Giacconi, led the team that proposed to NASA to study and design a large X-ray telescope. This project was launched 23 years later in 1999 as the Chandra X-ray Observatory, becoming NASA's flagship X-ray telescope. Dr. Tananbaum has served as the director of the Chandra X-ray Center since 1991. Dr. Tananbaum has received numerous awards from NASA as well as from other agencies and institutions, including the American Astronomical Society's Bruno Rossi Award in 2004 along with Chandra Project Scientist Martin Weisskopf. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and in 2005 was elected as a member of the United States National Academy of Science. The presentation of the Massey Award, along with the gold medal that accompanies it, will be made at the upcoming 2010 COSPAR meeting in Bremen, Germany in July. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., manages the Chandra program for NASA's Science Mission Directorate in Washington. The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory controls Chandra's science and flight operations from Cambridge, Mass. A complete list of previous award recipients may be found at: http://cosparhq.cnes.fr/Awards/awards.htm More information on Chandra can be found at: http://chandra.harvard.edu and http://chandra.nasa.gov

2010-06-01

251

General investigation of radionuclide retention in migration pathways at the West Valley, New York low-level burial site. Final report 1 Oct 78-14 Feb 80  

Microsoft Academic Search

This final report evaluates the containment capabilities of the low-level, solid radioactive waste burial ground at West Valley, New York. The investigation included a surface water study, a trench water study, geotechnical and radiochemical studies of soils, a geotechnical analysis of a research trench and analysis of subtrench core data. Tritium is the most abundant beta emitter in trench water

R. H. Jr Dana; V. S. Ragan; S. A. Molello; H. H. Bailey; R. H. Fickies

1980-01-01

252

Special Award in Ocean Acoustics.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The final performance report summarizes the work accomplished during the ten years of support: (1) Publication of results of the 1996 Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) Cruise, (2) completion of the APL Acoustic Tank associated with Ph.D. obtained by Garfield...

T. E. Ewart

2008-01-01

253

Final Technical Report  

SciTech Connect

The STI product is the Final Technical Report from ReliOn, Inc. for contract award DE-EE0000487: Recovery Act PEM Fuel Cell Systems Providing Emergency Reserve and Backup Power. The program covered the turnkey deployment of 431 ReliOn fuel cell systems at 189 individual sites for AT&T and PG&E with ReliOn functioning as the primary equipment supplier and the project manager. The Final Technical Report provides an executive level summary, a comparison of the actual accomplishments vs. the goals and objectives of the project, as well as a summary of the project activity from the contract award date of August 1, 2009 through the contract expiration date of December 31, 2011. Two photos are included in the body of the report which show hydrogen storage and bulk hydrogen refueling technologies developed as a result of this program.

Maxwell, Mike, J., P.E.

2012-08-30

254

Journal of Geophysical Research authors receive award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The authors of a paper published in AGU's Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres have been selected by the executive council of the World Meteorological Organization as winners of the biennial Professor Dr. Vilho Väisälä Award for an Outstanding Research Paper. The 2010 paper, “Optimized fractional cloudiness determination from five ground-based remote sensing techniques” (R. Boers et al., J. Geophys. Res., 115, D24116, doi:10.1029/2010JD014661), was coauthored by H. K. Baltink, R. Boers, M. J. de Haij, M. Savenije, L. H. van Ulft, and W. M. F. Wauben of the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (De Bilt, Netherlands) and by C. N. Long of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy (Richland, Wash.). The award consists of a diploma and medal and an award of $10,000 shared by the winners.

Major, Barbara

2012-12-01

255

Quality assurance tendering and awarding contracts  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Standards relating to quality control can be significantly useful when tendering for and awarding contracts. However, because it is sometimes difficult to express these standards in palpable economic terms, they can (practically) never be applied as criteria for awarding contracts in accordance with U.A.R. (Uniform General Standards) 1986. Therefore it would be advisable in the future to regard the availability of a (certified) system of quality control as being a standard requirement. To this end, a paragraph setting requirements for a quality control plan should be included in the specification. A quality control plan will be required on awarding a contract. This envisaged scenario can best achieved through a transitional phase. During this period there will be opportunity enough for removing any shortcomings in the wording and for considering standards to be required and assessment procedures.

1994-12-01

256

Civil money penalties: procedures for investigations, imposition of penalties, and hearings--extension of expiration date. Final rule.  

PubMed

An interim final rule establishing procedures for the imposition, by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, of civil money penalties on entities that violate standards adopted by the Secretary under the Administrative Simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was published on April 17, 2003. The interim final rule expires on September 16, 2005. This regulatory action extends the expiration date to March 16, 2006 to avoid the disruption of ongoing enforcement actions while HHS completes with rulemaking to develop a more comprehensive enforcement rule. PMID:16161257

2005-09-14

257

Winner of the 2013 Young Investigator Award for the Society for Biomaterials annual meeting and exposition, April 10-13, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts. Osteogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells on demineralized and devitalized biodegradable polymer and extracellular matrix hybrid constructs.  

PubMed

Devitalization and demineralization processing of biodegradable polymer and extracellular matrix (ECM) hybrid constructs was explored for the effect on the retention of ECM components and construct osteogenicity. Hybrid constructs were generated by seeding osteogenically predifferentiated rat mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) onto electrospun poly(?-caprolactone) fiber meshes and culturing in osteogenic medium for 12 or 16 days within a flow perfusion bioreactor to create an ECM coating. The resulting constructs were then either devitalized (using a freeze-thaw or a detergent technique), devitalized and demineralized, or left untreated, and subsequently characterized for DNA, glycosaminoglycan, collagen, and calcium content. The osteogenicity of each construct was investigated by culturing MSCs on the hybrid constructs within a flow perfusion bioreactor for 4, 8, and 12 days in osteogenic medium. Histological staining demonstrated that devitalization via the freeze-thaw method retained the thickest coating of ECM components within the constructs. Demineralization and devitalization processing of ECM coated constructs resulted in a decrease in their osteogenicity. PMID:23505119

Thibault, Richard A; Mikos, Antonios G; Kasper, F Kurtis

2013-03-16

258

1989 Horton Award to William Yeh  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Robert E. Horton Award of the American Geophysical Union's Hydrology Section is presented to the individual who displays “a single outstanding contribution to the science of hydrology made during the preceding five years.”Those who are involved in the education, research, and practice of hydrology and water resources and follow the literature would agree that Professor William Yeh is most deserving of this award as the 1989 recipient. It is with great pleasure that I present the following citation and highlight some of Bill's accomplishments from the start of his career to the present time.

Sorooshian, Soroosh

259

Recounting the History of the Albatross Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The origin of the Albatross Award can be traced directly to a dinner party in early 1959 at the home of Gordon and Mildred Lill in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. Guests were Arthur Maxwell and his wife and John Knauss. Lill and Maxwell worked at the Office of Naval Research (ONR). Knauss was visiting from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in LaJolla, California. During the evening the subject of the lack of awards and prizes for oceanographers arose. The three decided that perhaps this was a situation that could be remedied by the American Miscellaneous Society (AMSOC).

Knauss, John; Lill, Gordon; Maxwell, Arthur

260

Robert Eather Receives First Athelstan Spilhaus Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The selection criterion for AGU's Athelstan Spilhaus Award-``members of the American Geophysical Union who have devoted portions of their lives to expressing the excitement, significance, and beauty of the Earth and space sciences to the general public''-epitomizes Robert (Bob) Eather's career-long achievements in rendering the science and phenomena of the geospace environment visually accessible and exciting to the public. It is, therefore, especially fitting that Bob Eather has been selected as the first recipient of the Athelstan Spilhaus Award for Enhancement of the Public Understanding of Earth and Space Science.

Carovillano, Robert L.; Siscoe, George

2006-07-01

261

Science and Engineering Doctorate Awards: 1996  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The US National Science Foundation has recently released this report (NSF 97-329), which "show[s] trends in doctorate awards by science and engineering (S&E) field and recipient characteristics, institutions awarding doctorates, and postgraduation plans of recipients." It is based on data from the Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED). The document is highlighted by six annual time series tables (1987-1996) and four detailed snapshot series for 1996 (Microsoft Excel format). The entire report is also available in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.

National Science Foundation (U.S.) Division of Science Resources Studies.

1998-01-01

262

Source evaluation report phase 2 investigation: Limited field investigation. Final report: United States Air Force Environmental Restoration Program, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska  

SciTech Connect

This report describes the limited field investigation work done to address issues and answer unresolved questions regarding a collection of potential contaminant sources at Eielson Air Force Base (AFB), near Fairbanks, Alaska. These sources were listed in the Eielson AFB Federal Facility Agreement supporting the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) cleanup of the base. The limited field investigation began in 1993 to resolve all remaining technical issues and provide the data and analysis required to evaluate the environmental hazard associated with these sites. The objective of the limited field investigation was to allow the remedial project managers to sort each site into one of three categories: requiring remedial investigation/feasibility study, requiring interim removal action, or requiring no further remedial action.

Not Available

1994-10-01

263

Advanced Technological Education Program: 1998 Awards and Activities  

NSF Publications Database

... Education Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program Awards and Activities Fiscal Year 1998 ... Managed by Other NSF Programs and Co-Funded by ATE III. Maps New Awards Centers of Excellence ...

264

32 CFR 32.11 - Pre-award policies.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Requirements § 32.11 Pre-award policies. (a) Use of grants, cooperative... As a matter of Governmentwide policy, Federal awarding agencies...DoD Components, compliance with competition policies and statutory requirements...

2013-07-01

265

Acquisition: Contract Award and Administration for Modular Causeway Systems.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The overall audit objective was to determine whether contract award and administration policies and procedures were properly followed for the acquisition of the MCS. Specifically, we evaluated contract award and administration of the May 2001 modular caus...

D. K. Steensma K. A. Caprio R. L. Ragsdale L. Truong C. B. Tucker

2004-01-01

266

44 CFR 150.6 - Design and procurement of awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FIRE PREVENTION AND CONTROL PUBLIC SAFETY AWARDS TO PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS § 150.6 Design and procurement...practicable, the designs for Distinguised Public Safety Service Awards of FEMA and the...

2012-10-01

267

38 CFR 61.44 - Awarding special needs grants.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2009-07-01 false Awarding special needs grants. 61.44 Section 61...PROGRAM § 61.44 Awarding special needs grants. (a) Applicants...conditionally selected to receive a special needs grant in accordance with...

2009-07-01

268

38 CFR 61.44 - Awarding special needs grants.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-07-01 false Awarding special needs grants. 61.44 Section 61...PROGRAM § 61.44 Awarding special needs grants. (a) Applicants...conditionally selected to receive a special needs grant in accordance with...

2010-07-01

269

Financial Audit: Congressional Award Foundation's 1995 and 1994 Financial Statements.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report presents our opinion on the financial statements of the Congressional Award Foundation for the fiscal years ended September 30, 1995 and 1994. These financial statements are the responsibility of the Congressional Award Foundation. This report...

1996-01-01

270

40 CFR 47.115 - Award amount and matching requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GRANTS AND OTHER FEDERAL ASSISTANCE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ACT GRANTS § 47.115 Award amount and matching requirements. (a) Individual awards shall not...

2013-07-01

271

48 CFR 914.409-2 - Award of classified contracts.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... 914.409-2 Section 914.409-2 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACTING METHODS AND CONTRACT TYPES SEALED BIDDING Opening of Bids and Award of Contract 914.409-2 Award of classified...

2012-10-01

272

48 CFR 914.409-2 - Award of classified contracts.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... 914.409-2 Section 914.409-2 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACTING METHODS AND CONTRACT TYPES SEALED BIDDING Opening of Bids and Award of Contract 914.409-2 Award of classified...

2011-10-01

273

43 CFR 3925.10 - Award of lease.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR MINERALS MANAGEMENT (3000) OIL SHALE LEASING Award of Lease § 3925.10 Award of lease...BLM will provide the successful bidder 3 copies of the oil shale lease form for execution. (b) Within...

2012-10-01

274

Mekonnen Gebremichael receives 2010 Early Career Hydrologic Sciences Award: Response  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Mekonnen Gebremichael received the 2010 Early Career Hydrologic Sciences Award at the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, held 13-17 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award is for significant early-career contributions to hydrologic science.

Gebremichael, Mekonnen

2011-06-01

275

Mekonnen Gebremichael receives 2010 Early Career Hydrologic Sciences Award: Citation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Mekonnen Gebremichael received the 2010 Early Career Hydrologic Sciences Award at the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, held 13-17 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award is for significant early-career contributions to hydrologic science.

Krajewski, Witold

2011-06-01

276

48 CFR 1252.216-73 - Distribution of award fee.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES Text of Provisions and Clauses 1252.216-73 Distribution of award fee. As prescribed in (TAR) 48 CFR 1216.406(c), insert the following clause: Distribution of Award Fee (APR 2005) (a) The total...

2011-10-01

277

46 CFR 295.12 - Priority for awarding agreements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Priority for awarding agreements. 295.12...Fleet and Eligibility § 295.12 Priority for awarding agreements. Subject...Eligible Vessels according to the following priorities: (a) First priority...

2011-10-01

278

75 FR 4822 - 2010 Travel and Relocation Excellence Award  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 2010 Travel and Relocation Excellence Award AGENCY...seeking candidates for the biennial 2010 Travel and Relocation Excellence Award, which honors excellence in federal travel and relocation policy. FOR...

2010-01-29

279

Dear Colleague Letter: Biology - Research Opportunity Award (ROA): Supplement Opportunity  

NSF Publications Database

... SUBJECT: Research Opportunity Award (ROA): Supplement Opportunity Dear Colleague: The purpose of ... faculty and NSF-funded researchers. An ROA supplement can be requested on a current award or when ...

280

13 CFR 305.11 - Contract awards; early construction start.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-01-01 false Contract awards; early construction start. 305.11...Business Credit and Assistance ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE... § 305.11 Contract awards; early construction start. EDA...

2012-01-01

281

45 CFR 13.29 - Payment of award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...ADMINISTRATION IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT IN AGENCY PROCEEDINGS Procedures...Departmental finance office that will pay the award. An applicant seeking...States courts. The Department will pay the amount awarded to the...

2012-10-01

282

7 CFR 1.203 - Payment of award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...REGULATIONS Procedures Relating to Awards Under the Equal Access to Justice Act in Proceedings Before the Department Procedures...decision in the United States courts. The agency will pay the amount awarded to the applicant within 60...

2012-01-01

283

Caylor Receives 2009 Early Career Hydrologic Sciences Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Kelly K. Caylor received the 2009 Early Career Hydrologic Sciences Award at the 2009 AGU Fall Meeting, held 14-18 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award is for significant early contributions to hydrologic science.

Rodríguez-Iturbe, Ignacio; Caylor, Kelly K.

2010-06-01

284

48 CFR 405.303 - Announcement of contract awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...p.m. Washington, DC time on the day of award. The agency congressional liaison office shall, concurrent with the public announcement, provide the award announcement information to the USDA Congressional Relations...

2011-10-01

285

48 CFR 2014.407-4 - Mistakes after award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-10-01 false Mistakes after award. 2014.407-4 Section 2014.407-4 Federal Acquisition Regulations System NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION CONTRACTING METHODS AND CONTRACT TYPES SEALED BIDDING Opening of Bids and Award of Contract...

2011-10-01

286

7 CFR 4284.1009 - Limitations on awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE GRANTS Agriculture Innovation Demonstration Centers § 4284.1009 Limitations on awards. The maximum grant award for an agriculture innovation center shall be in an amount that does not exceed the...

2013-01-01

287

7 CFR 3403.13 - Notice of grant awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH GRANTS PROGRAM Supplementary Information § 3403.13 Notice of grant awards. (a) The grant award...

2013-01-01

288

14 CFR 1240.104 - Applications for awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...and Space NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION INVENTIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS Awards for Scientific and Technical Contributions...required. Applications for award should be addressed to the Inventions and Contributions Board (herein referred to as the...

2012-01-01

289

Important Notice: Working Toward a Paperless Proposal and Award System  

NSF Publications Database

... Working Toward a Paperless Proposal and Award System Date: September 3, 1998 National Science ... Working Toward a Paperless Proposal and Award System NSF has been exploring ways to redesign and ...

290

12 CFR 1806.300 - Award Agreement; sanctions.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-01-01 false Award Agreement; sanctions. 1806.300 Section 1806.300...Assistance § 1806.300 Award Agreement; sanctions. (a) General . After the Fund...funds for Qualified Activities. (b) Sanctions . In the event of any...

2012-01-01

291

12 CFR 1806.300 - Award Agreement; sanctions.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 false Award Agreement; sanctions. 1806.300 Section 1806.300...Assistance § 1806.300 Award Agreement; sanctions. (a) General . After the Fund...funds for Qualified Activities. (b) Sanctions . In the event of any...

2013-01-01

292

45 CFR 74.11 - Pre-award policies.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARDS AND SUBAWARDS TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, OTHER NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, AND COMMERCIAL...is acquisition of property or services for the direct benefit or use of the HHS awarding agency. (b) HHS...

2012-10-01

293

45 CFR 74.11 - Pre-award policies.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...REQUIREMENTS FOR AWARDS AND SUBAWARDS TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, HOSPITALS, OTHER NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS, AND COMMERCIAL...is acquisition of property or services for the direct benefit or use of the HHS awarding agency. (b) HHS...

2011-10-01

294

40 CFR 47.115 - Award amount and matching requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY GRANTS AND OTHER FEDERAL ASSISTANCE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ACT GRANTS § 47.115 Award amount and matching requirements. (a) Individual awards shall not...

2010-07-01

295

Kastens Receives 2009 Excellence in Geophysical Education Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Kim Anne Kastens received the Excellence in Geophysical Education Award at the Joint Assembly, held 26 May 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The award honors “a sustained commitment to excellence in geophysical education by a team, individual, or group.”

Manduca, Cathryn A.; Kastens, Kim Anne

2009-07-01

296

Investigation of fracture toughness and fracture mechanisms using acoustic emission measurements. Final progress report, 1 March 1988--31 August 1991  

SciTech Connect

This report is the ``FINAL PROGRESS REPORT`` for the research program ``Investigation of Fracture Toughness and Fracture Mechanisms using Acoustic Emission Measurements.`` The time period covered by this report is from 1 March 1988 through August 1991. The research program consisted of three separate but closely related investigations: (1) An Investigation of the Acoustic Emission Generated during the Deformation and Fracture of Premium Grade 4340 Steel as a function of Mechanical Properties. (2) An Investigation of the Acoustic Emission Generated during the Deformation and Fracture of Ti-641-4V Alloys as a Function of Microstructure. (3) An Investigation of the Acoustic Emission Generated from Second Phase Particles in Aluminum-Silicon Alloys as a Function of Second Phase Particle Size and Density. A synopsis of each of the individual investigations including pertinent data and meaningful results will be given in the report. A listing of graduate student involvement, publications and presentations will also be provided.

Carpenter, S.H.

1991-12-31

297

Chamber investigations of the fate of diesel emissions in the atmosphere. Volume 1. Task 3, final report  

SciTech Connect

The program quantified the effect of long-term atmospheric exposure of diesel emissions to various types and concentrations of atmospheric pollutants under UV-irradiated and non-irradiated conditions. Examined were the influence of the mode of exhaust injection on the chemical and physical characteristics of the diesel exhaust/air mixture in the chamber, the effect of artifact formation, and the effect of solvent efficiency on the mutagenic activity and chemical composition of organic extracts for a single experiment condition. Experiments were designed to promote the formation of nitrated PAH derivates and more polar compounds. The final report consists of two volumes; Volume I is the final technical report which contains the detailed summary and discussion of work completed during the program.

Albrechcinski, T.M.; Wattle, B.J.; Michalovic, J.G.

1989-07-01

298

SirsiDynix INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM AWARD OF THE NEW YORK  

Microsoft Academic Search

It is preferable that the recipient learn of the award in advance of the presentation. This award, sponsored by IFC, IFRT, and SirsiDynix will be given at a specially designated function at the annual NYLA conference, with a speaker, a representative of SirsiDynix to present the award, the NYLA President, and members of the sponsoring groups in attendance.

299

On the Determinants and Importance of Punitive Damage Awards  

Microsoft Academic Search

We examine several theoretical and empirical issues concerning punitive damage awards and their importance to business. First, we argue that previous justifications of punitive damage awards ignore the role of private contracting and reputation in assuring contractual performance. In the absence of externalities, punitive awards are not necessary to assure contractual performance even when firms face less than a 100

1999-01-01

300

7 CFR 3430.1011 - Duration of awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...FEDERAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS-GENERAL AWARD ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Sun Grant Program § 3430.1011 Duration of awards. The term of a Federal assistance award made under the Sun Grant Program shall not exceed 5 years. No-cost extensions of...

2013-01-01

301

Charles L. Brewer Award for Distinguished Teaching of Psychology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The American Psychological Foundation (APF) Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award recognizes an outstanding career contribution to the teaching of psychology. The 2009 recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award is William Buskist. Dorothy W. Cantor, president of the APF, will present the APF Teaching Award at the 117th…

American Psychologist, 2009

2009-01-01

302

"Great Classroom Teaching" and More: Awards for Outstanding Teaching Evaluated  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Purpose: In this paper teaching excellence awards are evaluated, with an eye to improving them. Design/methodology/approach: Literature is reviewed and an analytic framework developed in Canada is modified to apply to the University of Sydney's Vice Chancellor Outstanding Teaching Award. Data come from 60 respondents familiar with the Sydney award

Jackson, Michael

2006-01-01

303

ISSAC: Indiana student software awards competition  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Indiana Student Software Awards Competition (ISSAC) was created to encourage students in the state of Indiana to improve their software development skills, to potentially consider a career in information technology, and to help stem the flow of graduates out of Indiana - \\

Peter B. Henderson

2003-01-01

304

First Professional Degree Awards to Women.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Changes in the percentage representation of women among recipients of first professional degrees are examined between the academic years 1970-71 and 1975-76. The data were collected through the annual Survey of Degrees and Other Formal Awards Conferred. A first professional degree is one that "signifies completion of the academic requirements for…

Brown, George H.

305

LJ Teaching Award 2007: Rick J. Block  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This article profiles Rick J. Block, the recipient of the 2008 "LJ Teaching Award." Despite his "day job" and a heavy schedule of classroom teaching, Block finds time and intense energy to be the mentor, internship supervisor, and individual advisor to the students who fill every available seat in his classes at two LIS programs. In addition to…

Berry, John N., III

2008-01-01

306

Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Awards 2010  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|"Diverse: Issues In Higher Education" established the Sports Scholars Awards to honor undergraduate students of color who have made achieving both academically and athletically a winning combination. Inspired by tennis legend Arthur Ashe Jr.'s commitment to education as well as his love for the game of tennis, they invite every college and…

Elfman, Lois; Ford, William J.

2010-01-01

307

Banerjee Awarded 2006 John Adam Fleming Medal  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Subir Kumar Banerjee was awarded the John Adam Fleming Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting honors ceremony, which was held on 13 December 2006, in San Francisco, Calif. The medal recognizes original research and technical leadership in geomagnetism, atmospheric electricity, aeronomy, space physics, and related sciences.

Hoffman, Kenneth A.; Banerjee, Subir

2007-01-01

308

Navrotsky Awarded 2006 Harry H. Hess Medal  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Alexandra Navrotsky was awarded the Harry H. Hess Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting honors ceremony, which was held on 13 December 2006 in San Francisco, Calif. The medal recognizes outstanding achievements in research in the constitution and evolution of Earth and other planets.

Prewitt, Charles T.; Liebermann, Robert C.; Navrotsky, Alexandra

2007-01-01

309

Watson Awarded 2006 Walter H. Bucher Medal  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

E. Bruce Watson was awarded the Walter H. Bucher Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting honors ceremony, which was held on 13 December 2006 in San Francisco, Calif. The medal recognizes original contributions to the basic knowledge of crust and lithosphere.

Ryerson, F. J.; Watson, E. Bruce

2007-01-01

310

Purdy Awarded 2006 Maurice Ewing Medal  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

G. Michael Purdy was awarded the Maurice Ewing Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting honors ceremony, which was held on 13 December 2006 in San Francisco, Calif. The medal recognizes significant original contributions to the scientific understanding of the processes in the ocean; for the advancement of oceanographic engineering technology and instrumentation; or outstanding service to marine science.

Purdy, G. Michael; Detrick, Robert S.

2007-01-01

311

NCTE Poetry Award Recipient: X. J. Kennedy.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Offers an interview with poet X. J. Kennedy, winner of the prestigious National Council of Teachers of English Award for Poetry for Children for the year 2000. Outlines how he began writing poetry, his work writing poetry for adults, and how he began writing poems for children. Offers an overview of his work. (SR)|

Darigan, Daniel L.

2001-01-01

312

Byline Canada: The 1984 National Newspaper Awards.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Representing some of the best of current Canadian newspaper journalism, the winning entries from the National Newspaper awards for 1983 are presented in this collection. Material in this book about each of the journalists includes a brief biography, the prize winning piece of writing, and an interview between the editor and the journalist. The…

MacFarlane, Andrew, Ed.

313

32 CFR 644.118 - Awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...will be adequate in most cases. A form for use in...entire report. Where the case was tried by a Commission...they are filed in the case. (3) The report...Commissioner's Report, court award or jury verdict...was considered by the Supreme Court in United...

2013-07-01

314

John W. Thoburn: International Humanitarian Award  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents a short biography of the winner of the American Psychological Association's International Humanitarian Award. The 2012 winner, John W. Thoburn, is an extraordinary psychologist who devotes himself consistently to service to underserved populations, especially in the aftermath of natural or human-induced disasters. He exemplifies a…

American Psychologist, 2012

2012-01-01

315

Rural Sociological Society 1999 Award Recipients.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes Rural Sociological Society 1999 awards: Excellence in Instruction, Jill Belsky, for designing a college program in rural and environmental change, and Lori Cramer, for strengthening interdisciplinary linkages among rural sociology, forestry, and agriculture; Excellence in Extension, Emmett Fiske; Excellence in Research, Sonya Salamon;…

Rural Sociologist, 1999

1999-01-01

316

Carter G. Woodson Book Awards, 1997.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses the 1997 recipients of the award that honors books dealing with subjects related to ethnic minorities and race relations in a manner suitable for young readers. The books include the story of the Harlem Renaissance; works on the religious holidays, Ramadan and Hanukkah; and a Japanese-American family album. (MJP)

Social Education, 1998

1998-01-01

317

2 CFR 175.15 - Award term.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... (a) To implement the trafficking in persons requirement in...this section, is: I. Trafficking in persons. a. Provisions...Engage in severe forms of trafficking in persons during the period...terminate this award, without penalty, if you or a subrecipient...

2013-01-01

318

International Humanitarian Award: Michael G. Wessells  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Michael G. Wessells, recipient of the International Humanitarian Award, is cited for his pioneering and sustained contributions to the protection of children affected by armed conflict and to the development of international guidelines for the provision of community-based, culturally responsive psychosocial support in emergencies. Wessells has…

American Psychologist, 2009

2009-01-01

319

1998 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Awards.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Announces the Sports Scholars Awards for 1998. One male and one female college athlete are profiled, and others are named for baseball, softball, basketball, fencing, riflery, bowling, football, wrestling, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, swimming/diving, gymnastics, crew, tennis, golf, volleyball, track/field, cross country, downhill skiing, and…

Chenoweth, Karin; Evelyn, Jamilah

1998-01-01

320

James D. MacConnell Award Winner.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Describes the building design of the award-winning West Metro Education Program Interdistrict Downtown School in Minneapolis, including the educational context and design goals. Includes information on the size, construction costs, architects, and contractors. Also includes floor plans and photographs. (EV)|

Educational Facility Planner, 2002

2002-01-01

321

International Humanitarian Award: Michael G. Wessells  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Michael G. Wessells, recipient of the International Humanitarian Award, is cited for his pioneering and sustained contributions to the protection of children affected by armed conflict and to the development of international guidelines for the provision of community-based, culturally responsive psychosocial support in emergencies. Wessells has…

American Psychologist, 2009

2009-01-01

322

Audience Perceptions of the Academy Awards Telecast.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Residents in a southern California city were surveyed by telephone about their attitudes toward the telecast of the motion picture "Academy Awards" presentations. Of the 141 respondents, 71 had not watched the telecast, 42 had watched some of the broadcast, and 28 had watched all of it. Less than one third of the survey questions were…

Real, Michael R.; Hassett, Christopher A.

323

The Learning Computer Software Awards 1982.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|"Learning" magazine evaluated computer software marketed in 1982 for: (1) accuracy of content; (2) quality of instructional design; (3) audience suitability; (4) creative use of technology; and (5) value of instructional information. Judging included field-tests with students. Award-winning products are listed by subject area, along with other…

Dyrli, Odvard Egil

1982-01-01

324

Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Program: Summary of 1999 Award Entries and Recipients.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

President Clinton announced the Green Chemistry Challenge on March 16, 1995, as one of his Reinventing Enviornmental Regulations Initiatives. EPA Administrator Carol Browner announced the Green Chemistry Challenge Awards Program on October 30, 1995. This ...

2000-01-01

325

Thermohaline circulations and global climate change. Final report  

SciTech Connect

This research is ultimately concerned with investigating the hypothesis that changes in surface thermal and hydrological forcing of the North Atlantic, changes that might be expected to accompany CO2-induced global warming, could result in ocean-atmosphere interactions` exerting a positive feedback on the climate system. This report concerns research conducted with funding from the Carbon Dioxide Research Program (now the Global Climate Change Program) of the US Department of Energy via grant no. DE-FG02-90ER61019 during the period 15 July 1990 - 14 July 1994. This was a three-year award, extended to a fourth year (15 July 1993 - 14 July 1994) via a no-cost extension. It is important to emphasize that this award has been renewed for an additional two years (15 July 1993 - 14 July 1995) via grant no. DE-FG03-93ER61646 (with the same title). Because the project was originally envisioned to be a five-year effort, many of the important results and conclusions will be available for the Final Report of that second award. This report therefore concerns mainly preliminary conclusions and a discussion of progress toward understanding the central hypothesis of the research.

Hanson, H.P.

1994-09-01

326

PNNL wins Four Technology Transfer Awards  

SciTech Connect

PNNL wins 4 Technology Transfer Awards Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has received four 2006 Excellence in Technology Transfer Awards from the Federal Laboratory Consortium - a nationwide network of more than 700 major federal laboratories and centers as well as their parent departments and agencies that provides a forum to develop strategies and opportunities for linking technology with the mission and the marketplace. The FLC presents its Awards for Excellence in Technology Transfer to federal laboratory employees who have done outstanding work in transferring U.S. government-sponsored technologies to the public and private sectors. Since 1984, when the awards program was established, Pacific Northwest has earned 62 of these awards, far more than any other national laboratory. This year, PNNL won all four of the nominations that were submitted--the most that any laboratory can submit. PNNL was recognized for transferring technologies that treat and cure cancer, uniquely analyze massive sets of data, increase surgical implant success rates, and neutralize toxic chemicals from the environment. Through collaboration with PNNL researchers and access to facilities at PNNL, IsoRay Medical, Inc. (http://www.isoray.com), expanded its brachytherapy technology for treating prostate and other cancers. The medical isotope ?seed? products are available at more than 17 implant centers nationwide. More than 40 organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, are using the Starlight information visualization software to mine and interpret massive amounts of data. Bacterin International licensed bioactive thin-film coatings which reduce infection rates associated with surgical implants. Self-Assembled Monolayers on Mesoporous Silica (SAMMS), a process for removing mercury and other toxic chemicals from the environment, was licensed to Steward Advanced Materials for use in coal-fired power plants, municipal incinerators, and other plants.

Fisher, Julie A.; McMakin, Andrea H.

2006-06-01

327

Evaluation of the Award Fee Determination Process in Cost-Plus-Award-Fee Contracts in Major Weapon Systems Acquisition.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This thesis evaluates the award fee determination process in Cost-Plus-Award-Fee (CPAF) contracts in an attempt to improve the process. Improvements are needed and are possible. An analysis of pre-award activities and the development and structuring of co...

T. E. Wight

1984-01-01

328

ALKALI METALS BOILING AND CONDENSING INVESTIGATIONS. VOLUME II. MATERIALS SUPPORT. Final Report, January 1, 1961 to June 30, 1962  

Microsoft Academic Search

Materials support was provided for alkali metals boiling and condensing ; investigations that required the construction of a 300 kw heat transfer loop from ; L-605 and a 100 kw loop from the Cb-1 Zr alloy. In addition to the preparation ; of specifications for these materials and assistance in constructing the heat ; transfer facilities, experimental investigations were conducted

J. W. Jr. Semmel; W. R. Young; W. H. Kearns

1963-01-01

329

Investigation of the Public Library as a Linking Agent to Major Scientific, Educational, Social, and Environmental Data Bases. Final Report.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The DIALIB Project was a 3-year experiment that investigated the potential of the public library as a "linking agent" between the public and the many machine-readable data bases currently accessible via the telephone using online terminals. The study investigated the following questions: (1) Is online search of use to the patrons of a public…

Lockheed Research Lab., Palo Alto, CA.

330

Aquatic disposal field investigations at Eatons Neck Disposal Site, Long Island Sound. An environmental inventory. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

An investigation was conducted on the environmental effects of open water dredged material disposal at the Eatons Neck Disposal Site in central Long Island Sound, New York. However, because of local political and public opposition to the dredging project, the field investigation was terminated after Phase I, a 12-month baseline survey of the disposal site and surrounding area. Phase I

S. P. Cobb; J. R. Reese; M. A. Granat; B. W. Holliday; E. H. Klehr

1978-01-01

331

Analyzing the Engineering Educational Research in Spain: A Global Vision through the Awards of CESEI-IEEE  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|CESEI is the acronym of the Spanish Chapter of the Education Society of IEEE (the Institute of Electric and Electronics Engineers). Every year, the CESEI awards a prize for the best doctoral thesis and FDP (final (master) degree projects) about education. The thesis or the project must be developed in the areas of electrical engineering,…

Plaza, I.; Arcega, F.; Castro, M.; Llamas, M.

2011-01-01

332

Regional investigation for occurrences of radioactive quartz-pebble conglomerates in the Precambrian of southwestern Montana. Geologic and radiometric investigation of Precambrian metaquartzites and metaconglomerates. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The prime goal of this investigation was to collect sufficient geological, geochemical, and geophysical data to ascertain if the metasedimentary rocks of the project area contained stratigraphic horizons favorable for the occurrence of uranium-bearing conglomerates and quartzites. The work included reconnaissance of accessible Precambrian areas likely to contain quartzite or pebble conglomerate layers and the examination, description, and the radiometric and geochemical sampling of anomalous areas. The reconnaissance studies indicate that conglomerates are not abundant in the Archean terranes. A comparison of the geologic characteristics of the LaHood Formation with the Precambrian paleoplacer exploration model developed for the NURE programs indicates that the LaHood compares favorably with important parameters of the model and warrants further investigation. Two significant areas of anomalous radioactivity in quartzites were identified during this study in the Tobacco Root Mountains. Both areas are in the Copper Mountain Quadrangle (7 1/2'). The results of field studies, microprobe analyses, petrographic studies, autoradiographs, and a correlation matrix of grain size and selected radioactive and rare earth elements are presented. Geochemical and radiometric data indicate that a majority of the quartzites sampled in the Copper Mountain quadrangle are out of balance in favor of the radiometrics, suggesting that some of the uranium has been mobilized and may be concentrated at depth.

Cohenour, R.E.; Kopp, R.S.

1980-11-01

333

Sex Roles and Cultural Diversity in Recent Award Winning Picture Books for Young Children.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Updated previous research on how gender is being presented in award-winning picture books for young children by replicating a study conducted by Collins, Ingoldsby, and Dellmann in 1984. This study also extended the research design used in the prior investigation by examining the books for portrayal of both androgyny and cultural diversity. (TJQ)

Dellmann-Jenkins, Mary; And Others

1993-01-01

334

A feminist poststructuralist examination into the President’s Challenge Physical Fitness Awards Program  

Microsoft Academic Search

The purpose of this viewpoint is to systematically synthesise the intersection of research that focuses on poststructuralism as related to a physical education discourse (namely President’s Challenge Physical Fitness Awards Program). A feminist poststructuralist framework will be used to investigate the ways in which the hegemonic design of norm?referenced youth fitness tests influence students’ gendering of the body through the

Elizabeth A. Domangue; Melinda A. Solmon

2009-01-01

335

A Feminist Poststructuralist Examination into the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Awards Program  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The purpose of this viewpoint is to systematically synthesise the intersection of research that focuses on poststructuralism as related to a physical education discourse (namely President's Challenge Physical Fitness Awards Program). A feminist poststructuralist framework will be used to investigate the ways in which the hegemonic design of…

Domangue, Elizabeth A.; Solmon, Melinda A.

2009-01-01

336

Angela J. Grippo: Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions to Psychology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents a short biography of one of the winners of the American Psychological Association's Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions to Psychology. The 2012 winner is Angela J. Grippo for her creative contributions in investigating the association between depression and cardiovascular disease in preclinical animal models.…

American Psychologist, 2012

2012-01-01

337

Bethany Ann Teachman: Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions to Psychology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents a short biography of one of the winners of the American Psychological Association's Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions to Psychology. The 2012 winner is Bethany Ann Teachman for transformative, translational research integrating social cognition, life-span, and perceptual approaches to investigating clinical…

American Psychologist, 2012

2012-01-01

338

Transformational Teaching Experience of a Novice Teacher: A Narrative of an Award-Winning Teacher  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|This research investigates the transformational teaching experiences of a novice award-winning teacher. Data collection consisted primarily of interviews and observations. To support these methods, we utilized field notes and reflection journals to triangulate the data. To become a successful teacher, "the teacher" passed through transformational…

Kumi-Yeboah, Alex; James, Waynne

2012-01-01

339

Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions to Psychology: Jennifer A. Richeson  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Jennifer A. Richeson, winner of the Award for Distinguished Scientific Early Career Contributions to Psychology, is cited for creative and sophisticated investigations of the psychological and neural underpinnings of prejudice, discrimination, and intergroup relations. Considering the perspectives of both minority and majority group members,…

American Psychologist, 2009

2009-01-01

340

Investigation of the Influence of Temporal Variation on Active Soil Gas/Vapor Sampling, Final Project Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This report presents the activities, results, findings, and recommendations of sampling conducted from March through April, 2007 at Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB) Installation Restoration Program (IRP) Site 15 to investigate the influence of temporal var...

2007-01-01

341

Investigation of the Hydrologic Sensitivities to Climate: A Case Study for the American River, Washington (Final Technical Report).  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The report describes an investigation of the hydrologic aspects of global climate change with application to the American River, Washington. Part of the study attempts to quantify the effects of assumed regional warming on the runoff patterns within the c...

K. Brettman D. P. Lettenmaier

1990-01-01

342

Metallurgical Investigation of a Cracked Low-Pressure Steam-Turbine Shaft from an Electric Utility. Final Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Metallurgical failure analysis has been completed on a low pressure steam turbine shaft that cracked at two locations during approximately 15 years of service. The investigation involved examinations of the surface of the shaft containing the cracks, frac...

R. D. Buchheit

1983-01-01

343

Experimental Investigation of the Performance of Pressurizer Safety Valves During Single- and Two-Phase Flow (ATWS). Final Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

Experimental investigation of the performance of pressurizer safety valves during single- and two-phase flow has shown that the overall pressurization system reliably prevents excess pressure in the primary system, not only under normal conditions, but al...

B. Dernbach

1983-01-01

344

Transfer of Responsibility for Child Protective Investigations to Law Enforcement in Florida: A Supplemental Study Final Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

In May 1998, the Florida Legislature mandated the transfer of responsibility for child protective investigations in Manatee, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties from the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to the Sheriff's offices (SO) in those counties. T...

M. Dichter R. Gelles S. Kinnevy V. Huang

2005-01-01

345

Investigation of Design, Maintenance and Operating Procedures of Wheelchair Lifts on Transit Buses: Final Report Phase 3.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The report describes the findings of a project conducted to investigate the design, operation, and maintenance aspects of wheelchair lifts. The project objective is to assess the nature of problems pertaining to design, manufacture, operation, and mainten...

H. Aktan S. Khasnabis J. Pandya

1995-01-01

346

Civil money penalties: procedures for investigations, imposition of penalties, and hearings. Interim final rule; request for comments.  

PubMed

This interim final rule establishes rules of procedure for the imposition, by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, of civil money penalties on entities that violate standards adopted by the Secretary under the Administrative Simplification provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA"). We intend that this be the first installment of a rule that we term the "Enforcement Rule." The Enforcement Rule, when issued in complete form, will set forth procedural and substantive requirements for imposition of civil money penalties. In the interim, we are issuing these rules of procedure to inform regulated entities of our approach to enforcement and to advise regulated entities of certain procedures that will be followed as we enforce the Administrative Simplification provisions of HIPAA. PMID:12701601

2003-04-17

347

Creating New Incentives for Risk Identification and Insurance Process for the Electric Utility Industry (initial award through Award Modification 2); Energy & Risk Transfer Assessment (Award Modifications 3 - 6)  

SciTech Connect

This is the final report for the DOE-NETL grant entitled 'Creating New Incentives for Risk Identification & Insurance Processes for the Electric Utility Industry' and later, 'Energy & Risk Transfer Assessment'. It reflects work done on projects from 15 August 2004 to 29 February 2008. Projects were on a variety of topics, including commercial insurance for electrical utilities, the Electrical Reliability Organization, cost recovery by Gulf State electrical utilities after major hurricanes, and review of state energy emergency plans. This Final Technical Report documents and summarizes all work performed during the award period, which in this case is from 15 August 2004 (date of notification of original award) through 29 February 2008. This report presents this information in a comprehensive, integrated fashion that clearly shows a logical and synergistic research trajectory, and is augmented with findings and conclusions drawn from the research as a whole. Four major research projects were undertaken and completed during the 42 month period of activities conducted and funded by the award; these are: (1) Creating New Incentives for Risk Identification and Insurance Process for the Electric Utility Industry (also referred to as the 'commercial insurance' research). Three major deliverables were produced: a pre-conference white paper, a two-day facilitated stakeholders workshop conducted at George Mason University, and a post-workshop report with findings and recommendations. All deliverables from this work are published on the CIP website at http://cipp.gmu.edu/projects/DoE-NETL-2005.php. (2) The New Electric Reliability Organization (ERO): an examination of critical issues associated with governance, standards development and implementation, and jurisdiction (also referred to as the 'ERO study'). Four major deliverables were produced: a series of preliminary memoranda for the staff of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability ('OE'), an ERO interview protocol and stakeholder/experts interviews, a formal research paper, and a data quality and availability study of North American Electric Reliability Corporation/ERO's disturbances and outages working group ('DAWG') databases. (3) Critical Electric Power Infrastructure Recovery and Reconstruction: Issues & New Policy Initiatives in Four Gulf Coast States After 2005's Catastrophic Hurricanes (also referred to as the 'Gulf Coast cost recovery study'). Four deliverables were produced: the original research paper providing preliminary findings and recommendations (29 September 2006), a formal presentation of that report to officials, staff and invited guests at OE's Washington, DC headquarters, a series of update memoranda and quarterly activity updates (1 November 2006 through Q3-2007), and a final cumulative update of the original research report (February 2008). Documentation and information on these research activities can be found on the CIP website at http://cipp.gmu.edu/projects/DoE-NETL-2006.php. (4) Evaluation of State Energy Emergency Response Plans (also referred to as the 'SEERP project'). Two major deliverables were produced: an evaluation of 47 SEERPs with findings, statistical analyses, geospatial renderings (mappings of the States whose plans were evaluated with statistical analysis underpinnings) and recommendations (17 September 2007), and a major revision to the original deliverable to include one additional plan (Missouri), with fully updated findings, statistical analyses, geospatial renderings, and recommendations (Revision 1, 29 February 2008).

Michael Ebert

2008-02-28

348

Investigation of organic nonlinear optical crystals for harmonic frequency conversion and electro-optics. Final technical report  

SciTech Connect

The authors are conducting a detailed study of the crystal growth of different organic materials and their physical, optical and morphological properties. The crystals are grown by a novel solution crystal growth technique developed by the principal investigator at Alabama A and M University (AAMU). The studies included the measurement of solubility of organic NLO materials in different solvents, growth of crystals by solution growth technique, and the characterization of optical properties and damage threshold of crystals for high power laser applications. Two different NLO crystals of 4-Aminobenzophenone (ABP) and 3-methoxy-4-hydroxy-benzaldehyde (MHBA) were investigated during the course of this investigation. A paper on ABP crystals was published in Journal of Crystal Growth in 1997.

NONE

1998-01-01

349

Valley Receives 2003 N. L. Bowen Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

John W. Valley received the Bowen Award, presented by the Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology Section at the 2003 Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California, last December. Jim O'Neil and I are particularly pleased to present Professor John Valley, of the University of Wisconsin, for this year's Bowen Award. We have known John for about 25 years, first as a graduate student, and now as colleague and good friend. We nominated him in recognition of his recent work on zircons from early Archean rocks of northwestern Australia, which provides documentation of previously missing Earth history with evidence for an early ocean and a relatively cool history during the Hadean Eon. John has also published a major review on oxygen isotope variations of magmatic zircons preserved through geologic time, as a result of which he proclaims that ``zircons are forever.''

Essene, Eric J.; O'Neil, James R.

2004-04-01

350

Bagla, Kwok Win 2010 AGU Journalism Awards  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A veteran Indian reporter and a rookie science writer have won AGU's 2010 journalism awards. Pallava Bagla will receive the David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism-News for two articles he wrote about the impact of climate change on Himalayan glaciers. The first of his articles, “No sign yet of Himalayan meltdown, Indian report finds,” published in Science, explores dissent among glaciologists regarding a passage in the Fourth Assessment Report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The passage suggests that Himalayan glaciers are highly likely to disappear by 2035. His second article, “Himalayan glaciers melting deadline ‘a mistake,’” published by BBC News, discusses a possible typographical error in the disputed passage. In the article, Bagla indicates that this error appears to explain the panel's controversial acceleration of when Himalayan glaciers are expected to vanish.

Vińas, Maria-José

2010-11-01

351

Foundation investigation of the upstream switchyard of Wilson Dam power plant: Microgravity survey. Final report, 1 August-31 December 1989  

SciTech Connect

A microgravity survey consisting of 347 stations was conducted in the upstream switchyard of the Wilson Dam powerplant. The objective of the survey was the detection of subsurface cavities or other anomalous conditions that could threaten the integrity of the switchyard structures. Six anomalous areas were identified on the gravity anomaly map and ranked for their interpreted significance. From the results, nine boring locations were selected to investigate the cause of the anomalies. This report presents details of the field survey, data processing interpretations, and recommended drilling locations for subsurface investigation.

Yule, D.E.; Butler, D.K.; Sharp, M.K.

1990-09-01

352

Saturday Review 's annual advertising awards  

Microsoft Academic Search

Saturday Review's long, commendable effort to identify corporations willing to promote the general good through their advertising was damaged in 1977 because of procedural changes in the awards. Prior to 1977 the named judges made the important distinction between ‘public-service (non-image)’ and ‘public-relations (corporate image)’ advertising. But in 1977 the judges were not named and the public service\\/public relations distinction

James R. Bennett

1983-01-01

353

Menzies Scholarship awarded to Physiotherapy lecturer  

Microsoft Academic Search

Physiotherapy Clinical Co-ordinator & Senior Lecturer, Ms Anne-Marie Hill has been awarded the Sir Robert Menzies Allied Health Sciences Scholarship for her PhD research studies. She is completing her PhD through the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at The University of Queensland under the supervision of Dr Terrence Haines.\\u000aThe prestigious research scholarship, which is valued at $25,000 per

Michelle Ebbs

2008-01-01

354

Metallurgical investigation of a cracked low-pressure steam-turbine shaft from an electric utility. Final report  

Microsoft Academic Search

Metallurgical failure analysis has been completed on a low pressure steam turbine shaft that cracked at two locations during approximately 15 years of service. The investigation involved examinations of the surface of the shaft containing the cracks, fractographic studies, metallographic examination, tensile tests and chemical analysis. The tensile properties and composition were found to meet the requirements of class 5

Buchheit

1983-01-01

355

Metallurgical investigation of disc cracking in the LP2 turbine at a nuclear power station. Final report. [PWR  

Microsoft Academic Search

An investigation of combined face cracking and rim cracking in discs of an LP steam turbine rotor was performed. The incident in question involved the development of major cracks in the hub\\/web transition on the outlet face of the disc as well as major cracking of the blade attachment steeples. Both types of cracking occurred in the No. 1 discs

Burghard

1982-01-01

356

Preliminary investigation of a sealed, remotely activated silver--zinc battery. Final report. [> 35 wh\\/lb  

Microsoft Academic Search

Methods necessary to provide a remotely activated, silver--zinc battery capable of an extended activated stand while in a sealed condition were investigated. These requirements were to be accomplished in a battery package demonstrating an energy density of at least 35 watt-hours per pound. Several methods of gas suppression were considered in view of the primary nature of this unit and

Wheat

1977-01-01

357

Shemya AFB, Alaska 1992 IRP field investigation report. Volume 3, Appendixes B, C, and D: Final report  

SciTech Connect

The US Air Force is currently investigating 22 sites on Shemya Air Force Base (AFB) to determine if past spill and disposal activities have caused environmental damage. These investigations are being carried out under the Air Force`s Installation Restoration Program (IRP). Field investigations were performed in 1992 to obtain the information needed to assess what future actions will need to be carried out at each site. The island`s drinking water supply was also investigated. Activities completed at 10 selected sites included surface sampling to determine the lateral extent of contamination, subsurface sampling to determine the vertical extent of contamination, and the installation of well points and monitoring wells to determine the direction of groundwater flow and if the groundwater has been affected by a site. Geophysical surveys were performed at most sites to identify site boundaries and check for the presence of buried metal to be avoided during drilling activities. This report, appendices B, C, and D contains information on the following: geophysical contour maps and profile plots; human health risk assessment; and ecological risk assessment.

Not Available

1993-02-01

358

Investigation of Geomagnetically Induced Currents in the Proposed Winnipeg-Duluth-Twin Cities 500-KV Transmission Line. Final Report.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This study investigated the effects of geomagnetically-induced currents (GIC) on a new 749 km (466 mile) 500 kV ac transmission line from the vicinities of Winnipeg, Manitoba to Duluth, Minnesota to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. The period of performan...

J. G. Kappenman V. D. Albertson N. Mohan

1981-01-01

359

Investigation of the Appropriateness of the Anchor Test Study Equating Results for Selected Subgroups. Final Report. Appendix A.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As part of an investigation of the appropriateness of the original Anchor Test Study equating results for black and Spanish-surnamed students, this Appendix lists the detailed results of the analyses for grade four, organized by vocabulary, reading comprehension, and total reading scores. For each analysis, a two-page set of results is presented.…

Bianchini, John C.; Vale, Carol A.

360

Investigation of the Appropriateness of the Anchor Test Study Equating Results for Selected Subgroups. Final Report. Appendix C.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As part of an investigation of the appropriateness of the original Anchor Test Study equating results for black and Spanish-surnamed students, this Appendix lists the detailed results of the analyses for grade six, origanized by vocabulary, reading comprehension, and total reading scores. For each analysis, a two-page set of results is presented.…

Bianchini, John C.; Vale, Carol A.

361

Investigation of the Appropriateness of the Anchor Test Study Equating Results for Selected Subgroups. Final Report. Appendix B.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As part of an investigation of the appropriateness of the original Anchor Test Study equating results for black and Spanish-surnamed students, this Appendix lists the detailed results of the analyses for grade five, organized by vocabulary, reading comprehension, and total reading scores. For each analysis, a two-page set of results is presented.…

Bianchini, John C.; Vale, Carol A.

362

Harrison Receives 2006 William Gilbert Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Richard J. Harrison received the William Gilbert Award at the 2006 AGU Fall Meeting. The award recognizes outstanding and unselfish work in magnetism of Earth materials and of the Earth and planets. This year the Gilbert Award is given to an outstanding young scientist under the age of 35. Richard Harrison easily fulfills the first criterion and just makes the second. He is now 34. As I reviewed Richard's accomplishments, I was once again impressed with his scope and level of research. He has 50 papers published, or in press, and all of them are of the same high scientific caliber. Many of you know Richard's cutting-edge research with electron holography showing magnetic interactions across magnetite-ulvospinel intergrowths, and are familiar with his groundbreaking research on lamellar magnetism. His TEM observations, combined with extensive Monte Carlo simulations of atomic interactions in hematite-ilmenite interfaces, which took both electrostatic and magnetic interactions into consideration, have developed the idea of contact layers as a magnetic substructure of defect moments at the interfaces. This was followed by work that showed that contact layers reduce charge imbalance at the interfaces.

McEnroe, Suzanne A.; Harrison, Richard J.

2007-04-01

363

IDA 'Galileo Award' presented to Bob Mizon  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Galileo Award is given once per year by the European Region of the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) for outstanding achievements in combating light pollution in Europe. I am pleased to report that the 2006 award has been made to our very own Bob Mizon, Coordinator of the BAA Campaign for Dark Skies (CfDS). As most of you will know, the CfDS was set up by concerned members of the BAA in 1989 to counter the ever-growing tide of skyglow which has tainted the night sky over Britain since the 1950s, and to address the related problems of light trespass and energy wastage. Bob has been doing an outstanding job as Coordinator of the CfDS for many years and so it was a real pleasure for me not only to attend the 6th European Dark-Skies Symposium in Portsmouth (of which Bob was one of the organisers) but also to be present when Bob received his much-deserved award from Bob Gent, Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the IDA.

Miles, R.

2006-12-01

364

Investigation of the effects of pressure on the compaction and subsequent sintering of nanosize powders. Final report  

SciTech Connect

With current technology and available raw materials, one knows that it is very difficult, if not impossible, to produce a monolithic ceramic material with an average grain size of less than 100 nm. The grains of ceramic materials cannot be refined by cold working as is typically done in metals. Hence, the starting ceramic powder must be of a smaller or similar particle size as the desired grain size for the final product. The availability of nanosize (<100 nm) ceramic powders, however, is limited. In many cases, the powders consist of polymorphic mixtures, precursors, or amorphous phases of the desired material. Phase transformation during sintering is difficult to control, and when it does occur it usually is accompanied by significant microstructural changes and grain growth. An example of such a powder is Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}. To the best of the authors` knowledge, high purity nanosize {alpha}-Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} powder is unavailable commercially. However, a variety of nanosize transitional forms of Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}, including the {gamma} and {delta} polymorphs, are commercially available in large quantities as mixtures. Results on the compaction and sintering of nanosize {gamma}-Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} powder are reported here.

Gonzalez, E.J.; Piermarini, G.J.; Hockey, B.; Malghan, S.G. [National Inst. of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (United States). Ceramics Div.

1996-02-26

365

Radioecological investigations of uranium mill tailings systems: Final report for the period September 1, 1979 through April 30, 1987  

SciTech Connect

This document is the final report on studies of the integrity and transport of uranium and radioactive progeny in active and reclaimed uranium mill tailings. The overall program was designed to provide basic information on the radioecology of /sup 238/U, /sup 230/Th, /sup 226/Ra, /sup 210/Pb and /sup 210/Po, responses of plants and animals to the landscape disruptions associated with uranium production, and guidance for impact analysis, mitigation and regulation of the uranium industry. The studies reported were conducted at the Shirley Basin Uranium Mine, which is operated by the Pathfinder Mines Corporation. The mine/mill operation, located in southeastern Wyoming, is typical in terms of the ore body, mill process, and ecological setting of many uranium production centers in the western United States. The research was motivated originally by the general lack of knowledge on the transport of uranium and its radioactive daughter products through the environment, particularly through food chains in the immediate environs of uranium production operations. The work was also motivated by the relatively high contribution of uranium mining and milling to the radiation exposure of the general population from the nuclear fuel cycle.

Whicker, F.W.; Ibrahim, S.A.

1987-04-30

366

Investigation of forced and isothermal chemical vapor infiltrated SiC/SiC ceramic matrix composites. Final report  

SciTech Connect

Mechanical properties of two different layups for each of the forced CVI (41 specimens) and isothermal CVI (36 specimens) materials were investigated in air at room temperature (RT), 1000C, and at room temperature after thermal shock (RT/TS) and exposure to oxidation (RT/OX). The FCVI specimens had a nominal interfacial coating thickness of 0.3 {mu}m of pyrolytic carbon, while CVI specimens had a coating thickness of 0.1 {mu}m. Effect of reinforcement and interfacial bond on mechanical properties of composite were investigated. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) were employed to analyze the fiber-matrix interface and the toughening mechanisms in this ceramic composite system.

Sankar, J.; Kelkar, A.D.; Vaidyanathan, R. [North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Univ., Greensboro, NC (United States). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

1993-09-01

367

Applying fabric filtration to coal fired industrial boilers. A pilot scale investigation. Final report, Jun 1974Apr 1975  

Microsoft Academic Search

The report gives results of a pilot scale investigation to determine the technoeconomic feasibility of applying a fabric filter dust collector to coal fired industrial boilers. The pilot facility, on a slip stream of a 60,000 lb\\/hr boiler, was capable of handling 11,000 acfm at an air-to-cloth (A\\/C) ratio of 6\\/1. Filter media evaluated were Nomex felt, Teflon felt (two

J. D. McKenna; J. C. Mycock; W. O. Lipscomb

1975-01-01

368

Fundamental Investigations of C1O2 Delignification - Final Report - 07/10/1996 - 07/09/1999  

SciTech Connect

The overall objective of this project was to develop a fundamental understanding of the mechanisms of chlorine dioxide delignification of low kappa kraft pulps and identify new methods of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of this bleaching agent. The approach adopted was to investigate the fundamental structural components of lignin that contribute to delignification reactions with chlorine dioxide. These results were then used to examine new bleaching technologies that will permit enhanced delignification while simultaneously reducing the generation of chlorinated organic compounds.

Ragauskas, Arthur J.; McDonough, T. J.

2001-05-18

369

Investigation of Advanced Processed Single-Crystal Turbine Blade Alloys. Final report, 16 December 1991-31 December 1995  

Microsoft Academic Search

This investigation studied the influence of thermal processing and microstructure on the mechanical properties of the single-crystal, nickel-based superalloys PWA 1482 and PWA 1484. The objective of the program was to develop an improved single-crystal turbine blade alloy that is specifically tailored for use in hydrogen fueled rocket engine turbopumps. High-gradient casting, hot isostatic pressing (HIP), and alternate heat treatment

B. J. Peters; C. M. Biondo; D. P. Deluca

1995-01-01

370

Experimental investigation of synfuel spray characteristics and combustion dynamics. Final technical report, 15 September 1980-15 November 1982  

Microsoft Academic Search

This report describes the results of an experimental program to investigate synthetic-fuel spray characteristics and combustion dynamics. The primary objective of the program was to obtain fundamental information on the physical characteristics of both synthetic and petroleum-based fuels in spray-combustion processes through the application of advanced optical-diagnostic techniques. The program was conducted in three phases. The first phase, cold-spray experiments,

Oeding

1982-01-01

371

Spectroscopic investigation of materials for frequency-agile laser systems. Final report, 15 January 1982-14 January 1985  

Microsoft Academic Search

This research involves the use of laser-spectroscopy techniques such as four-wave mixing, multiphoton absorption, time-resolved site-selection spectroscopy, and holography to characterize dynamical optical processes such as energy transfer, exciton migration, radiation-less relaxation, and the photorefractive effect. In addition, a significant effort was spent in the synthesis and characterization of new types of materials for tunable laser applications. The materials investigated

1985-01-01

372

Investigation of transport process involved in FGD. Final technical report for the third year, September 1992August 1993  

Microsoft Academic Search

This report describes the work done in the third year of the project {open_quotes}Investigation of Transport Processes Involved in FGD{close_quotes}. The objectives of this five year plan of study is to experimentally obtain a basic understanding of (1) turbulent flow structure of the mixing zone and its influence on particle dispersion, (2) the effect of particle loading on turbulent properties

J. R. Kadambi; V. Kadaba; C. Yurteri

1993-01-01

373

Investigation into the metallurgical aspects of joining rapidly-solidified aluminum alloys. Final report, September 1984December 1987  

Microsoft Academic Search

Research performed during this program demonstrated that the metastable microstructures upon which rapidly-solidified, powder metallurgy (RS\\/PM) aluminum alloys depend for their unique mechanical properties can be both recreated using rapid-solidification fusion-welding processes and\\/or retained using solid-state welding processes. Alloys investigated included Al-Fe-X dispersoid-type compositions developed for superior elevated-temperature properties and Al-Li-X alloys developed for high strength and modulus and low

Baeslack

1988-01-01

374

Final report : results of the 2006 investigation of potential contamination at the former CCC/USDA facility in Ramona, Kansas.  

SciTech Connect

The investigation reported here was conducted by the Commodity Credit Corporation of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (CCC/USDA) in 2006. The investigation addressed carbon tetrachloride contamination on the former CCC/USDA grain storage facility at Ramona, Kansas. The results clearly demonstrate that only minimal contamination is associated with the past use of carbon tetrachloride on the former CCC/USDA property. No soil contamination was detected at concentrations above Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) risk-based screening level (RBSL) Tier 2 standard of 200 {micro}g/kg for the soil-to-groundwater protection pathway. Carbon tetrachloride concentrations in groundwater above the RBSL and maximum contaminant level (MCL) value of 5.0 {micro}g/L were detected in only two samples, collected at adjacent locations on the southeast part of the property. The relatively low concentrations detected and the limited areal extent of the contamination demonstrate that no imminent threat exists on the former CCC/USDA property to warrant remediation. The soil and groundwater contamination detected on the former CCC/USDA property is clearly separate from contamination detected at off-site locations. The carbon tetrachloride and chloroform contamination in groundwater (at concentrations above the RBSL and MCL value) associated with past activities on the former CCC/USDA property is contained within the property boundaries. Data collected independently by the KDHE in 2006 validate these findings and, furthermore, provide additional evidence that the sources identified on the Co-op property (west of the former CCC/USDA property) are separate from the comparatively minor results of past activities on the former CCC/USDA property. The KDHE concluded in its 2006 report that the sources are separate and that the Co-op is the principally responsible party for the carbon tetrachloride contamination detected during its 2006 investigation.

LaFreniere, L. M.; Environmental Science Division

2007-10-18

375

Investigation of slurry-cutoff wall design and construction methods for containing hazardous wastes. Final report, September 1983-September 1986  

SciTech Connect

The document reviews current design and construction methods of soil-bentonite slurry trench cutoff walls. It summarizes engineering practices, identifies areas of technical detail and initiates research to promote the development of standards for use of slurry walls to isolate hazardous waste. An instrumented slurry test column was developed and used to investigate the hydraulic characteristics of bentonite slurry seals formed, during construction, on cutoff trench walls. A slurry wall tank was used to evaluate the effects of overburden pressure and hydraulic gradient to evaluate the potential for self-remediation of hydraulic defects via in situ consolidation of soil-bentonite backfill.

McCandless, R.M.; Bodocsi, A.

1987-08-01

376

Spectroscopic investigation of materials for frequency-agile laser systems. Final report, 15 January 1982-14 January 1985  

SciTech Connect

This research involves the use of laser-spectroscopy techniques such as four-wave mixing, multiphoton absorption, time-resolved site-selection spectroscopy, and holography to characterize dynamical optical processes such as energy transfer, exciton migration, radiation-less relaxation, and the photorefractive effect. In addition, a significant effort was spent in the synthesis and characterization of new types of materials for tunable laser applications. The materials investigated include alexandrite, titanium-doped sapphire, lithium niobate, neodymium pentaphosphate, rhodium-doped rubidium calcium fluoride, manganese silicate, and neodymium-doped garnet crystals and glasses.

Powell, R.C.

1985-01-01

377

Geophysical investigation at Mustard Gas Burial Ground, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana. Final report  

SciTech Connect

A geophysical investigation was conducted at the Mustard Gas Burial Ground (MGBG) at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, IN. The MGBG, an approximately 2-acre area, is a former Solid Waste Management Unit. The objective of the investigation was to detect and delineate anomalies indicating the locations of buried structures, objects, or disturbed zones associated with past hazardous waste burial at the MGBG. The locations of these objects are needed so they can be excavated for removal to a permanent treatment or disposal site. Frequency and time domain electromagnetic (EM) along with magnetic survey methods were used at the MGBG. All the surveys performed at the MGBG indicated an anomalous area approximately 10 ft in diameter centered on Station 255 on Line 130. The estimated depth of the anomaly, based on results of the transient EM surveys, is 1 to 2 ft. The anomaly is presumed to be ferrous in nature since it was detected by the magnetometer. An additional, 2- to 3-ft diameter anomaly, caused by a small metallic object was detected by the transient EM surveys.

Llopis, J.L.; Sjostrom, K.J.; Murphy, W.L.

1997-06-01

378

Investigation into the metallurgical aspects of joining rapidly-solidified aluminum alloys. Final report, September 1984-December 1987  

SciTech Connect

Research performed during this program demonstrated that the metastable microstructures upon which rapidly-solidified, powder metallurgy (RS/PM) aluminum alloys depend for their unique mechanical properties can be both recreated using rapid-solidification fusion-welding processes and/or retained using solid-state welding processes. Alloys investigated included Al-Fe-X dispersoid-type compositions developed for superior elevated-temperature properties and Al-Li-X alloys developed for high strength and modulus and low density. Processes found to be most effective for the joining of these alloys included rapid-solidification electron beam and capacitor-discharge welding and solid-state inertia-friction and diffusion welding. Metallurgical phenomena investigated included solidification, solid-state phase transformations, defect formation, and structure-property-fracture relationships. RS/PM aluminum alloys which contain low hydrogen levels, such as the inertly produced Al-8Fe-2Mo alloy, were effectively joined using the high-energy density electron-beam welding.

Baeslack, W.A.

1988-04-01

379

Separating compensatory and punitive damage award decisions by trial bifurcation.  

PubMed

In a simulated products liability trial, we tested the effects of bifurcating decisions regarding compensatory and punitive damage awards. Fifty-nine groups of 5-7 jurors heard evidence in a unitary or bifurcated format, deliberated about the case to a unanimous decision, and awarded damages. Trial bifurcation decreased variability in compensatory damage awards across juries hearing the same case, and also decreased the tendency for juries to award extremely high compensatory damages. In addition, deliberation led to lower compensatory awards in the low injury severity condition and higher awards in the high injury severity condition. Jurors reported that they were using evidence more appropriately when the decisions were bifurcated. Implications of evidence bifurcation in civil trials are discussed. PMID:16729206

Shea Adams, Christine M; Bourgeois, Martin J

2006-02-01

380

Investigation of magnetic field phenomena in the ionosphere. Final report 1 Jul 76-30 Sep 79  

SciTech Connect

Weston Observatory (Boston College) has maintained a geomagnetic observatory to continuously monitor changes in the geomagnetic field and to provide standards for magnetic instrumentation and to maintain a coil system in which a wide variety of magnetic instrumentation can be tested and calibrated to support AFGL RESEARCH. The observatories in Project MAGAF have been installed and maintained. The secular change in the geomagnetic field at Weston is detailed for the past six years. Modifications have been made in the network instrumentation to insure reliability and accuracy of the data digitally transmitted to Hanscom AFB. A three component magnetic observatory has been designed around the total field sensor. The reliability of the principal components of the network has been investigated and changes proposed for the remote observatories.

Devane, J.F.; Johnson, E.A.

1980-01-01

381

Integrated watershed study: An investigation of the biota in the Emerald Lake system and stream-channel experiments. Final report  

SciTech Connect

As part of the Integrated Watershed Study in the vicinity of Emerald Lake, Sequoia National Park, investigators conducted baseline monitoring of benthic invertebrates in the inflow streams and the outflow stream. During summer 1986 they carried out a series of acidification experiments in artificial stream channels located in the drainage of the Marble Fork of the Kaweah River. Twelve channels (2.4 m x 20 cm x 20 cm) were stocked with natural substrates, algae and invertebrates. In the treatment channels the pH was reduced to 4.6 and 5.2, using a mixture of nitric and sulfuric acids. Measurements of benthic densities, drift rates and algal densities were made before, during and after each acid treatment of 8 hours duration. Diatom populations declined in the acidified channels, while other periphyton species actually increased with the treatment.

Cooper, S.D.; Kratz, K.; Holmes, R.W.; Melack, J.M.

1988-05-05

382

Final work plan : investigation of potential contamination at the former CCC/USDA grain storage facility in Hanover, Kansas.  

SciTech Connect

The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), operated a grain storage facility at the northeastern edge of the city of Hanover, Kansas, from 1950 until the early 1970s. During this time, commercial grain fumigants containing carbon tetrachloride were in common use by the grain storage industry to preserve grain in their facilities. In February 1998, trace to low levels of carbon tetrachloride (below the maximum contaminant level [MCL] of 5.0 {micro}g/L) were detected in two private wells near the former grain storage facility at Hanover, as part of a statewide USDA private well sampling program that was implemented by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) near former CCC/USDA facilities. In April 2007, the CCC/USDA collected near-surface soil samples at 1.8-2 ft BGL (below ground level) at 61 locations across the former CCC/USDA facility. All soil samples were analyzed by the rigorous gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer analytical method (purge-and-trap method). No contamination was found in soil samples above the reporting limit of 10 {micro}g/kg. In July 2007, the CCC/USDA sampled indoor air at nine residences on or adjacent to its former facility to address the residents concerns regarding vapor intrusion. Low levels of carbon tetrachloride were detected at four of the nine homes. Because carbon tetrachloride found in private wells and indoor air at the site might be linked to historical use of fumigants containing carbon tetrachloride at its former grain storage facility, the CCC/USDA is proposing to conduct an investigation to determine the source and extent of the carbon tetrachloride contamination associated with the former facility. This investigation will be conducted in accordance with the intergovernmental agreement between the KDHE and the Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the USDA. The investigation at Hanover will be performed, on behalf of the CCC/USDA, by the Environmental Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory. Argonne is a nonprofit, multidisciplinary research center operated by UChicago Argonne, LLC, for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The CCC/USDA has entered into an interagency agreement with DOE, under which Argonne provides technical assistance to the CCC/USDA with environmental site characterization and remediation at its former grain storage facilities. Seven technical objectives have been proposed for the Hanover investigation. They are as follows: (1) Identify the sources and extent of soil contamination beneath the former CCC/USDA facility; (2) Characterize groundwater contamination beneath the former CCC/USDA facility; (3) Determine groundwater flow patterns; (4) Define the vertical and lateral extent of the groundwater plume outside the former CCC/USDA facility; (5) Evaluate the aquifer and monitor the groundwater system; (6) Identify any other potential sources of contamination that are not related to activities of the CCC/USDA; and (7) Determine whether there is a vapor intrusion problem at the site attributable to the former CCC/USDA facility. The technical objectives will be accomplished in a phased approached. Data collected during each phase will be evaluated to determine whether the subsequent phase is necessary. The KDHE project manager and the CCC/USDA will be contacted during each phase and kept apprised of the results. Whether implementation of each phase of work is necessary will be discussed and mutually agreed upon by the CCC/USDA and KDHE project managers.

LaFreniere, L. M.; Environmental Science Division

2008-11-19

383

Prince William Sound system investigation: Experimental manipulation. Restoration project 94320l. Exxon Valdez oil spill restoration project final report  

SciTech Connect

Studies of pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) population dynamics and their role in the complex marine ecosystem of PWS is a central objective of the Sound Ecosystem Assessment program. The systems investigation component proposes that releases of hatchery-nutured and marked pink salmon fry will test the influence of ocean-entry timing and fry size at ocean entry on losses to predators. The rearing and release strategies included; (1) early fed, (2) direct release, (3) mid-release, (4) late fed. Predetermined numbers, sizes, and times allowed us to measure the influence of ocean-entry timing and fry size at ocean entry due to losses by predation. By utilizing multiple release sites for the ocean entry coordinates, an increase in the spatial differences at ocean entry point allows insight into the subtle effect of geographic influences of the interaction of apical predators.

Olsen, J.; Ferren, H.; Kerns, C.

1994-12-01

384

Final work plan : supplemental upward vapor intrusion investigation at the former CCC/USDA grain storage facility in Hanover, Kansas.  

SciTech Connect

The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), operated a grain storage facility at the northeastern edge of the city of Hanover, Kansas, from 1950 until the early 1970s. During this time, commercial grain fumigants containing carbon tetrachloride were in common use by the grain storage industry to preserve grain in their facilities. In February 1998, trace to low levels of carbon tetrachloride (below the maximum contaminant level [MCL] of 5.0 {micro}g/L) were detected in two private wells near the former grain storage facility at Hanover, as part of a statewide USDA private well sampling program that was implemented by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) near former CCC/USDA facilities. In 2007, the CCC/USDA conducted near-surface soil sampling at 61 locations and also sampled indoor air at nine residences on or adjacent to its former Hanover facility to address the residents concerns regarding vapor intrusion. Low levels of carbon tetrachloride were detected at four of the nine homes. The results were submitted to the KDHE in October 2007 (Argonne 2007). On the basis of the results, the KDHE requested sub-slab sampling and/or indoor air sampling (KDHE 2007). This Work Plan describes, in detail, the proposed additional scope of work requested by the KDHE and has been developed as a supplement to the comprehensive site investigation work plan that is pending (Argonne 2008). Indoor air samples collected previously from four homes at Hanover were shown to contain the carbon tetrachloride at low concentrations (Table 2.1). It cannot be concluded from these previous data that the source of the detected carbon tetrachloride is vapor intrusion attributable to former grain storage operations of the CCC/USDA at Hanover. The technical objective of the vapor intrusion investigation described here is to assess the risk to human health due to the potential for upward migration of carbon tetrachloride and chloroform into four homes located on or adjacent to the former CCC/USDA facility. The technical objective will be accomplished by collecting sub-slab vapor samples. The preliminary data collected during the July 2007 investigation did not fully address the source of or migration pathway for the carbon tetrachloride detected in the four homes. The scope of work proposed here will generate additional data needed to help evaluate whether the source of the detected carbon tetrachloride is vapor intrusion attributable to activities of the CCC/USDA. The additional vapor sampling at Hanover will be performed, on behalf of the CCC/USDA, by the Environmental Science Division of Argonne National Laboratory and H&P Mobile Geochemistry of San Diego (http://www.handpmg.com). Argonne is a nonprofit, multidisciplinary research center operated by UChicago Argonne, LLC, for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The CCC/USDA has entered into an interagency agreement with DOE, under which Argonne provides technical assistance to the CCC/USDA with environmental site characterization and remediation at its former grain storage facilities. The professional staff members of H&P Mobile Geochemistry are nationally leading experts in soil gas sampling and vapor intrusion investigations.

LaFreniere, L. M.; Environmental Science Division

2008-12-15

385

Investigation and development of alternative methods for shale oil processing and analysis. Final technical report, October 1979--April 1983  

SciTech Connect

Oil shale, a carbonaceous rock which occurs abundantly in the earth`s crust, has been investigated for many years as an alternate source of fuel oil. The insoluble organic matter contained in such shales is termed {open_quotes}Kerogen{close_quotes} from the Greek meaning oil or oil forming. The kerogen in oil shale breaks down into oil-like products when subjected to conditions simulating destructive distillation. These products have been the subject of extensive investigations by several researchers and many of the constituents of shale oil have been identified. (1) Forsman (2) estimates that the kerogen content of the earth is roughly 3 {times} 10{sup 15} tons as compared to total coal reserves of about 5 {times} 10{sup 12}. Although the current cost per barrel estimate for commercial production of shale oil is higher than that of fossil oil, as our oil reserves continue to dwindle, shale oil technology will become more and more important. When oil shale is heated, kerogen is said to undergo chemical transformation to usable oil in two steps (3): Kerogen (in oil shale) 300-500{degrees}C bitumen. Crude shale oil and other products. The crude shale oil so obtained differs from fossil oil in that: (1) kerogen is thought to have been produced from the aging of plant matter over many years; (2) shale oil has a higher nitrogen content than fossil oil; (3) non-hydrocarbons are present to a much greater extent in shale oil; and (4) the hydrocarbons in shale oil are much more unsaturated than those in fossil oil (petroleum).

Evans, R.A.

1998-06-01

386

Innovations in Information Systems Education - Reflections of AIS Award Winners  

Microsoft Academic Search

AIS Council monitors social and technical trends that might affect the timeliness and relevance of IS curricula. Consequently, AIS Council charged the AIS VP for Education with developing a process to highlight the importance of these trends and to stimulate the development of education innovations to address them. The result is an AIS-sponsored awards competition (http:\\/\\/www.aisnet.org\\/award\\/awards.asp), first held in 2004.

Richard T. Watson; M. Lynne Markus; Michel Avital; Kregg Aytes; John C. Beachboard; Roberto Evaristo; Beena George

2005-01-01

387

Separating Compensatory and Punitive Damage Award Decisions by Trial Bifurcation  

Microsoft Academic Search

In a simulated products liability trial, we tested the effects of bifurcating decisions regarding compensatory and punitive\\u000a damage awards. Fifty-nine groups of 5–7 jurors heard evidence in a unitary or bifurcated format, deliberated about the case\\u000a to a unanimous decision, and awarded damages. Trial bifurcation decreased variability in compensatory damage awards across\\u000a juries hearing the same case, and also decreased

Christine M. Shea Adams; Martin J. Bourgeois

2006-01-01

388

High-solids and 100-percent solids coatings: A state-of-the-art investigation. Final report  

SciTech Connect

The Corps of Engineers has used solution vinyl paints for corrosion protection of hydraulic structures on inland waterways for many years. These coatings have an excellent service life, however liquid paint contains a high amount of solvents. Recently enacted volatile organic compound (VOC) air pollution regulations put severe restrictions on solvents in paints. The purpose of this research was to investigate generic high-solids and 100-percent solids coatings under laboratory conditions and identify coatings, based on their performance in the laboratory tests, as candidates for field testing. Tests were conducted on 24 coatings to provide data that could be used to write performance specifications for high-solids and 100-percent solids coatings. The most severe laboratory test was the salt water immersion test. Seven coating systems of varied generic types survived this test and the fresh water immersion test without blistering. Six of them are recommended for field testing. Eleven coating systems performed satisfactorily (did not blister) in the fresh water immersion test and are recommended for field testing. Film thickness was not a significant factor in determining coating performance in the immersion tests nor in the accelerated weathering tests.

Baker, J.; Beitelman, A.D.

1992-01-01

389

Methodologies for extraction of dissolved inorganic carbon for stable carbon isotope studies: evaluation and alternatives. Water-resources investigations (final)  

SciTech Connect

The gas evolution and the strontium carbonate precipitation techniques to extract dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) for stable carbon isotope analysis were investigated. Theoretical considerations, involving thermodynamic calculations and computer simulation pointed out several possible sources of error in the stable carbon isotope measurements of the DIC and demonstrated the need for experimental evaluation of the magnitude of the error. An alternative analytical technique, equilibration with outgassed vapor phase, is proposed. The experimental studies revealed that delta (13)C of the DIC extracted from a 0.01 molar NaHCO3 solution by both techniques agreed within 0.1 per mil with the delta (13)C of the solid NaHCO3. An approximate linear relationship was found between log molality of sulfate and the increase in delta (13)C of the DIC extracted by the precipitation technique. Similar trend was observed in the gas evolution technique; however, less in magnitude. The percentages of recovered DIC decreased linearly with log molality of sulfate in the precipitation technique and were independent of sulfate concentration in the gas evolution technique. Both the precipitation and gas evolution technique were found to be satisfactory for extraction of DIC from different kinds of natural water for stable carbon isotope analysis, provided appropriate precautions are observed in handling the samples. Laboratory tests indicated that sampling devices and laboratory preparation may alter the carbon isotope ratio of the samples.

Hassan, A.A.

1982-01-01

390

A BATSE investigation of radiation belt electrons precipitated by VLF waves. Final report, 2 May 1994-24 April 1995  

SciTech Connect

The Compton Observatory commonly encounters fluxes of energetic electrons which have been scattered from the inner radiation belt to the path of the satellite by resonant interactions with VLF waves from powerful man-made transmitters. The present investigation was motivated by the fact that in the Fall of 1993, the Gamma Ray Observatory was boosted from a 650 km altitude circular orbit to a 750 km altitude circular orbit. This was an opportunity, for the first time, to make observations at two different altitudes using the same instrument. The authors have examined DISCLA data from the Burst & Transient Source Experiment (BATSE) experiment from 1 Sep. 1993 to 29 Jan. 1994. During the period of study they identified 48 instances of the satellite encountering a cloud of energetic electrons which had been scattered by VLF transmitters. They find that boosting the altitude of the circular orbit from 650 km to 750 km increased the intensity of cyclotron resonance scattered electrons by a factor of two. To search for long term changes in the cyclotron resonance precipitation, the authors have compared the approx. 750 km altitude data from 106 days at the end of 1993 with data at the same altitudes and time of year in 1991. The cyclotron resonance events in 1991 were three times more frequent and 25% of those cases were more intense than any seen in the 1993 data. The authors attribute this difference to increased level of geomagnetic activity in 1991 near the Solar Maximum.

Datlowe, D.W.

1995-05-01

391

Investigation of microscopic radiation damage in waste forms using ODNMR and AEM techniques. (EMSP Project Final Report)  

SciTech Connect

This project seeks to understand the microscopic effects of radiation damage in nuclear waste forms. The authors' approach to this challenge encompasses studies of ceramics and glasses containing short-lived alpha- and beta-emitting actinides with electron microscopy, laser and X-ray spectroscopic techniques, and computational modeling and simulations. In order to obtain information on long-term radiation effects on waste forms, much of the effort is to investigate {alpha}-decay induced microscopic damage in 18-year old samples of crystalline yttrium and lutetium orthophosphates that initially contained {approximately} 1(wt)% of the alpha-emitting isotope {sup 244}Cm (18.1 y half life). Studies also are conducted on borosilicate glasses that contain {sup 244}Cm, {sup 241}Am, or {sup 249}Bk, respectively. The authors attempt to gain clear insights into the properties of radiation-induced structure defects and the consequences of collective defect-environment interactions, which are critical factors in assessing the long-term performance of high-level nuclear waste forms.

Liu, G.; Luo, J.; Beitz, J.; Li, S.; Williams, C.; Zhorin, V.

2000-04-21

392

Characterize and explore potential sites and prepare research and development plan (site investigation study). Final draft. Task 2. Milestone report  

SciTech Connect

A specific research and development plan to investigate the behavior and suitability of aquifers as compressed air energy storage (CAES) sites is presented. The proposed effort will evaluate present uncertainties in the performance of the underground energy storage subsystem and its impact on above ground plant design and cost. The project is planned to provide the utility industry with a quantitative basis for confidence that financial commitment to a demonstration plant and subsequent expansion is justified and poses acceptable risks. Activities in Phase II of a 5-phase overall CAES development program are reported. Information is included on the development of field testing specifications and schedules; selection of specific site for the conceptual design; development plan and schedule for the media site; development of analytical models of aquifer airflow; and well drilling requirements. As a result of these studies 14 sites in Illinois and Indiana were evaluated, 7 were ranked for suitability for CAES, and 4 were selected for possible use in the field testing program. Test procedures, the mathematical models and drilling requirments were developed. (LCL)

None

1980-12-01

393

Investigations of joint seismic and electromagnetic methods for nuclear test monitoring. Final report, September 1990-December 1993  

SciTech Connect

This study is designed to develop both linear and non-linear modeling methods for prediction of excitation of atmospheric and seismic disturbances from near surface explosions and earthquake sources in complex media which include strong lateral variability, randomness and non-linear response effects. Comparisons with observations are systematically pursued to evaluate these models and to develop source discrimination methods. In this report we describe examples of non-linear atmospheric excitation by near surface explosions which are carried to ionospheric heights in order to predict fluctuations in ionospheric electron densities and ionization layer positions. These predictions are compared to active EM monitoring by ground stations of ionospheric layer perturbations due to the large amplitude atmospheric waves from surface explosions. We also consider atmospheric turbulent coupling at the earth's free surface and investigate the high frequency seismic noise characteristics resulting from this source using combined seismic and atmospheric modeling. Discrimination of seismic sources, Atmospheric modeling, Seismic waves, Ionospheric waves, 3-D Modeling, Seismic noise.

Archambeau, C.B.; Davies, J.B.; Orrey, J.L.

1993-12-31

394

Investigation of selected electrically active defects in polycrystalline silicon solar cell materials: Final subcontract report, 30 May 1986  

SciTech Connect

This report presents results of a study on techniques for producing silicon wafers for large-scale, terrestrial, solar energy applications: ESP (edge-supported pulling) silicon sheets and LASS (low angle silicon sheets). Correlations between electrical properties and structural and microstructural properties were investigated. Structural properties were analyzed using selected area electron channeling (SAEC); electrical properties were described by means of electron-beam-induced current (EBIC). The transmission electron microscope (TEM) was used to analyze microstructural properties. It was found that the LASS material was semirandomly oriented. In general, the growth direction was parallel to the (211) family of planes. EBIC results of the ESP material showed long, linear bands of poor electrical response. EBIC results of the LASS material showed poor electrical response along grain boundaries and near silicon inclusions and dislocation clusters. TEM results showed a predominance of twins and stacking faults in both the ESP and LASS materials. The LASS material also exhibited grain boundaries, dislocation networks, and precipitates. The poor electrical response may be related to the stacking faults, grain boundaries, and dislocation networks presumably formed by the mechanical pulling during sheet formation. However, the dislocation networks often appeared to act as gettering sites to tie up impurities and thereby improve the overall electrical response of the material.

Hren, J.

1987-03-01

395

INVESTIGATION ON DURABILITY AND REACTIVITY OF PROMISING METAL OXIDE SORBENTS DURING SULFIDATION AND REGENERATION. QUARTERLY AND FINAL REPORT  

SciTech Connect

Hot-gas desulfurization for the integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) process has been investigated by many researchers to remove effectively hydrogen sulfide with various metal oxide sorbents at high pressures and high temperatures. Metal oxides such as zinc titanate oxides, zinc ferrite oxide, copper oxide, manganese oxide and calcium oxide, were found to be promising sorbents in comparison with other removal methods such as membrane separations and reactive membrane separations. Some metal oxide sorbents exhibited the quite favorable performance in terms of attrition resistance and sulfur capacity. Experiments on removal reaction of H{sub 2}S from coal gas mixtures with formulated metal oxide sorbents were conducted in a batch reactor or a differential reactor. The objectives of this research project are to formulate promising metal oxide sorbents for removal of sulfur from coal gas mixtures, to find initial reaction kinetics for the metal oxide-hydrogen sulfide heterogeneous reaction system, to obtain effects of hydrogen, nitrogen and moisture on dynamic absorption and equilibrium absorption at various absorption temperatures. Promising durable metal oxide sorbents with high-sulfur-absorbing capacity were formulated by mixing active metal oxide powders with inert metal oxide powders, and calcining these powder mixtures. The Research Triangle Institute (RTI), a sub-contractor of this research project, will also prepare promising metal oxide sorbents for this research project, plan experiments on removal of sulfur compounds from coal gases with metal oxide, and review experimental results.

K.C. KWON

1998-08-01

396

Ground-based Imaging Spectroscopy of Airglow and Aurora During Daytime: The Final Frontier in Optical Aeronomic Investigations?  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Except for around 35% of the time when it is night, the Earth is illuminated by either direct sunlight or by scattered sunlight. Ground-based measurements of the thermospheric emissions during these times pose a technical challenge due to the presence of sunlight, which is very bright compared to the optical emissions. This is why ground-based optical aeronomy during daytime has remained one of the least explored areas of upper atmospheric research. With the development of novel ground-based daytime optical techniques in the last decade this area has undergone a renaissance. Of the many emissions, the red line (OI 630.0nm) dayglow has been the focus of several investigations that have been carried out from Indian, American, Arctic, and Antarctic regions. The results obtained so far have a significant impact in understanding the nature of coupling between different regions (e.g., the E- and F- regions at low/equatorial latitudes, ionosphere-thermosphere coupling at all latitudes and magnetosphere-ionosphere-thermosphere coupling at high latitudes). Each of the earlier results indicated the potential use of OI 630.0nm dayglow measurements in advancing our understanding of the Earth's upper atmosphere as a whole. There are many other emissions that need to be measured. There are ways in which one can carry out multiple wavelength measurements. In the presentation we will discuss the direction we need to take in the future to exploit this important area of research to its fullest.

Pallamraju, D.; Chakrabarti, S.

2001-12-01

397

Surface chemistry investigation of colloid transport in packed beds. Final report, August 1, 1989--July 31, 1996  

SciTech Connect

The importance of colloids as co-transport agents for pollutants in subsurface systems hinges on the extent to which electrostatic or other sources of repulsive colloid-collector interactions inhibit their filtration. When electrostatic interactions are favorable, for example when the colloid and groundwater media have opposite charge, colloids may be expected to travel only a few centimeters in saturated porous media. Repulsive electrostatic interactions between colloids and aquifer media with the same charge sign are postulated to significantly mobilize particles. As it happens, however, theories describing particle filtration from first principles, i.e., DLVO (Derjagin and Landau, Verwey and Overbeek) theory, dramatically underestimate filtration rates when colloid-collector interactions are electrostatically repulsive. One of the primary objectives of the project was to experimentally investigate potential reasons for the historical lack of agreement between particle filtration models based on DLVO theory and observed particle deposition rates. An important hypothesis of the study was to test the validity of the assumption of surface homogeneity, as required by these models. The approach was to focus on collector surfaces that were commonly used as model systems, e.g., glass beads and quartz sand. Laboratory-scale column filtration experiments were conducted with colloidal polystyrene latex spheres. Collector surface preparation and cleaning approaches were examined, as well as the effects of solution chemistry.

Olson, T.M.

1996-12-31

398

Doctorate Awards Declining in Some Science and Engineering Fields  

NSF Publications Database

Doctorate Awards Declining in Some Science and Engineering Fields (April 6, 1999) This data brief ... 1997 Survey of Earned Doctorates, which provides characteristics of science and engineering research ...

399

15 CFR 921.31 - Supplemental acquisition and development awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...NATIONAL ESTUARINE RESEARCH RESERVE SYSTEM REGULATIONS...Supplemental acquisition and development awards. After National Estuarine Research Reserve designation...National Estuarine Research Reserve for supplemental development costs directly...

2013-01-01

400

NSF Director's Awards Recognize Connection Between Research and Teaching  

NSF Publications Database

... Newsroom | Speeches | Priority Areas | What's Cool | Publications | Partners | History | About Us ... will receive this year's National Science Foundation (NSF) Director's Awards for Distinguished ...

401

2011 EnergyValue Housing Award Report  

SciTech Connect

This report details the simulation tool(s) and energy modeling methodology followed in making the energy efficiency estimates and documents the estimated performance of the EVHA award winning houses in comparison with the Building America Benchmark and the associated House Simulation Protocols. A summary of each building and its features is included with a brief description of the project and the judges' comments. The purpose of this report is to assess the energy performance of the 2011 EVHA winners as well as align the EVHA Program with the Building America Program.

Sagan, D.; Del Bianco, M.; Wood, A.

2012-10-01

402

Investigation of a sulfur reduction technique for mild gasification char. Final technical report, September 1, 1992--August 31, 1993  

SciTech Connect

The objective of this program is to investigate the desulfurization of mild gasification char using H{sub 2}:CH{sub 4} mixtures. Mild gasification of coal produces char, liquids, and gases at 1000{degrees}--1500{degrees}F and near-ambient pressure. Char, comprising 60--70% of the product, can be used to make high-value form coke for steel making and foundries. A sulfur content below 1 wt% is desirable, and char from high-sulfur Illinois coals must be upgraded to meet this criterion. In the first year of the program, Illinois No. 6 chars were treated in a batch fluidized bed with H{sub 2}:CH{sub 4} blends containing 9--24 vol% CH{sub 4} at 1100{degrees}--1600{degrees}F and 50--200 psig. Sulfur removals up to 92.5 wt% were obtained, and the char desulfurization susceptibility was related to porosity, density, and carbon crystallite size. During the second year, the relationships among mild gasification parameters, char properties, char desulfurization susceptibility, and form coke properties were studied. Acid washing of coal to remove Ca and Fe was explored for its effect on subsequent sulfur removal, and secondary desulfurization of form coke produced from the desulfurized chars was studied. Desulfurization tests of entrained and fluidized-bed reactor chars from IBC-105 coal were completed. Acid-washing of the coal prior to mild gasification or the char prior to desulfurization increased its susceptibility to desulfurization, with sulfur content reduced to as low as 0.10 wt % dry char. Fluidized-bed chars were easier to desulfurize than entrained chars, with or without acid-washing. Form coke briquettes were prepared from selected chars and mild gasification pitch binder, and then carbonized under both N{sub 2} and H{sub 2}:CH{sub 4} atmospheres. carbonization in H{sub 2}:CH{sub 4} removed additional sulfur from the form coke. Adequate tensile strength (837 psi) was achieved in briquettes with 1.2 wt% sulfur made from desulfurized char.

Knight, R.A. [Institute of Gas Technology, Chicago, IL (United States)

1993-12-31

403

Synchrotron Studies of Quantum Emergence in Non-Low Dimensional Materials Final Report  

SciTech Connect

This document is the final report of research performed under U.S. DOE Award Number DE-FG02-07ER46379, entitled Synchrotron Studies of Quantum Emergence in Non-Low Dimensional Materials. It covers the full period of the award, from June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2011.

James W. Allen

2011-08-26

404

MULTISCALE ATOMISTIC SIMULATION OF METAL-OXYGEN SURFACE INTERACTIONS: METHODOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT, THEORETICAL INVESTIGATION, AND CORRELATION WITH EXPERIMENT - FINAL REPORT  

SciTech Connect

Our long-term vision is for a comprehensive and fundamental understanding of a critical gas-surface reaction, nano-oxidation�������¢���������������� from the adsorption of oxygen atoms on the metal surface to the coalescence of the bulk oxide�������¢����������������via coordinated multi-scale theoretical and in situ experimental efforts. Reaching this goal necessitates close collaborations between theorists and experimentalists, and the development and utilization of unique and substantial theoretical and experimental tools. Achievement of this goal will be a major breakthrough in dynamic surface/interface reactions that will dramatically impact several scientific fields. Many of these are of interest to DOE, such as thin films and nanostructures that use oxidation for processing, heteroepitaxy, oxidation and corrosion, environmental stability of nano-devices, catalysis, fuel cells and sensors. The purpose of this specific DOE program was the support for the theoretical effort. Our focus for the first round of funding has been the development of a Kinetic Monte Carlo (KMC) code to simulate the complexities of oxygen interactions with a metal surface. Our primary deliverable is a user-friendly, general and quite versatile KMC program, called Thin Film Oxidation (TFOx). TFOx-2D presently simulates the general behavior of irreversible 2-dimensional nucleation and growth of epitaxial islands on a square or rectangular lattice. The TFOx model explicitly considers a very large range of elementary steps, including deposition, adsorption, dissociation of gas molecules (such as O2), surface diffusion, aggregation, desorption and substrate-mediated indirect interactions between static adatoms. This capability allows for the description of the numerous physical processes involved in nucleation and growth. The large number of possible input parameters used in this program provides a rich environment for the simulation of epitaxial growth or oxidation of thin films. As a first demonstration of the power of TFOx-2D, the input parameters were systematically altered to observe how various physical processes impact morphologies. It was noted that potential gradients, developed to simulate medium-range substrate mediated interactions such as strain, and the probability of an adatom attaching to an island, have the largest effect on island morphologies. Nanorods, and round, square and dendritic shapes have all been observed (see section 2E) which correlate well with experimental observations of the wide range of oxide morphologies produced during in situ oxidation of Cu thin films. The people involved in the development and utilization of TFOx included a post-doc, Dr. Rich McAfee, and a graduate student, Ms. Xuetian Han. Both joined this program in August 2002. Dr. McAfee has been at Brashear Co., in Pittsburgh, PA since June 2004. To allow TFOx to be accessible to the rest of the scientific community, a web-site describing TFOx has been developed: www.tfox.org. No unexpended funds are expected at the completion of the current funding cycle. For in-depth development of the theoretical effort, the Principle Investigator (PI) proposed in the initial grant to collaborate with Dr. Maria Bartelt at Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL). A graduate student, Dr. Guangwen Zhou, was supported within this DOE program for several months, where he was to collaborate with Dr. Bartelt. Unfortunately, Dr. Bartelt became very ill during this time and passed away in 2003. The focus of Dr. Zhou�������¢����������������s thesis work (completed in December, 2003) was the wide

PI: Yang, Judith C., Mechanical Eng. & Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh; Co-PI: McGaughey, Alan, Mechanical Eng., Carnegie Mellon University; Sinnott, Susan and Phillpot, Simon, Materials Science & Eng., University of Florida

2007-09-30

405

Forum Award Lecture: The Marvellous Mr. Gardner  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

James Randi, substituting for Martin Gardner the 1997 Forum Award winner, whose health did not permit him to attend this Award session. The Marvellous Mr. Gardner For twenty-five years, Martin Gardner wrote the Scientific American column, ''Mathematical Puzzles & Diversions." While engaged in this demanding work, he also managed to become the gadfly of pseudo-scientists, crackpots, and outright frauds. His more-than-60 books have served generations of scholars, the merely curious, and serious researchers into esoteric branches of mathematics and "hard" sciences such as physics -- all of whom are astonished to learn that Mr. Gardner has no formal academic status in any of those disciplines. Only a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts divides him from the Unwashed. In spite of this formidible handicap, he has earned the respect of academics and the public, internationally, for his brilliant contributions to the understanding of science and technology. Now ''retired," Martin Gardner turns out ''only two or three" books a year, and shows no signs of decelerating.

Randi, James

1997-04-01

406

First AGU Climate Communication Prize awarded  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Gavin Schmidt, a climate scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and cofounder of the RealClimate blog (http://www.realclimate.org/), received the first AGU Climate Communication Prize at the honors ceremony. The prize recognizes excellence in climate communication as well as the promotion of scientific literacy, clarity of messaging, and efforts to foster respect and understanding for science-based values related to climate change. Sponsored by Nature's Own—a Boulder, Colo.-based company specializing in the sale of minerals, fossils, and decorative stone specimens—the prize comes with a $25,000 cash award. “AGU created this award to raise the visibility of climate change as a critical issue facing the world today, to demonstrate our support for scientists who commit themselves to the effective communication of climate change science, and to encourage more scientists to engage with the public and policy makers on how climate research can contribute to the sustainability of our planet,” said AGU president Michael Mc Phaden. “That's why we are so pleased to recognize Gavin for his dedicated leadership and outstanding scientific achievements. We hope that his work will serve as an inspiration for others.”

McEntee, Christine

2012-02-01

407

48 CFR 1552.217-74 - Option for increased quantity-cost-plus-award-fee contract.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...Option for increased quantity-cost-plus-award-fee contract...Acquisition Regulations System ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY CLAUSES...Option for increased quantityâcost-plus-award-fee contract...insert this contract clause in cost-plus-award-fee...

2011-10-01

408

48 CFR 1552.217-74 - Option for increased quantity-cost-plus-award-fee contract.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Option for increased quantity-cost-plus-award-fee contract...Acquisition Regulations System ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY CLAUSES...Option for increased quantityâcost-plus-award-fee contract...insert this contract clause in cost-plus-award-fee...

2012-10-01

409

40 CFR 303.12 - Criminal violations covered by this award authority.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Criminal violations covered by this award authority...PROGRAMS CITIZEN AWARDS FOR INFORMATION ON CRIMINAL VIOLATIONS UNDER SUPERFUND General § 303.12 Criminal violations covered by this award...

2013-07-01

410

48 CFR 3009.171-3 - Determination of eligibility for award of FPS guard service contracts.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Determination of eligibility for award of FPS guard service contracts. 3009.171-3 ...Determination of eligibility for award of FPS guard service contracts. (a) Contracting...determination of eligibility for award of FPS guard service contracts upon...

2012-10-01

411

48 CFR 3009.171-3 - Determination of eligibility for award of FPS guard service contracts.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...Determination of eligibility for award of FPS guard service contracts. 3009.171-3 ...Determination of eligibility for award of FPS guard service contracts. (a) Contracting...determination of eligibility for award of FPS guard service contracts upon...

2011-10-01

412

48 CFR 242.503-2 - Post-award conference procedure.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-10-01 false Post-award conference procedure. 242.503-2 Section...Orientation 242.503-2 Post-award conference procedure. (a) DD Form 1484, Post-Award Conference Record, may be used in conducting...

2012-10-01

413

34 CFR 662.41 - What are a fellow's responsibilities after the award of a fellowship?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...responsibilities after the award of a fellowship? 662.41 Section 662.41 Education...DOCTORAL DISSERTATION RESEARCH ABROAD FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM Post-award Requirements...responsibilities after the award of a fellowship? As a condition of retaining a...

2013-07-01

414

34 CFR 237.4 - In what amounts are fellowships awarded?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 false In what amounts are fellowships awarded? 237.4 Section 237...DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CHRISTA MCAULIFFE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM General § 237.4 In what amounts are fellowships awarded? (a) Maximum award....

2013-07-01

415

75 FR 48691 - Single Source Cooperative Agreement Award for the World Health Organization (WHO) To Continue...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Source Cooperative Agreement Award for the World Health Organization (WHO) To Continue...Source Cooperative Agreement Award for the World Health Organization (WHO) To Continue...Single Source Continuation Award to the World Health Organization to support the...

2010-08-11

416

42 CFR 63.9 - How may NIH terminate awards?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...Health 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false How may NIH terminate awards? 63.9 Section 63.9 Public Health...FELLOWSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, TRAINING TRAINEESHIPS § 63.9 How may NIH terminate awards? The Director may terminate a...

2011-10-01

417

42 CFR 136.106 - Grant award and evaluation.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Grant award and evaluation. 136.106 Section...HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH Grants for Development, Construction, and Operation...Facilities and Services § 136.106 Grant award and evaluation. (a)...

2011-10-01

418

The Coretta Scott King Awards Book, 1970-1999.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|For 30 years, the Coretta Scott King Awards have honored notable African American authors and illustrators. This volume provides up-to-date information about the Coretta Scott King award books. Celebrating 30 years of African American contributions to children's literature, it serves as a selection tool and teaching resource, in both schools and…

Smith, Henrietta M., Ed.

419

CSR activities in award-winning Thai companies  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – This case-study research aims to examine best CSR practices in four Thai companies that were given CSR awards. The purpose is to report on best practices in CSR in Thailand. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – Four Thai companies that received the best CSR awards from the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) in 2006 were selected. The data were collected through a

Busaya Virakul; Kalayanee Koonmee; Gary N. McLean

2009-01-01

420

12 CFR 747.604 - Standards for award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...counsel for NCUA must show that its position was reasonable in law and in fact. (b) An award will be reduced or denied if...which the applicant's position has been upheld. If such segregation of costs is not practicable, the award may be based on...

2013-01-01

421

7 CFR 1709.113 - Limitations on grant awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Limitations on grant awards. 1709.113 Section 1709.113...ENERGY COST COMMUNITIES RUS High Energy Cost Grant Program § 1709.113 Limitations on grant awards. (a) The Administrator may...

2013-01-01

422

38 CFR 59.70 - Award of grants.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Award of grants. 59.70 Section 59.70 Pensions...DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (CONTINUED) GRANTS TO STATES FOR CONSTRUCTION OR ACQUISITION OF STATE HOMES § 59.70 Award of grants. (a) The Secretary, during...

2013-07-01

423

ASBO International's 1998 Awards for Excellence in Architectural Design.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Announces four certificates of excellence awards for renovated or newly constructed school buildings in Lombard and Elgin, Illinois; Cambridge, Massachusetts; and Houston, Texas. Certificates of merit were awarded schools in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts; Celina, Ohio; and Austin and Houston, Texas. Judges' comments are provided. (MLH)|

School Business Affairs, 1999

1999-01-01

424

Shared Outrage and Erratic Awards: The Psychology of Punitive Damages  

Microsoft Academic Search

An experimental study of punitive damage awards in personal injury cases was conducted, using jury-eligible respondents. There was substantial consensus on judgments of the outrageousness of a defendant's actions and of the appropriate severity of punishment. Judgments of dollar awards made by individuals and synthetic juries were much more erratic. These results are familiar characteristics of judgments made on unbounded

Daniel Kahneman; David Schkade; CASS R. SUNSTEIN

1998-01-01

425

Diffenbaugh Receives 2006 James R. Holton Junior Scientist Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Noah Diffenbaugh received the James R. Holton Junior Scientist Award at the 2006 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Calif. The award recognizes outstanding research contributions by a junior atmospheric scientist within 3 years of his or her Ph.D.

Harshvardhan, G.; Diffenbaugh, Noah

2007-02-01

426

42 CFR 63.5 - How will NIH make awards?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Health 1 2009-10-01 2009-10-01 false How will NIH make awards? 63.5 Section 63.5 Public Health ...INTERNSHIPS, TRAINING TRAINEESHIPS § 63.5 How will NIH make awards? Subject to the regulations of this part,...

2009-10-01

427

Innovations in Continuing Education. 1982 Award-Winning New Programs.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Descriptions are provided of the eight programs selected as award-winning innovations on the basis of universal application and potential for greatest impact for the improvement of continuing education. Each description contains this information: program name, name of principal person, name and institution to whom award would be made, source of…

National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.

428

Major Award Decisionmaking at the National Science Foundation.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The report addresses a small but important set of awards - very large awards for major research facilities, interdisciplinary research centers, and other large-scale research-related activities. The report is based on an 18-month study of the NSF-NSB syst...

1994-01-01

429

12 CFR 263.106 - Measure of awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Rules Regarding Claims Under the Equal Access to Justice Act § 263.106 Measure of awards...highest rate at which the Board pays expert witnesses. An award may...preparation of the applicant's case and not otherwise required by...

2013-01-01

430

14 CFR 14.30 - Payment of award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...PROCEDURAL RULES RULES IMPLEMENTING THE EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT OF 1980 Procedures for Considering...Applications for award grants in cases involving the FAA shall be sent...Washington, DC 20591. The agency will pay the amount awarded to the...

2013-01-01

431

13 CFR 134.618 - How are awards paid?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...ADMINISTRATION RULES OF PROCEDURE GOVERNING CASES BEFORE THE OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act § 134.618 How are awards paid...Denver, CO 80201-0205. SBA will pay you the amount awarded within...

2013-01-01

432

44 CFR 150.6 - Design and procurement of awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Design and procurement of awards. 150.6...TO PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS § 150.6 Design and procurement of awards. (a...Office of the President in regard to the design and procurement of the appropriate...

2011-10-01

433

13 CFR 134.618 - How are awards paid?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act § 134.618 How are awards paid? If you...O. Box 205, Denver, CO 80201-0205. SBA will pay you the amount awarded within 60 days of receipt...

2012-01-01

434

48 CFR 415.570 - Post-award conference.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Post-award conference. 415.570 Section 415.570 Federal...Protests and Mistakes 415.570 Post-award conference. If a postaward conference is necessary, the contracting officer...

2011-10-01

435

Dufek and Rust receive 2010 Hisashi Kuno Award: Citation  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Josef Dufek and Alison Rust each received the Hisashi Kuno Award at the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, held 13-17 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award recognizes “accomplishments of junior scientists who make outstanding contributions to the fields of volcanology, geochemistry, and petrology.”

Ghiorso, Mark S.

2011-07-01

436

Dufek and Rust receive 2010 Hisashi Kuno Award: Response  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Josef Dufek and Alison Rust each received the Hisashi Kuno Award at the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, held 13-17 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award recognizes “accomplishments of junior scientists who make outstanding contributions to the fields of volcanology, geochemistry, and petrology.”

Dufek, Josef

2011-07-01

437

Cornell Police receive statewide award for promoting traffic safety  

Microsoft Academic Search

Cornell has received two Faculty Devel- opment Awards from New York state total- ing nearly $1.5 million. One award is to recruit a nanotechnology expert to develop new ways to deliver drugs to patients; the other is to support a nanotechnology re- searcher at Cornell in identifying bio- markers for Alz- heimer's disease. Gov. George E. Pataki said that Cor-

Frank DiMeo; Jane B. Reece

438

Reputation Eff ects in Gold Glove Award Voting  

Microsoft Academic Search

Reputation effects have been thought to influence how candidates in an election are viewed by the electorate. Using data from Major League Baseball, I attempt to quantify the effect that reputation plays in voting for the Gold Glove award. While the award is designed to reflect current-year defensive accomplishments, two other hypotheses have been suggested to explain voting behavior. The

Arthur Zillante

439

Innovations in Continuing Education. 1981 Award-Winning New Programs.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Descriptions are provided of the six programs selected as award-winning innovations on the basis of universal application and potential for greatest impact for the improvement of continuing education. Each description contains this information: program name, name of principal person, name and institution to whom award would be made, source of…

National Univ. Continuing Education Association, Washington, DC.

440

Alik Ismail-Zadeh Receives 2009 International Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Alik Ismail-Zadeh received the AGU International Award at the Joint Assembly, held 26 May 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The award honors "an individual scientist or a small team for making an outstanding contribution to furthering the Earth and space sciences and using our science for the benefit of society in less favored nations."

Beer, Tom; Ismail-Zadeh, Alik

2009-07-01

441

Gaur receives 2001 Edward A. Flinn III Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Vinod K. Gaur received the Edward A. Flinn III Award at the 2001 Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony on 12 December in San Francisco, California. The award is for individuals who personify the Union's motto, "unselfish cooperation in research" through their facilitating, coordinating, and implementing activities.

Molnar, Peter; Gaur, Vinod K.

442

deKieffer International Fellowship Award Receives Endowment  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The AECT International Division held its 22nd annual dinner and auction on November 6, 2008 in Orlando, Florida. During this event it was announced that the "ect" Foundation is now the recipient of a $10,000 endowment intended to further enhance the annual monetary award of the Robert E. deKieffer International Fellowship Award. The gift was made…

Cornell, Dick

2009-01-01

443

Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Differences in Postsecondary Financial Aid Awards.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|Presents a decomposition technique for a Tobit regression model that shows the effect of the independent variables on (1) the amount of financial-aid awards to those receiving aid; and (2) the probability of receiving aid for those who did not receive aid. Contributes to a clearer understanding of the effects of selected factors on awards. (20…

Boschung, Milla D.; Sharpe, Deanna L.; Abdel-Ghany, Mohamed

1998-01-01

444

48 CFR 9.205 - Opportunity for qualification before award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Opportunity for qualification before award. 9...Qualifications Requirements 9.205 Opportunity for qualification before award...which a request for the information and opportunity described in 9.202(a)(2)...

2012-10-01

445

48 CFR 9.205 - Opportunity for qualification before award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Opportunity for qualification before award. 9...Qualifications Requirements 9.205 Opportunity for qualification before award...which a request for the information and opportunity described in 9.202(a)(2)...

2011-10-01

446

Kelly D. Brownell: Award for Distinguished Scientific Applications of Psychology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents a short biography of Kelly D. Brownwell, winner of the American Psychological Association's Award for Distinguished Scientific Applications of Psychology (2012). He won the award for outstanding contributions to our understanding of the etiology and management of obesity and the crisis it poses for the modern world. A seminal thinker in…

American Psychologist, 2012

2012-01-01

447

Creativity Marks the 2009 Effective and Innovative Practices Award Winners  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|APPA's Effective & Innovative Practices Award continues to highlight an ever-growing list of creative and practical programs and processes that enhance and transform service delivery, lower costs, increase productivity, improve customer service, generate revenue, or otherwise benefit an educational institution. The five 2009 award-winning entries…

Jackson, Charles A.; Lentz, Laurie D.; Plant, Frederick W.; Rowley, Shawna; List, Daniel

2009-01-01

448

Manduca Receives 2004 Excellence in Geophysical Education Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Cathryn A. Manduca received the Excellence in Geophysical Education Award at the AGU Joint Assembly Honors Ceremony, which was held on 19 May 2004 in Montreal, Canada. The award honors ``a sustained commitment to excellence in geophysical education by a team, individual, or group.''

Mogk, David; MacDonald, Heather

2004-06-01

449

William C. Patzert Receives 2010 Athelstan Spilhaus Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

William C. Patzert received the Athelstan Spilhaus Award at the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 15 December 2010 in San Francisco, Calif. The award honors “individuals who have devoted portions of their lives to expressing the excitement, significance, and beauty of the Earth and space sciences to the general public.”

Van Woert, Michael; Patzert, Bill

2011-04-01

450

TEAMS Award Winners Honored at AASL in Reno, Nevada  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

At the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) conference in Reno, Linworth Publishing and Thomson/Gale announced the winners of the third annual TEAMS awards. TEAMS stands for TEachers And Media Specialists influencing student achievement. The award recognizes the critical collaboration between teachers and media specialists in promoting…

Simpson, Carol

2008-01-01

451

7 CFR 3400.20 - Grantee review prior to award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Grantee review prior to award. 3400.20 Section 3400...SPECIAL RESEARCH GRANTS PROGRAM Peer and Merit Review Arranged by Grantees § 3400.20 Grantee review prior to award. (a) Review...

2013-01-01

452

48 CFR 1819.7208 - Award Fee Pilot Program.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...1819.7208 Award Fee Pilot Program. (a) Mentors will...Active participation in the Program; (2) The amount and quality...businesses and others; (4) Success of the protégés in increasing... (d) The Award Fee Pilot Program is an addition to the...

2011-10-01

453

48 CFR 1819.7208 - Award Fee Pilot Program.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...1819.7208 Award Fee Pilot Program. (a) Mentors will...Active participation in the Program; (2) The amount and quality...businesses and others; (4) Success of the protégés in increasing... (d) The Award Fee Pilot Program is an addition to the...

2012-10-01

454

Pathophysiology of the thalassemias. The Albion Walter Hewlett Award presentation.  

PubMed Central

The Albion Walter Hewlett Award (named for Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Stanford Department of Medicine 1916-1925) recognizes a role model, accomplished in discovery of the biological sciences and at the same time a consummate and compassionate physician. In introductory remarks, Dr. Stanley L. Schrier, Professor of Medicine (Hematology), the tenth recipient of the Award, indicated that the person so identified is no longer a viable model in academic medicine. The loss of this sort of person is serious because this appropriately trained physician-investigator was uniquely positioned to study pathophysiology, defined as the processes by which disordered biology produces disease. He used his own studies on the clinical manifestations of the thalassemias to clarify what he meant by pathophysiology. Thus he and his colleagues first defined membrane material properties of alpha and beta thalassemic RBC membranes and the states of hydration of alpha and beta thalassemic RBC and found them to be strikingly divergent. The biochemical counterparts of these alterations proved to be the accumulation of the excess unmatched partially oxidized globin chains on the membrane skeleton. In vitro studies with chemical oxidants selectively oxidized alpha and beta globin chains which then attached to the RBC membrane skeleton and reproduced the membrane material properties characteristic of beta and alpha thalassemia respectively. Many of these alterations had occurred prior to the reticulocyte stage so that pursuit of pathophysiology shifted to studies of marrow erythroid precursors, and it was shown that in beta thalassemia major there was accelerated programmed cell death as well as defective assembly of the membrane skeleton. Images Figure 1. Figure 2. Figure 3. Figure 4. Figure 5. Figure 6. Figure 7. Figure 8.

Schrier, S L

1997-01-01

455

Final Technical Report  

SciTech Connect

The Center of Excellence for Hazardous Materials Management award was used to establish the organization and initiate investigations of hazardous waste issues along the U.S.-Mexico border. Scientific investigations conducted during the execution of this grant contributed significant data and established new sampling protocols to the dimension, frequency and severity of hazardous materials (e.g., heavy metals) along the U.S.-Mexico border. Additionally, new protocols and assessments with distinct Homeland Security implications were embedded thus establishing a baseline that will be significant for related investigations in the future.

Lynn, Douglas C.; Restani, Marco, Ph.D

2009-12-28

456

2 CFR 176.210 - Award term-Recovery Act transactions listed in Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards and...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...2010-01-01 false Award term-Recovery Act transactions listed in Schedule...THAT INCLUDE FUNDS UNDER THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009, PUBLIC...Single Audit Information for Recipients of Recovery Act Funds § 176.210 Award...

2010-01-01

457

Pallava Bagla Receives David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism-News  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Pallava Bagla received the David Perlman Award at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 15 December 2010 in San Francisco, Calif. Bagla was honored for two articles. “No sign yet of Himalayan meltdown, Indian report finds,” published in Science, explores dissent among glaciologists about a prediction that Himalayan glaciers would imminently disappear. “Himalayan glaciers melting deadline ‘a mistake,’” published by BBC News, investigates the possibility that the controversial prediction resulted from a typographical error.

Stone, Richard; Bagla, Pallava

2011-03-01

458

Roberta Kwok Receives Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism-Features  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Roberta Kwok received the Walter Sullivan Award at the AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held on 15 December 2010 in San Francisco, Calif. Kwok was honored for “The rock that fell to Earth,” published in the journal Nature, which recounts the first space-to-ground tracking of a tiny asteroid that struck Earth. Kwok's story brings to life the drama of the asteroid's belated detection in space, its plunge through Earth's atmosphere, and, finally, the recovery of its remnants from the desert in Sudan.

Monastersky, Rich; Kwok, Roberta

2011-03-01

459

The Significance of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) as Key Competencies for Human Resource Business Professionals  

Microsoft Academic Search

Human Resource managers are being urged to broaden their business competencies toward the strategic creation of organizational value and goal attainment. These business competencies have been identified in the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) as key competencies for business professionals. This study explores Human Resource executives' (HREs) perceptions of necessary business competencies and investigates their views about creating organizational

Catherine E. Giunta

460

FY 1988 Research Proposal and Award Activities by Predominantly Undergraduate Institutions. National Science Foundation Report 90-36.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

|The study compared proposal and award data on investigators from predominantly undergraduate institutions (PUIs) with that of non-PUI institutions, called "research competitive universities" (RCUs). A total of 21,040 research proposals from academic institutions, which were competitively reviewed and decided in Fiscal Year 1988 by the National…

National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

461

Catalli, Sundberg receive Mineral and Rock Physics Graduate Research Awards  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Krystle Catalli and Marshall Sundberg have been awarded the 2010 Mineral and Rock Physics Graduate Research Award, given annually to one or more promising young scientists for outstanding contributions achieved during their Ph.D. research. Recipients of this award are engaged in experimental and/or theoretical studies of Earth and planetary materials with the purpose of unraveling the physics and chemistry that govern their origin and physical properties. Catalli's thesis is entitled “The effect of trivalent cation substitution on the major lower mantle silicates.” Sundberg's thesis is entitled “Chemical interactions amongst phases during diffusion creep: Applications to the Earth's upper mantle.”

2011-05-01

462

12 CFR 1203.20 - Filing and service of the application for award and related papers.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...of the application for award and related papers. 1203.20 Section 1203.20 Banks...of the application for award and related papers. (a) An application for an award...b) An application for award and other papers related to the proceedings on the...

2012-01-01

463

The Kentucky School-Based Performance Award Program: School-Level Effects  

Microsoft Academic Search

This study examines the implementation of the Kentucky school-based performance award program in 16 elementary, middle, and high schools in the fall of 1996. Distinct differences were found between award- and non award-winning schools. Alignment of school goals and resources, including curriculum, professional development, and principal leadership were key enabling conditions associated with award schools. The state intervention strategy for

Carolyn Kelley

1998-01-01

464

13 CFR 119.6 - What are the minimum and maximum amounts for an award?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...during the first year of the award, subject to the availability of funds. (b) There is no minimum grant award for Research and Development or Discretionary Grants...receive in any fiscal year from a single award or multiple awards, under...

2012-01-01

465

76 FR 3638 - Nominations Requested for the 2011 Healthy Living Innovation Awards  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Requested for the 2011 Healthy Living Innovation Awards AGENCY: Office of the Assistant...organizations to receive the 2011 Healthy Living Innovation Awards. The Awards are a part of Secretary...Health Service Act. The Healthy Living Innovation Awards will identify and...

2011-01-20

466

32 CFR 37.1045 - To whom must I send copies of the award document?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...transfer (EFT). (b) Office you designate to administer the TIA. You are strongly encouraged to delegate post-award administration...sheet or first page of the award document that the award is a TIA, to help the post-award administrator distinguish it...

2013-07-01

467

An Empirical Analysis of the Social Security Disability Application, Appeal, and Award Process  

Microsoft Academic Search

We provide an empirical analysis of the Social Security disability application, award, and appeal process using the Health and Retirement Survey. We show that the appeal option increases the award probability from 46\\\\% to 73\\\\%. However, this comes at the cost of significant delays: the duration between application and award is over three times longer for those who are awarded

Hugo Benitez-Silva; Moshe Buchinsky; Hiu-Man Chan; John Rust; Sofia Sheivasser

1997-01-01

468

EDITORIAL: MST Best Paper Award for 2004  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

For the last 13 years, Measurement Science and Technology has awarded a Best Paper prize. The Editorial Board of the journal believes that such a prize is an opportunity to thank authors for submitting their work, and serves as an integral part of the on-going quality review of the journal. An Editorial Board working party, comprising Patrick Gill (Chairman), David Birch and Ralph Tatam undertook the task of selecting as Best Paper 2004 a single contributed paper describing new and significant work, well aligned with the measurement scope of the journal, and presented in clear and rigorous form. They received a number of recommendations from the Editorial and International Advisory Board Members, and they would like to record their thanks to the Members for these recommendations, as they form an all-important first stage in the assessment process. There were responses from some five Board Members. In total, there were 16 papers nominated, plus another six from the working party. All these papers had quality ratings of 2 or higher from the referees, and note was also taken of the total electronic accesses for those papers subsequently short-listed. Review Articles, and papers that included a Board Member as an author, were automatically excluded. From the submitted nominations and working party deliberations, a short list of two papers was drawn up. The winning paper was then selected on the totality of criteria. Thus the paper recommended by the working party for the MST Best Paper Award for 2004 is: 'Adsorptive pressure-sensitive coatings on porous anodised aluminium' by Masaharu Kameda, Norikazu Tezuka, Tomohiro Hangai, Keisuke Asai, Kazuyuki Nakakita and Yutaka Amao, 15 489-500 (2004) This paper describes a novel pressure sensor based on a luminescent coating applied to a porous anodized aluminium layer, with application to the measurement of fluctuating pressures on short timescales with high spatial resolution. The research has particular application to pressure and flow measurements on aircraft structures in wind tunnels. The luminescence from the molecular sensor can be quenched by oxygen, giving a luminescence intensity inversely proportional to quencher concentration and hence air pressure. Quenching occurs on the 10 µs timescale, allowing use in unsteady pressure measurement situations. The paper is well organized and clearly written, with a good introduction to the principle of the sensor technique and its application, together with a clear description of the techniques needed to produce good sensitivity by means of luminophore adsorption to enhanced surface area offered by porous anodized aluminium. The paper considers theoretical aspects of the sensor time response, both in respect of luminescence lifetime and also gas permeation in a micropore. The experimental responses for two types of pressure fluctuation are presented. These include a pressure-jump apparatus by means of a fast opening valve on the millisecond timescale, and a shock tube system capable of microsecond resolution using a CCD array. In addition, coating intensity versus pressure and temperature relations, together with photodegradation, have been studied. Thus the paper reports a good combination of multidisciplinary activities necessary to develop and test a simple sensor capable of widespread application. The paper cites up-to-date references to prior art, has a good quality rating from the referees and significant downloads. We therefore recommend this paper for the MST 2004 Best Paper Award. The paper that came a close second was 'Micromachined strain gauges for the determination of liquid flow friction coefficients in microchannels' by R Baviere and F Ayela, 15 377-383 (2004)

Gill, Patrick

2005-12-01

469

42 CFR 136.313 - Evaluation and grant awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...Improvement Act Programs Subdivision J-2-Health Professions Recruitment Program for Indians § 136.313 Evaluation and grant...acting through the Service, may award health professions recruitment grants to those eligible applicants whose proposed...

2011-10-01

470

42 CFR 136.313 - Evaluation and grant awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Improvement Act Programs Subdivision J-2-Health Professions Recruitment Program for Indians § 136.313 Evaluation and grant...acting through the Service, may award health professions recruitment grants to those eligible applicants whose proposed...

2012-10-01

471

42 CFR 56.504 - Grant evaluation and award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Health 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Grant evaluation and award. 56.504 Section 56.504...HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS GRANTS FOR MIGRANT HEALTH SERVICES Grants for Planning...

2012-10-01

472

42 CFR 56.604 - Grant evaluation and award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Health 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Grant evaluation and award. 56.604 Section 56.604...HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS GRANTS FOR MIGRANT HEALTH SERVICES Grants for Operating...

2012-10-01

473

42 CFR 52a.6 - Information about grant awards.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... 2011-10-01 false Information about grant awards. 52a.6 Section 52a.6 Public...DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CENTER GRANTS § 52a.6 Information about grant...

2011-10-01

474

42 CFR 56.704 - Grant evaluation and award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...Health 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Grant evaluation and award. 56.704 Section 56.704...HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS GRANTS FOR MIGRANT HEALTH SERVICES Grants for Technical...

2011-10-01

475

NASA Awards Aircraft Maintenance Pact to Computer Sciences Corp  

NASA Website

NASA has awarded a follow-on contract to Computer Sciences Corp.'s Applied Technology Group of Fort Worth, Texas, to support the agency's aircraft used for astronaut training, flight research and mission and program support.

476

48 CFR 914.407-4 - Mistakes after award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... 914.407-4 Section 914.407-4 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACTING METHODS AND CONTRACT TYPES SEALED BIDDING Opening of Bids and Award of Contract 914.407-4 Mistakes after...

2012-10-01

477

48 CFR 914.407-4 - Mistakes after award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... 914.407-4 Section 914.407-4 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONTRACTING METHODS AND CONTRACT TYPES SEALED BIDDING Opening of Bids and Award of Contract 914.407-4 Mistakes after...

2011-10-01

478

NSF's Paperless Proposal and Award System - Next Steps  

NSF Publications Database

Title: NSF?s Paperless Proposal and Award System ?- Next Steps Date: September 11, 2000 National ... www.fastlane.nsf.gov for supplemental information and guidance on the use of the FastLane system ...

479

NIJ (National Institute of Justice) Awards in Fiscal Year 1994.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The awards made by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) in fiscal year 1994 to support research, development, evaluation, training, and dissemination in criminal justice are presented in this Research in Brief. The list includes grants, interagency agr...

1995-01-01

480

Schmittner Receives 2006 Ocean Sciences Early Career Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Andreas Schmittner received the Ocean Sciences Early Career Award at the 2006 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Calif., in recognition of significant contributions to and promise in the ocean sciences.

Mix, Alan C.; Schmittner, Andreas

2007-03-01

481

Benitez-Nelson Receives 2006 Ocean Sciences Early Career Award  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Claudia Benitez-Nelson received the AGU Ocean Sciences Early Career Award at the 2006 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Calif., in recognition of significant contributions to and promise in the ocean sciences.

Thunell, Robert; Benitez-Nelson, Claudia

2007-03-01

482

Thomas Schmugge Awarded 2006 Robert E. Horton Medal  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Thomas Schmugge was awarded the Robert E. Horton Medal at the AGU Fall Meeting honors ceremony, which was held on 13 December 2006 in San Francisco, Calif. The medal recognizes outstanding contributions to hydrology.

Brutsaert, Wilfried H.; Schmugge, Thomas

2007-01-01

483

10 CFR 452.6 - Incentive award terms and limitations.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... PRODUCTION INCENTIVES FOR CELLULOSIC BIOFUELS § 452.6 Incentive award terms and...this section, an eligible cellulosic biofuels producer selected to receive an...operation of its eligible cellulosic biofuels production facility. (b)...

2013-01-01

484

43 CFR 3141.7 - Award of lease.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR MINERALS MANAGEMENT (3000) LEASING IN SPECIAL TAR SAND AREAS Leasing in Special Tar Sand Areas § 3141.7 Award of lease. After determining the highest responsible qualified...

2012-10-01

485

Abstracts of Awards for SBIR/STTR -- FY 96  

NSF Publications Database

... Science Foundation SBIR Small Business Innovation Research Program Directorate for Engineering ... Industrial Innovation ABSTRACTS OF AWARDS FOR SBIR Phase I and II STTR Phase I NSF 97-151 (Replaces ...

486

42 CFR 63.5 - How will NIH make awards?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...63.5 Section 63.5 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FELLOWSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, TRAINING TRAINEESHIPS § 63.5 How will NIH make awards? Subject to the regulations of this part, the...

2011-10-01

487

42 CFR 63.5 - How will NIH make awards?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...63.5 Section 63.5 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FELLOWSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, TRAINING TRAINEESHIPS § 63.5 How will NIH make awards? Subject to the regulations of this part, the...

2012-10-01

488

42 CFR 63.9 - How may NIH terminate awards?  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...63.9 Section 63.9 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES FELLOWSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, TRAINING TRAINEESHIPS § 63.9 How may NIH terminate awards? The Director may terminate a traineeship at any...

2012-10-01

489

48 CFR 335.070-4 - Contract award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...organization's ability or willingness to cost-share. Contracting Officers shall make awards primarily on the contractor's competence and only after adequate competition has been obtained among large and small business organizations, whenever possible. An...

2011-10-01

490

48 CFR 3035.008 - Evaluation for award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...Evaluation for award. 3035.008 Section 3035.008 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, HOMELAND SECURITY ACQUISITION REGULATION (HSAR) SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT...

2011-10-01

491

44 CFR 150.5 - Joint Public Safety Awards Board.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Safety Awards Board (Joint Board) is hereby...process with the Executive Office of the President. The Joint Board shall consist...employee shall act as Executive Secretary of the...Training and Fire Programs of FEMA....

2009-10-01

492

44 CFR 150.5 - Joint Public Safety Awards Board.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Safety Awards Board (Joint Board) is hereby...process with the Executive Office of the President. The Joint Board shall consist...employee shall act as Executive Secretary of the...Training and Fire Programs of FEMA....

2010-10-01

493

45 CFR 650.6 - Awards not primarily for research.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...not primarily for research. 650.6 Section...Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION PATENTS...not primarily for research. (a) Awards...travel and conference grants. (b) NSF...not particular research. Therefore...Rights The National Science Foundation...

2012-10-01

494

28 CFR 301.314 - Establishing the amount of award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...of weeks of compensation applicable...members or organs (section 8107...the amount of compensation. Awards regarding...members or organs covered under...the claim for compensation. (2) For body members or organs not...

2013-07-01

495

28 CFR 301.314 - Establishing the amount of award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...of weeks of compensation applicable...members or organs (section 8107...the amount of compensation. Awards regarding...members or organs covered under...the claim for compensation. (2) For body members or organs not...

2010-07-01

496

48 CFR 825.205 - Post-award determinations.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... 825.205 Section 825.205 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS SOCIOECONOMIC PROGRAMS FOREIGN ACQUISITION Buy American Act-Construction Materials 825.205 Post-award...

2012-10-01

497

48 CFR 825.205 - Post-award determinations.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... 825.205 Section 825.205 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS SOCIOECONOMIC PROGRAMS FOREIGN ACQUISITION Buy American Act-Construction Materials 825.205 Post-award...

2011-10-01

498

14 CFR 1262.310 - Payment of award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Space NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT IN AGENCY PROCEEDINGS Procedures for Considering...Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546. (b) The Agency will pay the amount awarded to the applicant within 60...

2012-01-01

499

12 CFR 1203.29 - Payment of award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY ORGANIZATION AND OPERATIONS EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT Procedures for Filing and Consideration of the Application...G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. FHFA must pay the amount awarded to the applicant within 60 days...

2012-01-01

500

47 CFR 1.1530 - Payment of award.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... Grants by Random Selection Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) in Agency Proceedings Procedures for Considering...court's order directing payment. The Commission will pay the amount awarded to the applicant unless...

2012-10-01