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  1. Chris Christiansen and the Chris Cross

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Orchiston, Wayne; Mathewson, Don

    2009-03-01

    The Chris Cross was the world's first crossed-grating interferometer, and was the brainchild of orte of Australia's foremost radio astronomers, W.N. (Chris) Christiansen, from the CSIRO's Division of Radiophysics in Sydney. Inspired by the innovative and highly-successful E-W and N-S solar grating arrays that he constructed at Potts Hill (Sydney) in the early 1950s, Christiansen sited the Chris Cross at the Division's Fleurs field station near Sydney, and from 1957 to 1988 it provided two-dimensional maps of solar radio emission at 1423 MHz. In 1960 an 18m parabolic antenna was installed adjacent to the Chris Cross array, and when used with the Chris Cross formed the Southern Hemisphere's first high-resolution compound interferometer. A survey of discrete radio sources was carried out with this radio telescope. The Division of Radiophysics handed the Fleurs field station over to the School of Engineering at the University of Sydney in 1963, and Christiansen and his colleagues from the Department of Electrical Engineering proceeded to develop the Chris Cross into the Fleurs Synthesis Telescope (FST) by adding six stand-alone 13.7m parabolic antennas. The FST was used for detailed studies of large radio galaxies, supernova remnants and emission nebulae. The FST was closed down in 1988, and antennas in the original Chris Cross array quickly began to deteriorate. A number of individual antennas in the central part of the array received a new lease of life in 1991 when they were refurbished by staff and students from the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Universityy of Western Sydney, but this only proved to be a temporary reprieve as even these aerials were bulldozed by the landowner in 2004, bringing to an untimely end one of the world's most remarkable radio telescopes.

  2. Cyclone Chris Hits Australia

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    2002-01-01

    This false-color image shows Cyclone Chris shortly after it hit Australia's northwestern coast on February 6, 2002. This scene was acquired by the Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS), flying aboard NASA's Terra satellite. (Please note that this scene has not been reprojected.) Cyclone Chris is one of the most powerful storms ever to hit Australia. Initially, the storm contained wind gusts of up to 200 km per hour (125 mph), but shortly after making landfall it weakened to a Category 4 storm. Meteorologists expect the cyclone to weaken quickly as it moves further inland.

  3. Philadelphia Eagles Honor NASA Astronaut Chris Ferguson

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    NASA astronaut Chris Ferguson returned to his hometown on Nov. 7 to serve as the Philadelphia Eagles' Honorary Captain during the NFL's "Monday Night Football" game. The Eagles hosted the Chicago B...

  4. Close Shave for Astronaut Chris Cassidy

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    Using a hair trimmer and a vacuum aboard the International Space Station, Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy gives himself a serious haircut in preparation for the arrival of fellow Expedition 36 crewma...

  5. Cupola Corner 1 - Conversation With Chris Ferguson

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    Atlantis Commander Chris Ferguson joined Expedition 28 Flight Engineer Ron Garan in the International Space Station cupola for some conversation about the space shuttle, and how the astronauts can ...

  6. OBITUARY Chris Beling, 1955-2010

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    Coleman, P. G.

    2011-01-01

    This short tribute to Chris Beling, who died in July 2010 at the age of 54, is written on behalf of all members of the positron research community, by whom he was much loved and admired. Obituary Picture 1 Chris Beling, a much respected and admired member of the positron research community who was a familiar face at SLOPOS and other positron conferences over the past three decades, suffered heart failure as he swam out to rescue his younger brother Jeremy while holidaying in his home town of Paignton, in the southwest of England, on June 18 2010. Chris gained a first-class honours degree in physics at Keble College, Oxford, in 1977, and his PhD in Radiation Physics from the University of London in 1981. His postdoctoral research, performed with Alan Smith at St Bart's Medical College in London, focussed on positron studies of liquids [1]. His appointment as a lecturer at University College London in 1983 marked the beginning of his research involving positron beams [2] which was to continue for the rest of his life. In 1987 he moved to the University of Hong Kong (HKU), where he became professor of physics in 2007, working with Professor Steve Fung (with whom he studied at Oxford) and later with Francis Ling. During his 23 years in Hong Kong Chris developed his research interests, concentrating principally on positron beam studies of semiconductors [3]. His brother Jeremy commented that 'moving to Hong Kong was the making of Chris; he found love and happiness'. Chris's research interests reflected the deep intellectual interest he had in his work. He maintained a strong interest in developing the capabilities of positron beam systems - initially by proposing models for field-assisted moderators to increase slow positron yields [4] and later by constructing a hybrid magnetic/electrostatic beam [5] and scanning annihilation spectroscopy [6], among other imaginative advances. His interests in semiconductor physics led him to develop a positron technique analogous to

  7. STS-100 Crew Interview: Chris Hadfield

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    2001-01-01

    STS-100 Mission Specialist Chris Hadfield is seen being interviewed. He answers questions about his inspiration to become an astronaut and his career path. He gives details on the mission's goals and significance, the rendezvous and docking of Endeavour with the International Space Station (ISS), the mission's spacewalks, and installation and capabilities of the Space Station robotic arm, UHF antenna, and Rafaello Logistics Module. Hadfield then discusses his views about space exploration as it becomes an international collaboration.

  8. Chris' Story: A Novice's Journey toward Successful Retention

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    Schmidt, Margaret

    2005-01-01

    This case study examines the growth of Chris, a novice string teacher who, after two years of near-failing evaluations, successfully received tenure following his third year of teaching. Observations and interviews with Chris and his supervisors and mentors provided varied perspectives on his progress. Improvement came during the third year, when…

  9. 5Q4: Chris Edwards - Child Presence Sensor

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    Five Questions For (5Q4) Chris Edwards, NASA engineer who was the team lead of a group that invented a child presence sensor designed to alert parents if they've inadvertently left their child in h...

  10. Meet EPA Scientist Chris Weaver, Ph.D.

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    EPA scientist Dr. Chris Weaver’s research focuses on climate change science, especially evaluating the specific risks global change poses to air quality, water quality, human health, and ecosystems.

  11. Response Manual for Combating Spills of Floating Hazardous CHRIS chemicals

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1989-01-01

    No HYDROGEN SULFIDE HDS Yes HYDROQUINONE HDQ No 2 - HYDROXYETHYL ACRYLATE HAI No HYDROXYLAMINE HDA No xvi Classification of CHRIS Chemicals CHRIS...Acetate C SAE-30 Oil A Ethyl Alcohol A Salt Water (25%) B Fertilizer Solution A Sea Water A # 2 Fuel Oil A Sodium Acetate Solutions T #6 Fuel Oil A... ACRYLAMIDE AAM No ACRYLIC ACID ACR No ACRYLONITRILE ACN No ADIPIC ACID ADA No ADIPONITRILE ADN Yes ALDRIN ALD No ALKYLBENZENESULFONIC ACIDS ABS No ALLYL

  12. Fire Scars Area Estimation Using CHRIS PROBA Satellite Data

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    Filchev, Lachezar; Dimitrov, Petar

    2013-12-01

    The dawn of 21st century is marked by severe and unpredictable natural and man - made hazards and disasters linked as to climate change as to human impact on environment. To study their effects on natural landscapes and protected areas it is important to perform, in some restrict regime protected areas, a continuous monitoring. Earth observation by satellites is one of the most promising instruments for this as it has the necessary time, spatial, and spectral resolution for this as well as it provides for non-contact estimation of the overall condition of the environment. This study presents preliminary results of fire scars area estimation on the territory of Bistrishko Branishte UNESCO Man and Biosphere (MAB) reserve in Vitosha Mountain, Bulgaria using CHRIS/PROBA satellite data. During the summer and early autumn of 2012 CHRIS/PROBA instrument was tasked to perform a series of acquisitions with a view to study the vegetation structure. The study uses two CHRIS/PROBA scenes acquired subsequently on 22 June 2012 and on 28 September 2012. The wildfire, which effects are studied, took place during the first two weeks of July 2012. After it was settled the second acquisition of CHRIS/PROBA instrument made possible the analysis of the post fire situation. The methods used for the study are the standard methods for image change detection based on spectral data employed in ENVI software (Academic license). In order to perform the change detection, the CHRIS/PROBA source data was geometrically and atmospherically corrected as well as co-registered. The multi angle product of CHRIS/PROBA Mode 1, consisting of 5 images, was used to check to what extent the five viewing angles affect the area estimation of the fire scars in the mountainous area following same procedures. The results from the analysis shown that almost 60 hectares from the coniferous vegetation (dead and healthy tree stands) were devastated by the wildfire.

  13. Chris Woodhead: A New Champion of Eugenic Theories

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    Chitty, Clyde

    2009-01-01

    Eugenic Theories are clearly alive and well in present-day society--or this is at least true of those theories relating to the passing on of abilities and talents from one generation to the next. This depressing thought was prompted by a reading of Chris Woodhead's latest book "A Desolation of Learning."

  14. Emerging Perspectives on Editorial Ethics: An Interview with Chris Higgins

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    Jackson, Liz

    2017-01-01

    Chris Higgins took on the roles of Editor of "Educational Theory," and Editor-in-Chief of the "Philosophy of Education Yearbook" published by the Philosophy of Education Society, in 2013, after having been an Associate Editor and Book Review Editor for "Educational Theory" for six years. Higgins worked closely with…

  15. Resistance and Resilience in a Life Full of Professionals and Labels: Narrative Snapshots of Chris

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    Van Hove, Geert; Gabel, Susan L.; De Schauwer, Elisabeth; Mortier, Kathleen; Van Loon, Jos; Loots, Gerrit; Devlieger, Patrick; Roets, Griet; Claes, Lien

    2012-01-01

    In this article, the authors relate the life of Chris through narrative snapshots. Chris asked the authors to tell her story. They decided that it could be used to provide an insight into the different ways people with labels are confronted with professional practices and rituals. Although Chris lived a "tough life," her story is full of…

  16. Sub pixel location identification using super resolved multilooking CHRIS data

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    Sahithi, V. S.; Agrawal, S.

    2014-11-01

    CHRIS /Proba is a multiviewing hyperspectral sensor that monitors the earth in five different zenith angles +55°, +36°, nadir, -36° and -55° with a spatial resolution of 17 m and within a spectral range of 400-1050 nm in mode 3. These multiviewing images are suitable for constructing a super resolved high resolution image that can reveal the mixed pixel of the hyperspectral image. In the present work, an attempt is made to find the location of various features constituted within the 17m mixed pixel of the CHRIS image using various super resolution reconstruction techniques. Four different super resolution reconstruction techniques namely interpolation, iterative back projection, projection on to convex sets (POCS) and robust super resolution were tried on the -36, nadir and +36 images to construct a super resolved high resolution 5.6 m image. The results of super resolution reconstruction were compared with the scaled nadir image and bicubic convoluted image for comparision of the spatial and spectral property preservance. A support vector machine classification of the best super resolved high resolution image was performed to analyse the location of the sub pixel features. Validation of the obtained results was performed using the spectral unmixing fraction images and the 5.6 m classified LISS IV image.

  17. 33 CFR 100.916 - Chris Craft Silver Cup Races, Algonac, MI.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Chris Craft Silver Cup Races, Algonac, MI. 100.916 Section 100.916 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY REGATTAS AND MARINE PARADES SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS § 100.916 Chris Craft Silver...

  18. 33 CFR 100.916 - Chris Craft Silver Cup Races, Algonac, MI.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 1 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Chris Craft Silver Cup Races, Algonac, MI. 100.916 Section 100.916 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY REGATTAS AND MARINE PARADES SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS § 100.916 Chris Craft Silver...

  19. 33 CFR 100.916 - Chris Craft Silver Cup Races, Algonac, MI.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Chris Craft Silver Cup Races, Algonac, MI. 100.916 Section 100.916 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY REGATTAS AND MARINE PARADES SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS § 100.916 Chris Craft Silver...

  20. 33 CFR 100.916 - Chris Craft Silver Cup Races, Algonac, MI.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 1 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Chris Craft Silver Cup Races, Algonac, MI. 100.916 Section 100.916 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY REGATTAS AND MARINE PARADES SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS § 100.916 Chris Craft Silver...

  1. 33 CFR 100.916 - Chris Craft Silver Cup Races, Algonac, MI.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Chris Craft Silver Cup Races, Algonac, MI. 100.916 Section 100.916 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY REGATTAS AND MARINE PARADES SAFETY OF LIFE ON NAVIGABLE WATERS § 100.916 Chris Craft Silver...

  2. What Educators Can Learn from Chris Zajac: Observations on "Among Schoolchildren."

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    Horton, Lowell

    1990-01-01

    Reviews Tracy Kidder's latest bestseller, an engaging account of the daily experiences of one fifth grade teacher and her students in a deteriorating neighborhood in a rustbelt community. Teacher Chris Zajac is a pragmatist with little time for esoteric learning theory. Although Chris is warm, caring, and skillful, her school is not meeting…

  3. When Chris Becomes Courtney: Preparing a Pre-K-8 School Community for a Transgendering Student

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    Peterman, John

    2010-01-01

    In this article, the author shares a story about Chris who publicly transitioned to Courtney during his eighth grade year. Working with a transgender student would require educators as a community to make many decisions for which they had no road map. They need time to educate the community while respecting Chris's need to express himself as…

  4. Chris Lamb: a visionary leader in plant science.

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    Dixon, Richard A

    2011-01-01

    Christopher John Lamb (1950-2009) made major contributions to the field of plant defense gene activation, particularly through his studies on signal transduction mechanisms. Between 1994 and 2004, he published a series of seminal papers that outlined the involvement of hydrogen peroxide, nitric oxide, lipid transfer proteins, and aspartic proteases as critical components of local and/or systemic resistance during plant-microbe interactions. Prior to this, he had been one of the first to establish the fact that induced defense responses resulted from transcriptional activation of sets of coordinately regulated genes. Chris obtained his B.S and PhD degrees in biochemistry from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, moving to the Botany School at the University of Oxford as a postdoctoral fellow in 1975 and to the Biochemistry Department in Oxford as a Departmental Demonstrator in 1978. He was appointed founding director of the Plant Biology Laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California in 1982, and occupied the last ten years of his life as Director of the John Innes Center, Norwich, United Kingdom. In spite of spending most of his career as a director at two of the world's most prestigious institutes, formal recognition of his achievements came late in life, with election to the Royal Society of London in 2008 and endowment of the honor of Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for his contributions to British plant science by Queen Elizabeth II in 2009. Sadly, Chris did not live to attend the official ceremony at which he would receive his CBE.

  5. Mapping Marine Macroalgae In Case 2 Waters Using CHRIS PROBA

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    Uhl, Florian; Oppelt, Natascha; Bartsch, Inka

    2013-12-01

    Marine macroalgae fulfil an important role in coastal ecosystems providing food and habitat for wildlife. The impacts of climate change and increasing human encroachment exert significant pressures on coastal ecosystems. Monitoring of marine macroalgae communities provides information on the state of habitats and their structural changes. At landscape scale airborne remote sensing became an acknowledged tool to monitor coastal vegetation; for an operational use of macroalgae mapping, however, satellite remote sensing has significant advantages. In this paper, we therefore analyse the performance of three approaches to assess sublitoral macroalgae communities in the turbid coastal waters around the island of Helgoland (North Sea, Germany) using CHRIS/Proba and EnMAP-like data. A Slope Based Index Classification, which has already been successfully applied in Helgolands intertidal zone during low tide, performed best; it was able to map the presence of sublitoral macroalgae with high accuracy (>80%) for both sensors. However successful detection of macroalgae was only achievable in water depths up to 2m.

  6. ESA Sen3Exp Campaign: San Rossore Coastal Zone Monitoring by CHRIS/PROBA-1

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    Barducci, Alessandro; Guzzi, Donatella; Lastri, Cinzia; Magnani, Federico; Nardino, Vanni; Pippi, Ivan; Pieri, Maurizio

    2010-12-01

    Since 2001 CHRIS sensor on board of Proba-1 is acquiring images all over the World. San Rossore Natural Park was chosen as one of CHRIS test site in the framework of the Cat.1 LBR ESA-EOPI Project ID.2832 on "Assimilation of biophysical and biochemical variables in biochemical and hydrological models at landscape scale". During summer 2009 San Rossore test site was chosen as one of the four sites for the ESA Sen3Exp campaign. CHRIS multi-angle images have been acquired during the campaign giving a valuable contribution to the understanding of vegetation changes in coastal zone areas characterized by heavy anthropogenic activities. In this paper we summarize CHRIS/Proba-1 data processing methodology and Cal/Val activity during Sen3Exp campaign in San Rossore. The obtained results and their use for environmental investigations in order to better understand the complexity of the San Rossore ecosystem, representative of many Mediterranean costal zones, are presented and discussed.

  7. I Am 95% Confident That the Earth is Round: An Interview about Statistics with Chris Spatz.

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    Dillon, Kathleen M.

    1999-01-01

    Presents an interview with Chris Spatz who is a professor of psychology at Hendrix College in Conway (Arkansas). Discusses the null hypothesis statistical texts (NHST) and the arguments for and against the use of NHST, the changes in research articles, textbook changes, and the Internet. (CMK)

  8. Fine Resolution Air Quality Monitoring from a Small Satellite: CHRIS/PROBA

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    Nichol, Janet E.; Wong, Man Sing; Chan, Yuk Ying

    2008-01-01

    Current remote sensing techniques fail to address the task of air quality monitoring over complex regions where multiple pollution sources produce high spatial variability. This is due to a lack of suitable satellite-sensor combinations and appropriate aerosol optical thickness (AOT) retrieval algorithms. The new generation of small satellites, with their lower costs and greater flexibility has the potential to address this problem, with customised platform-sensor combinations dedicated to monitoring single complex regions or mega-cities. This paper demonstrates the ability of the European Space Agency's small satellite sensor CHRIS/PROBA to provide reliable AOT estimates at a spatially detailed level over Hong Kong, using a modified version of the dense dark vegetation (DDV) algorithm devised for MODIS. Since CHRIS has no middle-IR band such as the MODIS 2,100 nm band which is transparent to fine aerosols, the longest waveband of CHRIS, the 1,019 nm band was used to approximate surface reflectance, by the subtraction of an offset derived from synchronous field reflectance spectra. Aerosol reflectance in the blue and red bands was then obtained from the strong empirical relationship observed between the CHRIS 1,019 nm, and the blue and red bands respectively. AOT retrievals for three different dates were shown to be reliable, when compared with AERONET and Microtops II sunphotometers, and a Lidar, as well as air quality data at ground stations. The AOT images exhibited considerable spatial variability over the 11 × 11km image area and were able to indicate both local and long distance sources. PMID:27873947

  9. Effect of the aerosol type uncertainty on the surface reflectance retrieval using CHRIS/PROBA hyperspectral images over land.

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    Tirelli, C.; Manzo, C.; Curci, G.; Bassani, C.

    2014-12-01

    The surface reflectance is crucial for the quantitative analysis of land surface properties in geological, agricultural and urban studies. The first requirement for a reliable surface reflectance estimation is an accurate atmospheric correction obtained by an appropriate selection of aerosol loading and type. The aerosol optical thickness at 550nm is widely used to describe the aerosol loading. Recent works have highlighted the relevant role of the aerosol types on the atmospheric correction process defined by their micro-physical properties. The aim of this work is to evaluate the radiative impact of the aerosol type on the surface reflectance obtained from CHRIS (Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) hyperspectral data over land. CHRIS on PROBA satellite is an high resolution multi-angular imaging spectrometer, operating in the visible near-infrared spectral domain (400 to 1000 nm). As test case the urban site of Brussels has been selected. The physically-based algorithm CHRIS@CRI (CHRIS Atmospherically Corrected Reflectance Imagery) has been developed specifically for CHRIS data by using the vector version of 6S (6SV) radiative transfer model. The atmospheric data needed for the atmospheric correction were obtained from CIMEL CE-318 of the Brussels AERONET station. CHRIS images were selected if simultaneous AERONET data were available. Other specific requirements for imagery acquisition were high aerosol loading and high solar irradiation. The aerosol radiative impact has been investigated comparing the reflectance obtained by applying the CHRIS@CRI algorithm with different aerosol types: the three aerosol standard of 6SV and two characterized by specific microphysical properties provided by the AERONET station and calculated with FlexAOD code (a post-processing tool of the chemical transport model GEOS-Chem), respectively. The results show a clear dependence of the atmospheric correction results on the aerosol absorption properties.

  10. Multi-angular hyperspectral observations of Mediterranean forest with PROBA-CHRIS

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    Menenti, Massimo; Maselli, Fabio; Chiesi, Marta; Benedetti, Riccardo; Cristofori, Simone; Guzzi, Donatella; Magnani, Federico; Raddi, Sabrina; Maffei, Carmine

    2004-10-01

    Measurements of spectro-directional radiances done with the imaging spectrometer CHRIS on-board the agile platform PROBA are being used to determine key properties of terrestrial vegetation at the appropriate spatial resolution. These data on vegetation properties can then be used to improve the accuracy and the parameterizations of models describing biosphere processes, i.e. photosynthesis and water use by irrigated crops and trees. The vegetation properties considered are: albedo, Leaf Area Index (LAI), fractional cover, fraction of absorbed photosynthetically active radiation (fAPAR) and canopy chlorophyll content. The Natural Park of San Rossore (Pisa, Central Italy) is a primary test site for several national and international research projects dealing with forest ecosystem monitoring. In particular, since 1999 measurements of transpiration and ecosystem gas-exchange have been regularly taken in the park pine forest to characterize its main water and carbon fluxes. In the same period, several aerial flights have been carried out with onboard hyper-spectral sensors (MIVIS, VIRS, AISA), while a series of satellite images have been acquired using both conventional (NOAAAVHRR, Landsat-TM/ETM+) and advanced sensors (CHRIS-PROBA). The final objective of these activities is to calibrate and validate methodologies which integrate remotely sensed and ancillary data for monitoring forest ecosystem. More specifically, a major research effort has been focused on evaluating the additional information content provided by advanced hyper-spectral multi-angular sensors about the main parameters needed for forest characterization (species, LAI, pigment content, etc.). These activities are part of projects which are financed by the Italian and European Space Agencies (ASI and ESA, respectively) within the framework of the CHRIS-PROBA and SPECTRA missions. During 2002 and 2003 nine complete multi-angular acquisitions were successfully performed over the San Rossore site. This

  11. Diagnosis and Repair of Random Noise in the SENSOR'S Chris-Proba

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    Mobasheri, M. R.; Zendehbad, S. A.

    2013-09-01

    The CHRIS sensor on the PROBA-1 satellite has imaged as push-broom way, 18 meter spatial resolution and 18 bands (1.25-11 nm) spectral resolution from earth since 2001. After 13 years of the life of the sensor because of many reasons including the influence of solar radiation and magnetic fields of Earth and Sun, behaviour of the response function of the detector exit from calibration mode and performance of some CCDs has failed. This has caused some image information in some bands have been deleted or invalid. In some images, some dark streaks or light bands in different locations need to be created to identify and correct. In this paper all type of noise which likely impact on sensor data by CHRIS from record and transmission identified, calculated and formulated and method is presented through modifying. To do this we use the In-fight and On-ground measurements parameters. Otherwise creation of noise in images is divided into horizontal and vertical noise. Due to the random noise is created in different bands and different locations, those images in which noise is observed is used. In this paper, techniques to identify and correct the dark or pale stripe detail of the images are created. Finally, the noisy images were compared before and after the reform and effective algorithms to detect and correct errors were demonstrated.

  12. [The study of LAI estimation using a new vegetation index based on CHRIS data].

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    Wang, Li-Juan; Niu, Zheng; Hou, Xue-Hui; Gao, Shuai

    2013-04-01

    Leaf area index (LAI) is an important structural parameter of vegetation canopy, the correct estimation of which has been the focus in the remote sensing community. As a kind of hyperspectral and multi-angle remote sensing data with higher resolution (17 m), PROBA/CHRIS has significant application value in LAI inversion. In the present paper, the analytical two-layer canopy reflectance model (ACRM) was used to simulate a series of reflectances with different LAI values. Based on this, a new vegetation index was built and successfully applied to LAI inversion of PROBA/CHRIS image data. Our results indicated that: compared with the spectral index NDVI and multi-angle index HDS, the new index could make better use of spectrum and multi-angle messages and have a better correlation with LAI of the study area; moreover, the correlation coefficient R2 reached up to 0.734 7. And in order to obtain the figure of LAI distribution of the study area, we used the optimal fit equation between LAI and HDVI to estimate LAI, and the accuracy of the RMSE was 0.619 8.

  13. Dense registration of CHRIS-Proba and Ikonos images using multi-dimensional mutual information maximization

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    Cariou, Claude; Chehdi, Kacem

    2013-10-01

    We investigate the potential of multidimensional mutual information for the registration of multi-spectral remote sensing images. We devise a gradient flow algorithm which iteratively maximizes the multidimensional mutual information with respect to a differentiable displacement map, accounting for partial derivatives of the multivariate joint distribution and the multivariate marginal of the float image with respect to each variable of the mutual information derivative. The resulting terms are shown to weight the band specific gradients of the warp image, and we propose in addition to compute them with a method based on the k-nearest neighbours. We apply our method to the registration of Ikonos and CHRIS-Proba images over the region of Baabdat, Lebanon, for purposes of cedar pines detection. A comparison between (crossed) single band and multi-band registration results obtained shows that using the multidimensional mutual information brings a significant gain in positional accuracy and is suitable for multispectral remote sensing image registration.

  14. Inversion of chlorophyll contents by use of hyperspectral CHRIS data based on radiative transfer model

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    Wang, M. C.; Niu, X. F.; Chen, S. B.; Guo, P. J.; Yang, Q.; Wang, Z. J.

    2014-03-01

    Chlorophyll content, the most important pigment related to photosynthesis, is the key parameter for vegetation growth. The continuous spectrum characteristics of ground objects can be captured through hyperspectral remotely sensed data. In this study, based on the coniferous forest radiative transfer model, chlorophyll contents were inverted by use of hyperspectral CHRIS data in the coniferous forest coverage of Changbai Mountain Area. In addition, the sensitivity of LIBERTY model was analyzed. The experimental results validated that the reflectance simulation of different chlorophyll contents was coincided with that of the field measurement, and hyperspectral vegetation indices applied to the quantitative inversion of chlorophyll contents was feasible and accurate. This study presents a reasonable method of chlorophyll inversion for the coniferous forest, promotes the inversion precision, is of significance in coniferous forest monitoring.

  15. ESA's Toolboxes for Optical Earth Observation Data: BEAM, CHRIS-Box and the Glob-Toolbox

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    Fomferra, Norman; Peters, Marco; Quast, Ralf; Zuhlke, Marco; Danne, Olaf; Storm, Thomas; Brockmann, Carsten; Regner, Peter

    2010-12-01

    With the launch of ENVISAT in 2002 ESA started the development of the Basic AATSR and MERIS toolbox BEAM [1]. With the requirement to be an open platform for scientists and operational users as well as software developers, ESA laid the foundation for this sustainable and successful open source software development project. Today BEAM is a toolbox and development platform supporting a wide range of optical sensors for Earth Observation, including SMOS, CHRIS/Proba, Landsat/TM, AVNIR, PRISM, MODIS and AVHRR, and enables importing of generic formats such as Geo-TIFF and NetCDF. Widely known is the interactive Visualisation and Analysis Tool VISAT of the BEAM toolbox. On top of the various EO data sources, a wide range of tools and data processors have meanwhile been developed for BEAM.

  16. Super-resolution mapping using multi-viewing CHRIS/PROBA data

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    Dwivedi, Manish; Kumar, Vinay

    2016-04-01

    High-spatial resolution Remote Sensing (RS) data provides detailed information which ensures high-definition visual image analysis of earth surface features. These data sets also support improved information extraction capabilities at a fine scale. In order to improve the spatial resolution of coarser resolution RS data, the Super Resolution Reconstruction (SRR) technique has become widely acknowledged which focused on multi-angular image sequences. In this study multi-angle CHRIS/PROBA data of Kutch area is used for SR image reconstruction to enhance the spatial resolution from 18 m to 6m in the hope to obtain a better land cover classification. Various SR approaches like Projection onto Convex Sets (POCS), Robust, Iterative Back Projection (IBP), Non-Uniform Interpolation and Structure-Adaptive Normalized Convolution (SANC) chosen for this study. Subjective assessment through visual interpretation shows substantial improvement in land cover details. Quantitative measures including peak signal to noise ratio and structural similarity are used for the evaluation of the image quality. It was observed that SANC SR technique using Vandewalle algorithm for the low resolution image registration outperformed the other techniques. After that SVM based classifier is used for the classification of SRR and data resampled to 6m spatial resolution using bi-cubic interpolation. A comparative analysis is carried out between classified data of bicubic interpolated and SR derived images of CHRIS/PROBA and SR derived classified data have shown a significant improvement of 10-12% in the overall accuracy. The results demonstrated that SR methods is able to improve spatial detail of multi-angle images as well as the classification accuracy.

  17. Information Management Systems for Monitoring and Documenting World Heritage - the Silk Roads Chris

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    Vileikis, O.; Serruys, E.; Dumont, B.; van Balen, K.; Santana Quinterod, M.; de Maeyer, P.; Tigny, V.

    2012-07-01

    This paper discusses the application of Information Management Systems (IMS) for documenting and monitoring World Heritage (WH) properties. The application of IMS in WH can support all stakeholders involved in conservation, and management of cultural heritage by more easily inventorying, mining and exchanging information from multiple sources based on international standards. Moreover, IMS could assist in detecting damages and preparing management strategies to mitigate risks, and slowing down the deterioration of the integrity of WH properties. The case study of the Silk Roads Cultural Heritage Resource Information System (CHRIS), a Belgian Federal Science Policy Office funded project, illustrates the capabilities of IMS in the context of the nomination of the Central Asian Silk Roads on the WH List. This multi-lingual, web-based IMS will act as a collaborative platform allowing for the completion of improved transnational nomination dossiers and subsequent monitoring activities with all necessary baseline information to easily verify consistency and quality of the proposal. The Silk Roads CHRIS Geospatial Content Management System uses open source technologies and allows to georeference data from different scales and sources including data from field recording methods and combine it with historical and heritage features documented through various means such as textual descriptions, documents, photographs, 3D models or videos. Moreover, tailored maps can also be generated by overlaying a selection of available layers and then be exported to support the nomination dossier. Finally, by using this innovative information and decision support system, the State Parties and other interested stakeholders will have access to a complete nomination dossier and could therefore respond more effectively to hazards and disaster phenomena.

  18. Estimating forest species abundance through linear unmixing of CHRIS/PROBA imagery

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    Stagakis, Stavros; Vanikiotis, Theofilos; Sykioti, Olga

    2016-09-01

    The advancing technology of hyperspectral remote sensing offers the opportunity of accurate land cover characterization of complex natural environments. In this study, a linear spectral unmixing algorithm that incorporates a novel hierarchical Bayesian approach (BI-ICE) was applied on two spatially and temporally adjacent CHRIS/PROBA images over a forest in North Pindos National Park (Epirus, Greece). The scope is to investigate the potential of this algorithm to discriminate two different forest species (i.e. beech - Fagus sylvatica, pine - Pinus nigra) and produce accurate species-specific abundance maps. The unmixing results were evaluated in uniformly distributed plots across the test site using measured fractions of each species derived by very high resolution aerial orthophotos. Landsat-8 images were also used to produce a conventional discrete-type classification map of the test site. This map was used to define the exact borders of the test site and compare the thematic information of the two mapping approaches (discrete vs abundance mapping). The required ground truth information, regarding training and validation of the applied mapping methodologies, was collected during a field campaign across the study site. Abundance estimates reached very good overall accuracy (R2 = 0.98, RMSE = 0.06). The most significant source of error in our results was due to the shadowing effects that were very intense in some areas of the test site due to the low solar elevation during CHRIS acquisitions. It is also demonstrated that the two mapping approaches are in accordance across pure and dense forest areas, but the conventional classification map fails to describe the natural spatial gradients of each species and the actual species mixture across the test site. Overall, the BI-ICE algorithm presented increased potential to unmix challenging objects with high spectral similarity, such as different vegetation species, under real and not optimum acquisition conditions. Its

  19. The Cooperative Health Research in South Tyrol (CHRIS) study: rationale, objectives, and preliminary results.

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    Pattaro, Cristian; Gögele, Martin; Mascalzoni, Deborah; Melotti, Roberto; Schwienbacher, Christine; De Grandi, Alessandro; Foco, Luisa; D'Elia, Yuri; Linder, Barbara; Fuchsberger, Christian; Minelli, Cosetta; Egger, Clemens; Kofink, Lisa S; Zanigni, Stefano; Schäfer, Torsten; Facheris, Maurizio F; Smárason, Sigurður V; Rossini, Alessandra; Hicks, Andrew A; Weiss, Helmuth; Pramstaller, Peter P

    2015-11-05

    The Cooperative Health Research In South Tyrol (CHRIS) study is a population-based study with a longitudinal lookout to investigate the genetic and molecular basis of age-related common chronic conditions and their interaction with life style and environment in the general population. All adults of the middle and upper Vinschgau/Val Venosta are invited, while 10,000 participants are anticipated by mid-2017. Family participation is encouraged for complete pedigree reconstruction and disease inheritance mapping. After a pilot study on the compliance with a paperless assessment mode, computer-assisted interviews have been implemented to screen for conditions of the cardiovascular, endocrine, metabolic, genitourinary, nervous, behavioral, and cognitive system. Fat intake, cardiac health, and tremor are assessed instrumentally. Nutrient intake, physical activity, and life-course smoking are measured semi-quantitatively. Participants are phenotyped for 73 blood and urine parameters and 60 aliquots per participant are biobanked (cryo-preserved urine, DNA, and whole and fractionated blood). Through liquid-chromatography mass-spectrometry analysis, metabolite profiling of the mitochondrial function is assessed. Samples are genotyped on 1 million variants with the Illumina HumanOmniExpressExome array and the first data release including 4570 fully phenotyped and genotyped samples is now available for analysis. Participants' follow-up is foreseen 6 years after the first visit. The target population is characterized by long-term social stability and homogeneous environment which should both favor the identification of enriched genetic variants. The CHRIS cohort is a valuable resource to assess the contribution of genomics, metabolomics, and environmental factors to human health and disease. It is awaited that this will result in the identification of novel molecular targets for disease prevention and treatment.

  20. A Study Of Ips Typographus Pest Infestation With The Use Of Multi-Angular CHRIS-Proba Data

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    Filchev, Lachezar; Panayotov, Momchil; Ling, Feilong

    2013-12-01

    Insects' infestations of coniferous forests have been in the focus of the forestry community for decades. Research that is dealing with the assessment of the impacts on forests and assessment of the area affected by the infestations has been assisted by remotely sensed data after the onset of civilian remote sensing era and making the large archives of satellite data centres of NASA, ESA, and JAXA available to the researcher's community. The present study assesses the impact from European Bark beetle (Ips typhographus L.) outbreak on Norway Spruce (Picea abies L.) forests in the UNESCO MAB reserve Bistrishko Branishte in Bulgaria using the ESA's third-party mission multiangular satellite CHRIS/PROBA Mode 1 spectroradiometer data. The study aims at assessing the impact of the infestation by comparing the pre- and post-fire CHRIS/PROBA Mode 1 narrow-band vegetation indices (VIs). In order to achieve the study objective the ‘dead spruce forest' areas were extracted using eight target detection algorithms. Statistics from the CHRIS/PROBA Mode 1 VIs was drawn and compared with one another for the two dates of acquisition. It was found that the areas affected by pest infestation can be well differentiated on CHRIS/PROBA data but the results vary due to the date of acquisition, illumination conditions, and season changes. The results from the study suggest that continuous space monitoring of insect infested coniferous forests can be successfully carried out by employing present-day available hyperspectral satellite data.

  1. Sensitivity analysis for leaf area index (LAI) estimation from CHRIS/PROBA data

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    Cao, Jianjun; Gu, Zhujun; Xu, Jianhua; Duan, Yushan; Liu, Yongmei; Liu, Yongjuan; Li, Dongliang

    2014-09-01

    Sensitivity analyses were conducted for the retrieval of vegetation leaf area index (LAI) from multiangular imageries in this study. Five spectral vegetation indices (VIs) were derived from Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer onboard the Project for On Board Autonomy (CHRIS/PROBA) images, and were related to LAI, acquired from in situ measurement in Jiangxi Province, China, for five vegetation communities. The sensitivity of LAI retrieval to the variation of VIs from different observation angles was evaluated using the ratio of the slope of the best-fit linear VI-LAI model to its root mean squared error. Results show that both the sensitivity and reliability of VI-LAI models are influenced by the heterogeneity of vegetation communities, and that performance of vegetation indices in LAI estimation varies along observation angles. The VI-LAI models are more reliable for tall trees than for low growing shrub-grasses and also for forests with broad leaf trees than for coniferous forest. The greater the tree height and leaf size, the higher the sensitivity. Forests with broad-leaf trees have higher sensitivities, especially at oblique angles, while relatively simple-structured coniferous forests, shrubs, and grasses show similar sensitivities at all angles. The multi-angular soil and/or atmospheric parameter adjustments will hopefully improve the performance of VIs in LAI estimation, which will require further investigation.

  2. U.S. tabloid magazine coverage of a celebrity dating abuse incident: Rihanna and Chris Brown.

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    Rothman, Emily F; Nagaswaran, Anita; Johnson, Renee M; Adams, Kelley M; Scrivens, Juliane; Baughman, Allyson

    2012-01-01

    Dating abuse is a prevalent adolescent health problem with substantial public health consequences. As many as 1 in 10 high school students in the United States reports being "hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose" by his or her boyfriend or girlfriend in the past year. The authors used the Rihanna-Chris Brown dating abuse incident of 2009 as a case study to conduct what is, to our knowledge, the first assessment of media framing of dating abuse. The authors reviewed the 20 leading U.S. single-copy sales magazines published from February to April 2009 and identified 48 relevant articles, which were all printed in 7 tabloid magazines. The authors conducted a content analysis of the media frames of the articles using 5 frame categories: (a) abuse is objectionable, (b) victim-blaming, (c) abuse is sexualized/romanticized, (d) myths about abuse perpetration, and (e) abuse is normalized. Abuse is objectionable was the dominant frame of 40% of articles, victim-blaming in 36%. Although the majority of articles reviewed (83%) made at least passing reference to the idea that abuse is wrong, a minority (40%) used a dominant frame that condemned abuse. Instead, the majority of articles communicated mixed messages about dating abuse, and many minimized the seriousness of partner abuse perpetration. Advocacy is needed to improve future tabloid media framing of dating abuse incidents.

  3. U.S. Tabloid Magazine Coverage of a Celebrity Dating Abuse Incident: Rihanna and Chris Brown

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    ROTHMAN, EMILY F.; NAGASWARAN, ANITA; JOHNSON, RENEE M.; ADAMS, KELLEY M.; SCRIVENS, JULIANE; BAUGHMAN, ALLYSON

    2012-01-01

    Dating abuse is a prevalent adolescent health problem with substantial public health consequences. As many as 1 in 10 high school students in the US reports being “hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose by their boyfriend or girlfriend” in the past year. We used the Rihanna-Chris Brown dating abuse incident of 2009 as a case study to conduct what is, to our knowledge, the first assessment of media framing of dating abuse. We reviewed the 20 leading U.S. single copy sales magazines published February–April, 2009 and identified 48 relevant articles which were all printed in seven “tabloid” magazines. We conducted a content analysis of the media frames of the articles using five frame categories: (1) Abuse is objectionable; (2) Victim-blaming; (3) Abuse is sexualized/romanticized; (4) Myths about abuse perpetration; and (5) Abuse is normalized. “Abuse is objectionable” was the dominant frame of 40% of articles, “victim-blaming” in 36%. Although the vast majority of articles reviewed (83%) made at least passing reference to the idea that abuse is wrong, a minority (40%) used a dominant frame that condemned abuse. Instead, the majority of articles communicated “mixed messages” about dating abuse, and many minimized the seriousness of partner abuse perpetration. Advocacy is needed to improve future tabloid media framing of dating abuse incidents. PMID:22475328

  4. Retrieval of aerosol optical thickness from PROBA-CHRIS images acquired over a coniferous forest

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    Maffei, Carmine; Leone, Antonio P.; Menenti, Massimo; Pippi, Ivan; Maselli, Fabio; Antonelli, Paolo

    2005-10-01

    In the present work we show the potential of multiangular hyperspectral PROBA-CHRIS data to estimate aerosol optical properties over dense dark vegetation. Data acquired over San Rossore test site (Pisa, Italy) have been used together with simultaneous ground measurements. Additionally, spectral measurement over the canopy have been performed to describe the directional behavior of a Pinus pinaster canopy. Determination of aerosol properties from optical remote sensing images over land is an under-determined problem, and some assumptions have to be made on both the aerosol and the surface being imaged. Radiance measured on multiple directions add extra information that help in reducing retrieval ambiguity. Nevertheless, multiangular observations don't allow to ignore directional spectral properties of vegetation canopies. Since surface reflectivity is the parameter we wish to determine with remote sensing after atmospheric correction, at least the shape of the bi-directional reflectance factor has to be assumed. We have adopted a Rahman BRF, and have estimated its geometrical parameters from ground spectral measurements. The inversion of measured radiance to obtain aerosol optical properties has been performed, allowing simultaneous retrieval of aerosol model and optical thickness together with the vegetation reflectivity parameter of the Rahman model.

  5. Evaluation of the Aerosol Type Effect on the Surface Reflectance Retrieval Using Chris/proba Images Over Land

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    Tirelli, C.; Manzo, C.; Curci, G.; Bassani, C.

    2015-04-01

    Surface reflectance has a central role in the analysis of land surface for a broad variety of agricultural, geological and urban studies. An accurate atmospheric correction, obtained by an appropriate selection of aerosol type and loading, is the first requirement for a reliable surface reflectance estimation. The aerosol type is defined by its micro-physical properties, while the aerosol loading is described by optical thickness at 550 nm. The aim of this work is to evaluate the radiative impact of the aerosol model on the surface reflectance obtained from CHRIS (Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) hyperspectral data over land by using the specifically developed algorithm CHRIS@CRI (CHRIS Atmospherically Corrected Reflectance Imagery) based on the 6SV radiative transfer model. Five different aerosol models have been used: one provided by the AERONET inversion products (used as reference), three standard aerosol models in 6SV, and one obtained from the output of the GEOS-Chem global chemistry-transport model (CTM). As test case the urban site of Bruxelles and the suburban area of Rome Tor Vergata have been considered. The results obtained encourages the use of CTM in operational retrieval and provides an evaluation of the role of the aerosol model in the atmospheric correction process, considering the different microphysical properties impact.

  6. The Use of CHRIS/PROBA Data to Assist Wheat Growth Modelling

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    Oppelt, N.

    2010-12-01

    In order to map crop primary production and yield, complex model approaches are required taking into account the actual physical and chemical processes, which are steering the exchange of mass and energy between the crop and the atmosphere. However, these model approaches are restricted to the accuracy of the input data, which naturally is unable to include incidence of pests or diseases, lack of nutrients or unexpected events such as the crop failure due to wind- breaks, the effects of hailstorms or mechanically inflicted crop damages that are due to the applied machinery. The study presented here investigates the potential of improvement for a physically based multiscale model approach, when the static input data is enhanced by spatially dynamic remote sensing information. The land surface model PROMET (Processes of Radiation, Mass and Energy Transfer) was generally applied, while the remote sensing input data is derived from hyperspectral data of the CHRIS (Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer) sensor. The PROMET model vegetation routine basically applies the Farquhar et al. photosynthesis approach and was used to simulate the crop development at test fields tilled with wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). According to different radiation regimes, the canopy is divided into a sunlit and a shade layer. During the model run, information on the absorptive capacity of the leaves for the canopy is updated from remote sensing measurements. Control data could be acquired through intensive field sampling campaigns that monitored the development of the stand throughout the growing periods. While the model without additional dynamic input data was able to reasonably reproduce the average net primary production and field of the crop, the spatial heterogeneity in the field was severely underestimated. The combination of remote sensing information with the vegetation model led to a significant improvement of the spatial heterogeneity of the crop development in the model

  7. Synergistic angular and spectral estimation of aerosol properties using CHRIS/PROBA-1 and simulated Sentinel-3 data

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    Davies, W. H.; North, P. R. J.

    2015-04-01

    We develop a method to derive aerosol properties over land surfaces using combined spectral and angular information, such as available from ESA Sentinel-3 mission, to be launched in 2015. A method of estimating aerosol optical depth (AOD) using only angular retrieval has previously been demonstrated on data from the ENVISAT and PROBA-1 satellite instruments, and is extended here to the synergistic spectral and angular sampling of Sentinel-3. The method aims to improve the estimation of AOD, and to explore the estimation of fine mode fraction (FMF) and single scattering albedo (SSA) over land surfaces by inversion of a coupled surface/atmosphere radiative transfer model. The surface model includes a general physical model of angular and spectral surface reflectance. An iterative process is used to determine the optimum value of the aerosol properties providing the best fit of the corrected reflectance values to the physical model. The method is tested using hyperspectral, multi-angle Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS) images. The values obtained from these CHRIS observations are validated using ground-based sun photometer measurements. Results from 22 image sets using the synergistic retrieval and improved aerosol models show an RMSE of 0.06 in AOD, reduced to 0.03 over vegetated targets.

  8. Synergistic angular and spectral estimation of aerosol properties using CHRIS/PROBA-1 and simulated Sentinel-3~data

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    Davies, W. H.; North, P. R. J.

    2014-06-01

    A method has been developed to estimate Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD), Fine Mode Fraction (FMF) and Single Scattering Albedo (SSA) over land surfaces using simulated Sentinel-3 data. The method uses inversion of a coupled surface/atmosphere radiative transfer model, and includes a general physical model of angular surface reflectance. An iterative process is used to determine the optimum value of the aerosol properties providing the best fit of the corrected reflectance values for a number of view angles and wavelengths with those provided by the physical model. A method of estimating AOD using only angular retrieval has previously been demonstrated on data from the ENVISAT and PROBA-1 satellite instruments, and is extended here to the synergistic spectral and angular sampling of Sentinel-3 and the additional aerosol properties. The method is tested using hyperspectral, multi-angle Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS) images. The values obtained from these CHRIS observations are validated using ground based sun-photometer measurements. Results from 22 image sets using the synergistic retrieval and improved aerosol models show an RMSE of 0.06 in AOD, reduced to 0.03 over vegetated targets.

  9. Multi-Temporal Monitoring Of Ecological Succession In Tropical Dry Forests Using Angular - Hyperspectral Data (Chris/Proba)

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    Garcia Millan, V. E.

    2015-12-01

    The tropical dry forest is the largest and most threatened ecosystem in Latin America. Remote sensing can effectively contribute to the surveillance of conservation measurements and laws through the monitoring of natural protected areas, at the required temporal and spatial scales. CHRIS/PROBA is the only satellite that presents quasi-simultaneous multi-angular pointing and hyperspectral spectroscopy. These two characteristics permit the study of structural and compositional traces of successional stages within the tropical dry forest. The current study presents the results of mapping the succession of tropical dry forest in the Parque Estadual de la Mata-Seca, in Minas Gerais, Brazil, using a temporal analysis of CHRIS/PROBA images in a time frame of 7 years, between 2008 and 2014. For the purpose the -55° angle of observation has been used, which enhances spectral differences between successional stages. Spectral Angle Mapper has been used for mapping succession of tropical dry forest and afterwards Change Detection Analysis has been performed. Based on our observations, the tropical dry forest in the Parque Estadual de la Mataseca recovers at a fast rate, for the observed period (2008-2014). More than the 50% of the early and intermediate forests has been recovered to a mature forest. Significantly, around a 12% of old pastures have been converted into forest. The spatial analysis also reveals that the areas that recover most rapidly are located in the east of the Park, close to mature forests. The provision of seeds from these forests might be the cause for the fast recovery.

  10. Estimation of leaf area index using an angular vegetation index based on in situ measurements and CHRIS/PROBA data

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    Wang, Lijuan; Zhang, Guimin; Lin, Hui; Liang, Liang; Niu, Zheng

    2016-06-01

    The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) is widely used for Leaf Area Index (LAI) estimation. It is well documented that the NDVI is extremely subject to the saturation problem when LAI reaches a high value. A new multi-angular vegetation index, the Hotspot-darkspot Difference Vegetation Index (HDVI) is proposed to estimate the high density LAI. The HDVI, defined as the difference between the hot and dark spot NDVI, relative to the dark spot NDVI, was proposed based on the Analytical two-layer Canopy Reflectance Model (ACRM) model outputs. This index is validated using both in situ experimental data in wheat and data from the multi-angular optical Compact High-Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS) satellite. Both indices, the Hotspot-Darkspot Index (HDS) and the NDVI were also selected to analyze the relationship with LAI, and were compared with new index HDVI. The results show that HDVI is an appropriate proxy of LAI with higher determination coefficients (R2) for both the data from the in situ experiment (R2=0.7342, RMSE=0.0205) and the CHRIS data (R2=0.7749, RMSE=0.1013). Our results demonstrate that HDVI can make better the occurrence of saturation limits with the information of multi-angular observation, and is more appropriate for estimating LAI than either HDS or NDVI at high LAI values. Although the new index needs further evaluation, it also has the potential under the condition of dense canopies. It provides the effective improvement to the NDVI and other vegetation indices that are based on the red and NIR spectral bands.

  11. Comparation of Typical Wetlands Classification Accuracy in Yellow River Estuary Using Multi-Angle Proba CHRIS Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Images

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    Wang, Xiaopeng; Zhang, Jie; Ma, Yi; Ren, Guangbo

    2013-01-01

    In this paper, Multi-angle PROBA CHRIS hyperspectral remote sensing images were used to study on their imaging quality and the ability of classification of Typical Wetlands in Yellow River Estuary, by the cooperation of interpretation and automatic classification. Taking 5-angle (0°, ±36°, ±55°) CHRIS hyperspectral remote sensing images of mode 2 obtained in September 2006 as an example, this paper research results indicate that the 0° image has the best imaging quality, with the highest spatial resolution, the ±36° images come second, the ±55° images are last; 5 typical wetlands, such as reservoir, bulrush, watercourse, barren beach and swamp were selected as study objects, then a Support Vector Machine (SVM) algorithm is used to classify different-angle remote sensing images into these 5 typical wetlands using training samples in the same location, the results of classification were analyzed based on field survey data, which shows that (1) The classification accuracy differs along the viewing angle of images, the overall accuracy and Kappa factor of the 0° image is highest, and the -36° image is lowest. (2) The overall accuracy and Kappa factor of the positive-angle images is higher than which of minus-angle images. (3) The producer accuracy and user accuracy of swamp is the lowest among all 5 typical wetlands in all images. (4) The producer accuracy and user accuracy of reservoir, bulrush and barren beach are relatively stable in all 5-angle images, however, the accuracies of Watercourse and swamp are fluctuant in all 5-angle images, and highest in the 0° image.

  12. Reconstruction of hyperspectral CHRIS/PROBA signal by the Earth Observation Land Data Assimilation System (EO-LDAS)

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    Chernetskiy, Maxim; Gobron, Nadine; Gomez-Dans, Jose; Lewis, Philip

    EO-LDAS is a system that allows one to interpret spectral observations of the land surface to provide an optimal estimate of state of the Earth. It allows a consistent combination of observations from different sensors despite the difference in spatial and spectral resolution and acquisition frequencies. The system is based on a variational data assimilation (DA) scheme, and uses physically-based radiative transfer models (RTM) to map from state to observation. In addition the system takes into account observational uncertainty, prior information and a model of spatial/temporal evolution of the state. Such approach is very useful for the future satellite constellations as well as for reanalysis of historical data. The main purpose of EO-LDAS is the retrieval of biophysical land variables. However, once the state is known after inverting some observations, the system can be used to forward model and predict other observations. The main aim of this contribution is the validation of EO-LDAS by reconstructing CHRIS/PROBA hyperspectral signal on the base of MODIS 500 m, Landsat ETM+ and MISR full resolution data over the Barrax site during the SPARC 2004 campaign. First, multispectral data were inverted by EO-LDAS in order to obtain a set of biophysical parameters which were then used in a forward mode to obtain full spectra over various fields covering Barrax area. The reconstruction was performed using the same view/sun geometry as initial PROBA scene. Single set of spectra from MODIS, ETM+ and MISR were used and a combination of MODIS-ETM+ and MISR-ETM+. In addition uncertainties of output biophysical land parameters were considered for understanding real accuracy and applicability of combinations of different sensors. Finally, spatial and temporal regularisation models were applied to add extra constraints to the inversion. The proposed contribution demonstrates the capabilities of EO-LDAS for the reconstruction of hyperspectral bands on the base of different

  13. Predictability of leaf area index using vegetation indices from multiangular CHRIS/PROBA data over eastern China

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    Gu, Zhujun; Sanchez-Azofeifa, G. Arturo; Feng, Jilu; Cao, Sen

    2015-01-01

    This study analyzed the predictability of leaf area index (LAI) to the variation of vegetation type, observation angle, and vegetation index (VI). The analysis was conducted by using the R2 of the LAI-VI models between in situ measured LAIs and VIs derived from CHRIS/PROBA data. The results show that the discrepancy of vegetation type mostly influences the LAI-VI models. The predictability of LAI to the variation of both vegetation type and index demonstrates the differences of oblique/vertical and backward/forward observations, and backward series are greater than the forward. The predictabilities of LAI to the variation of observation angle are greatest for the soil-adjusted VIs and least for the traditional ratio-based indices. Multivariable linear modeling with all VIs from all five angles yields acceptable accuracy except for the sparse shrub. The backward less-oblique observation (-36 deg) is the only angle chosen in the modeling for grass, shrub, and broad leaf forest, while the nadir view performs best for forests with coniferous trees. These results provide a reference to multiangular LAI estimation for different vegetation communities. VIs accounting for angular soil effects require further investigation in the future.

  14. Potentials for Indication of Potentially Harmful Toxic Algal Blooms Using PROBA1-CHRIS Hyperspectral Imagery- A Case Study in Burkina Faso

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    Beiermann, Timo

    2010-12-01

    Toxic algal blooms are an issue affecting water quality and can cause harmful health impacts. The aim of the conducted case study is to assess such blooms by chlorophyll a and phycocyanin detection as indicators of the occurrence. Using demonstrated single reflectance ratio algorithms published as in [7] and processed with provided tools for hyperspectral Proba1-CHRIS imagery in a study site including Loumbila reservoir near Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso to investigate potentials of this approach.

  15. CHRIS: Hazard Assessment Handbook

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    1977-12-12

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  16. CHRIS. Response Methods Handbook.

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    1978-12-01

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  17. CHRIS: Hazardous Chemical Data

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    1978-10-01

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  18. Comparison Between Fractional Vegetation Cover Retrievals from Vegetation Indices and Spectral Mixture Analysis: Case Study of PROBA/CHRIS Data Over an Agricultural Area

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    Jiménez-Muñoz, Juan C.; Sobrino, José A.; Plaza, Antonio; Guanter, Luis; Moreno, José; Martínez, Pablo

    2009-01-01

    In this paper we compare two different methodologies for Fractional Vegetation Cover (FVC) retrieval from Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS) data onboard the European Space Agency (ESA) Project for On-Board Autonomy (PROBA) platform. The first methodology is based on empirical approaches using Vegetation Indices (VIs), in particular the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) and the Variable Atmospherically Resistant Index (VARI). The second methodology is based on the Spectral Mixture Analysis (SMA) technique, in which a Linear Spectral Unmixing model has been considered in order to retrieve the abundance of the different constituent materials within pixel elements, called Endmembers (EMs). These EMs were extracted from the image using three different methods: i) manual extraction using a land cover map, ii) Pixel Purity Index (PPI) and iii) Automated Morphological Endmember Extraction (AMEE). The different methodologies for FVC retrieval were applied to one PROBA/CHRIS image acquired over an agricultural area in Spain, and they were calibrated and tested against in situ measurements of FVC estimated with hemispherical photographs. The results obtained from VIs show that VARI correlates better with FVC than NDVI does, with standard errors of estimation of less than 8% in the case of VARI and less than 13% in the case of NDVI when calibrated using the in situ measurements. The results obtained from the SMA-LSU technique show Root Mean Square Errors (RMSE) below 12% when EMs are extracted from the AMEE method and around 9% when extracted from the PPI method. A RMSE value below 9% was obtained for manual extraction of EMs using a land cover use map. PMID:22399938

  19. PeoplePersonality: Chris Clarke - a physicist who studies ice cream Teaching Anecdotes: Annie Jump Cannon Obituary: György Marx 1927-2002 Starting Out: What Katie did next: part 3 Opinions: What is really important?

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    2003-03-01

    Featuring relationships, personalities, interactions, environments and reputations involved in physics and education PERSONALITY (156) Chris Clarke - a physicist who studies ice cream TEACHING ANECDOTES (157) Annie Jump Cannon OBITUARY (158) György Marx 1927-2002 Steven Chapman STARTING OUT (159) What Katie did next: part 3 Katie Pennicott OPINIONS (160) What is really important? Kerry Parker

  20. Determination of seasonal changes in wetlands using CHRIS/Proba Hyperspectral satellite images: A case study from Acigöl (Denizli), Turkey.

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    Karaman, Muhittin; Budakoglu, Murat; Avci, Damla Uca; Ozelkan, Emre; Bulbul, Ali; Civas, Melda; Tasdelen, Suat

    2015-01-01

    The changes in wetlands that occur through natural processes, as well as through industrialization and agricultural activities, are decreasing and even annihilating the living spaces of endemic species. Acigöl (Denizli, Turkey), which is a suitable habitat for flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber), is a lake that is affected by seasonal anomalies as a result of being shallow. Acigöl, which is fed by precipitation, groundwater and the springs that occur along tectonic faults, has no water output other than evaporation and industrial activities. In addition to natural factors, it is important to determine the changes in the wetlands of Acig6l, where industrial salt is produced, in order to reveal the micro-ecological equilibrium, the relationship between climate and natural life, and regulation of industrial activities. Remote sensing tools are frequently used in determination of changes in wetlands. Changes in coastlines, water level and area covered by water are parameters that can be examined by remote sensing while investigating wetlands. In this study, the water-covered area was examined using remote sensing. Within the scope of this study, CHRIS/Proba Mode 2 (water bandset) hyperspectral satellite images, acquired on 9/17/2011 for the season and on 6/18/2012 - 6/19/2012 forwet season, were used in orderto present the seasonal changes in Acigöl, during one hydrogeological period. The processes of noise reduction, cloud screening, atmospheric correction, geometric correction, and identification of wetlands have been implemented on the CHRIS/Proba images. In determining the water-covered areas, the Normalized Difference Water Index (NDWI) was used. It was determined that W6 (560 nm) and W18 (1015 nm) and W2 (447 nm) and W18 (1015 nm) band combinations were most appropriate to be used in NDWI to demonstrate the water-land separation. Using Proba-NDWI image, it was established that an area of 27.4 km2 was covered with water during dry season, and 61.2 km2 was covered

  1. Evaluating the Angular and Spectral Properties of Some Land Cover Types in HuiXian Site (China) Using CHRIS/PROBA Data

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    Liesenberg, Veraldo; Bayarbaatar, Dashdondov; Wijaya, Arief; Gloaguen, Richard

    2010-12-01

    This investigation evaluated the sun-view angle effects of high-resolution and multi-angular Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS) data collected in distinct seasonal condition on the discrimination performance of selected land cover classes. Our study area is located in Huixian (China). Data were acquired in mode 3 and in five different nominal view zenith angles. Striping effects were reduced, and both atmospheric and geometric corrections were performed. Based on K-Means unsupervised classification results and previous land use maps, some representative classes were selected with proximately similar position at each camera image. Data analysis included the use of Maximum Likelihood. Results showed that the surface anisotropy signatures were not unique and varied with Sun-view angle effects and seasonality. Directional effects were also affected by seasonality due to differences in the dynamics of the vegetation response to precipitation. The strongest anisotropy was observed in the backward scattering direction among the red edge bands at large Sun zenith angles in comparison to the nadir response. Overall classification accuracy varies significantly for each view angle and date but it was improved towards the dry season. However, the highest classification accuracy was obtained when the seasonal contrast information was included in the classification procedure.

  2. An Interview with AIDS Vaccine Researcher Chris Parks

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    Sullivan, Megan

    2010-01-01

    The search for an AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) vaccine is truly a global effort, with university laboratories, biotech firms, pharmaceutical companies, nonprofit research organizations, hospitals, and clinics all working together to develop an effective vaccine as quickly as possible. The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)…

  3. It's All about the Money: Chris and Pat Compare Salaries

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    Renard, Monika K.

    2008-01-01

    Can you name 20 influences on pay that could cause a difference in earnings between two ostensibly equal employees? This short, involving exercise can be used to illustrate the numerous influences that affect how employees' pay is determined, for example, education, experience required for the job, supply and demand, company size, seniority, and…

  4. Frictional Shear Stress, Pore Fluid Pressure and Wedge Mechanics on the Cascadia Megathrust Timothy Kane, Chris Goldfinger and Chris Romsos

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    Kane, T.; Goldfinger, C.; Romsos, C.

    2013-12-01

    Although Cascadia is one of the most studied subduction zones in the world, the mechanics of the seismogenic zone remain shrouded by a lack of offshore data quantifying both inter-seismic and co-seismic behavior. We use an analysis of accretionary wedge morphology and overburden-defined frictional shear stress to constrain the range of pore fluid pressures suggested by seismic and geological observations. We also compare this result to the location of the down-dip maximum of inter-plate coupling as inferred from current geodetic and paleoseismic models of the locked zone. Using a new 100m bathymetric mosaic, McCrory et al.'s 2004 model of slab depth, a matrix of typical values for basal pore fluid pressure (70-95% of lithostatic) and rock density (2300-2500 kg/m3), and assuming Byerlee's Law, where μb (coefficient of basal friction) = 0.85, to be valid on the decollement, shear traction on the Cascadia megathust was calculated from the deformation front east to the 450 degree basal isotherm as defined by Spinelli, 2012. On the basis of heat flow and thermal modeling, megathrusts worldwide are predicted to have an average maximum shear stress of 15MPa. Employing pore fluid pressures above hydrostatic but well below lithostatic (λb = 0.7 - 0.86), our analysis resulted in frictional shear stress on the Cascadia megathrust meeting or exceeding 15MPa within 5-10 km of the deformation front, failing to satisfy the upper-slope to outer-shelf location of the down-dip limit of the locked zone and maximum inter-plate coupling as determined by current geodetic models. Basal pore fluid pressures of at least 90% of lithostatic are required over the entire seismogenic zone to satisfy the proposed down-dip limit of the locked zone. This supports high pore fluid pressures in the accretionary wedge, particularly in Washington, as suggested by the presence of landward-vergent thrusts, listric normal faults and near surface methane horizons in recent multi-channel seismic data. Moreover, our analysis of frictional shear stress also suggests that it is unlikely that a sudden change in pore fluid pressure occurs across the basal decollement. With the coefficient of basal friction corrected for dissimilar pore fluid pressures on the decollement and in the overlying wedge, even a 5% variance resulted in a pronounced eastward shift in basal shear stress magnitudes such that values of 15MPa and greater occurred landward of the coast - a result inconsistent with both seismic and geological observations and current models of the locked zone. In addition, our analysis of frictional shear stress employing near lithostatic pore fluid pressures, typical density values, and a 15MPa threshold appears to be consistent with the upper-slope to outer-shelf position of the down dip limit of the locked zone inferred from the CAS3D-2 geodetic model, with the coupling parameter falling within 1 standard deviation of our determined mean for a 15MPa threshold. The down-dip trend of increasing frictional stress also suggests that the plate interface up-dip of maximum coupling (i.e. the lower slope and deformation front) contributes only marginally to strain accumulation and is passive inter-seismically, particularly in Washington where basal traction and traction gradient are low from the deformation front to 50km landward.

  5. Chris Pierce and the Yankee Donut Company: An E-Mail-Based Management Simulation

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    Greenberg, Danna N.; Rollag, Keith

    2005-01-01

    In this article, the authors describe an e-mail-based simulation that helps students experience the fast-paced, complex world of the middle manager. In this electronic in-basket exercise, students assume the role of a district manager in a doughnut company as they respond to a rapid series of high- and low-priority e-mails ostensibly sent from…

  6. Continuing Change in Newark: To Protect Reform, Chris Cerf Builds Collaborative Relationships

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    Colvin, Richard Lee

    2016-01-01

    This article reports on the efforts of Christopher Cerf, the state-appointed superintendent of Newark Public Schools (New Jersey), to protect reform and build collaborative relationships. His tenure followed the controversial leadership of the former superintendent that had enacted a series of unpopular initiatives, including a new citywide…

  7. Classification of Floating Chris Chemicals for the Development of a Spill Response Manual

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    1989-01-01

    best sorbents to use on ammonia, concentrated sulfuric acid, sodium hydroxide, potassium cyanide, cadmium chloride, oxalic acid, ethylene diamine...carbon disulfide, carbon tetrachloride, chlorine water (saturated), chloroforu, cyclohexan, cyclohexanone, ethanol, ethyl acetate, ethylene dichloride... ethylene glycol, formaldehyde, gasoline, isoprene, isopropanol, kerosene, methanol, methyl ethyl ketone, octane, o-dichlorobenzene, petroleum ether

  8. Breast Reference Set Application: Chris Li-FHCRC (2014) — EDRN Public Portal

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    This application proposes to use Reference Set #1. We request access to serum samples collected at the time of breast biopsy from subjects with IC (n=30) or benign disease without atypia (n=30). Statistical power: With 30 BC cases and 30 normal controls, a 25% difference in mean metabolite levels can be detected between groups with 80% power and α=0.05, assuming coefficients of variation of 30%, consistent with our past studies. These sample sizes appear sufficient to enable detection of changes similar in magnitude to those previously reported in pre-clinical (BC recurrence) specimens (20).

  9. Breast Reference Set Application: Chris Li-FHCRC (2015) — EDRN Public Portal

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    We propose to evaluate nine candidate biomarkers for ER+ breast cancer in samples from the EDRN Breast Cancer Reference Set. These biomarkers have been preliminarily validated in preclinical samples. The intended clinical applications of these markers are to: 1. Inform timing of a subsequent mammogram in women with a negative screening mammogram; 2. Inform continuation of mammographic screening among women 75-79 years; 3. Prioritize women who should be screened with mammography in areas with limited resources. Testing the reference samples would further expedite addressing these intended clinical applications by providing further validation data to support requests for samples from other sources for further Phase 3 evaluation (e.g., WHI, PLCO, and samples collected at the time of mammographic screening from the University of Toronto and UCSF).

  10. Talking Shop: Extracts from a Conversation with Chris Brumfit and Donn Byrne.

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    English Language Teaching Journal, 1981

    1981-01-01

    Presents extracts from an unrehearsed and uncontrolled conversation between Christopher Brumfit of the University of London Institute of Education and Donn Byrne, formerly of the British Council. (BK)

  11. Chris Crutcher--Hero or Villain? Responses of Parents, Students, Critics, Teachers.

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    Greenway, Betty

    1994-01-01

    Explores the strengths and weaknesses of Crutcher's novels by comparing adults' and teenagers' responses to his work. Discusses how such young adult realism (which many reluctant readers read eagerly) can provide a springboard for consideration of literature that is more demanding and better crafted. (RS)

  12. Serving the Niche: Viewing Libraries through Chris Anderson's "Long Tail" Lens

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    Mossman, Katherine

    2006-01-01

    The increasingly famous "Long Tail" is essentially a modernized version of the 80/20 rule, something with which most have at least a passing familiarity. The rule (credited to Vilfredo Pareto, a 19th-century philosopher) hypothesized, for example, that 80 percent of the property in Italy was owned by 20 percent of its citizens. That rule is now…

  13. A "Fourth Moment" for Music Education? A Response to Chris Philpott's Sociological Critique of Music Curriculum Change

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    McPhail, Graham

    2016-01-01

    The catalyst for this paper is the ongoing debate concerning formal and informal approaches to pedagogy within the music education literature. I utilise a chapter by Philpott (2010) as a means to continue discussion about the apparent dialectic between formal and informal approaches to music learning and the case Philpott raises for radical change…

  14. Science Education and Teacher Effectiveness: Implications of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS): Q&A with Chris Wilson, Ph.D., and Jody Bintz, M.S. REL Mid-Atlantic Teacher Effectiveness Webinar Series

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    Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2014

    2014-01-01

    This webinar explored how the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) provide an instructional framework to support professional growth and inform teacher evaluation systems for science instruction. This Q&A addressed the questions participants had for Dr. Wilson and Jody Bintz following the webinar. The webinar recording and PowerPoint…

  15. 77 FR 77036 - Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

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    ... FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management... aids should be directed to Chris Moore, Ph.D. (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) at least 5...

  16. Progressively Communicating Rich Telemetry from Autonomous Underwater Vehicles via Relays

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    2012-06-01

    2012-10 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION by Chris Murphy June 2012 Progressively Communicating Rich Telemetry from Autonomous Underwater Vehicles via Relays MIT...MIT/WHO I 2012-10 Progressively Communicating Rich Telemetry from Autonomous Underwater Vehicles via Relays by Chris Murphy Massachusetts...States Government. This thesis should be cited as: Chris Murphy, 2012. Progressively Communicating Rich Telemetry from Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

  17. Milly Receives 2013 Hydrologic Sciences Award: Citation

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    Koster, Randal D.

    2014-08-01

    It is with great pleasure that I introduce to you the 2013 Hydrological Sciences Award winner, Dr. Chris Milly. Chris is being honored "for fundamental contributions to our understanding of the connections between land surface processes and hydroclimatic variability." Through Chris's work, the world has a better understanding of how the Earth's energy and water cycles interact at the large scale to determine hydrological quantities, such as streamflow, of fundamental interest to society. He is eminently deserving of this award.

  18. Analysis and Modeling of Target Echo and Reverberation: FY15 Annual Report for ONR

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    2015-09-30

    during the past year: • Michael A. Ainslie, Dale D. Ellis, and Chris H. Harrison . Low frequency bottom reverberation in a Pekeris waveguide with...Chris H. Harrison . Towards benchmarks of low frequency reverberation level in a Pekeris waveguide: Insight from analytical solutions. J. Acoust...USA, 23–27 May 2011. [AEH15] Michael A. Ainslie, Dale D. Ellis, and Chris H. Harrison . Low frequency bottom reverberation in a Pekeris waveguide

  19. Mid Course Space Experiment (MSX) Environmental Assessment

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    1992-03-06

    Space Dynamics Laboratory l •Gary Geist/Chris Soberg Photon Research Associates, Inc. I[ John Kelly Zoning Administration and EnforcementI "Howard County...1991a. MSXDedicated Target Information (July). 1] Photon Research Associates, Inc. (PRA), 1991b. Memo from Chris Soberg to Major Eric linker, SDIO/TNS...regarding SDIO/TNE data request. Photon Research Associates, Inc. (PRA), 1992. Memo from Chris Soberg to John Kittridge, I DMSS, regarding MSX Threshold

  20. Characterization of Vertical Impact Device Acceleration Pulses Using Parametric Assessment: Phase II Accelerated Free-Fall

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    2016-04-30

    ACCELERATED FREE -FALL Mr. Chris Perry Mr. Chris Burneka Warfighter Interface Division Ms. Rachael Christopher ORISE Mr. Chris Albery Infoscitex...of Vertical Impact Device Acceleration Pulses Using Parametric Assessment: Phase II Accelerated Free -Fall 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER FA8650-14-D-6500...bungee cord system interfaced between the VID free -fall carriage and the reaction mass to provide an initial velocity at carriage release. The approach

  1. A Lightweight TwiddleNet Portal

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    2008-03-01

    Chris Clotfelter, Rob Myers and Dirk Ableiter for their help and support. Furthermore, I would like to thank my wife Xanthippi for her patience...and share them on TwiddleNet. TwiddleNet automatically tags the images with date/time, location and author information. Chris , the local head of the...fire brigade, is 4 heading up the command post and he notifies that new pictures are available from the first two responders of every team. Chris

  2. Gain Coupling of Class A Semiconductor Lasers (Postprint)

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    2010-09-01

    AFRL-RY-WP-TP-2010-1250 GAIN COUPLING OF CLASS A SEMICONDUCTOR LASERS (POSTPRINT) Chris Hessenius, Mahmoud Fallahi, and Jerome Moloney...PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 62204F 6. AUTHOR(S) Chris Hessenius, Mahmoud Fallahi, and Jerome Moloney (University of Arizona) Nathan Terry and Robert...98) Prescribed by ANSI Std. Z39-18 Gain coupling of class A semiconductor lasers Chris Hessenius,1,* Nathan Terry,2 Mahmoud Fallahi,1 Jerome

  3. Expedition 35/36 Crew Departs Star City

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    Expedition 35 Flight Enginners Chris Cassidy, Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin participated in traditional ceremonies at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia outside Mo...

  4. 77 FR 11534 - Sunshine Act Meeting Notice

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    ...: Stop This Insanity, Inc. Employee Leadership Fund; Audit Division Recommendation Memorandum on Chris Dodd for President, Inc.; Management and Administrative Matters. Individuals who plan to attend...

  5. Exploration Technology Development & Demonstration

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    Chris Moore delivers a presentation from the Exploration Technology Development & Demonstration (ETDD) study team on May 25, 2010, at the NASA Exploration Enterprise Workshop held in Galveston, TX....

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    ... FSA Letter; SFJ Letter; AFME Letter; JCR Letter. \\30\\ See Letter from Tom Deutsch, Executive Director... from Tom Deutsch, Executive Director, American Securitization Forum and Chris Dalton, Chief...

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    ... Deutsch, Executive Director, American Securitization Forum, and Chris Dalton, Chief Executive Officer... Barnard to the Commission, dated Nov. 23, 2011 (``Barnard Letter''); Letter from Tom Deutsch,...

  8. Internet Worm and Virus Protection for Very High-Speed Networks

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    2004-08-20

    John Lockwood • Ronald Loui • Jon Turner – Graduate Students • Mike Attig • Sarang Dharmapurikar • David Lim • Jing Lu • Bharath Madhusudan...James Moscola • Chris Neely • David Schuehler • Todd Sproull • David Taylor • Haoyu Song • Chris Zuver • Industry Research Partners – Matthew Kulig

  9. Nigeria: Government Corruption and Electoral Reform

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    2012-11-02

    charges of 26 Chris Albin -Lackey and Eric Guttschuss, “Corruption on Trial?” Human Rights Watch, August... Albin -Lackey, Chris and Eric Guttschuss. “Corruption on Trial?” Human Rights Watch, August 25, 2011. http://www.hrw.org/print/reports/2011/08/25

  10. 77 FR 65867 - Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Hearings

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    ... (Amendment 15) to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Atlantic Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish (MSB) and to... . Include ``Scoping Comments on MSB 15'' in the subject; Mail to Chris Moore, Ph.D., Executive Director, Mid... of the envelope ``Scoping Comments on MSB 15'' or Fax to Chris Moore, Ph.D., (302) 674-5399....

  11. From Tununak to Beaufort: Taking a Critical Inquiry Stance as a First Year Teacher

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    Fecho, Bob; Price, Kim; Read, Chris

    2004-01-01

    In this article, the authors show how two first year teachers a continent apart--Kim in the village of Tununak on the Bering Sea in Alaska and Chris in Beaufort, South Carolina, on the Atlantic Ocean--were able to take inquiry stances on their classrooms. In particular, through analysis of e-mails written in Chris' and Kim's first years of…

  12. 77 FR 38585 - Fisheries of the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and South Atlantic; Reef Fish Fishery of the Gulf of...

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    ...NMFS announces the receipt of an application for an exempted fishing permit (EFP) from Dr. Chris Koenig (Florida State University) and Dr. Chris Stallings (University of South Florida). If granted, the EFP would authorize the applicants to use trained for-hire fishermen to be able to temporarily possess goliath grouper for non-lethal sampling during the course of their normal fishing......

  13. Movements and Spatial Use of Satellite-Tagged Odontocetes in the Western Main Hawaiian Islands: Results of Field Work Undertaken off O’ahu in October 2010 and Kaua’i in February 2011

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    2011-09-01

    Off O‘ahu we thank Bud Antonelis, Brenda Asuncion, Chuck Babbitt, Chris Boggs, Colleen Bryan, Vicki Davis, Pete Donaldson, Melissa Evans, Scott...Postgraduate School Monterey, CA Chris Miller Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CA John Joseph Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CA... Eckman Office of Naval Research Arlington, VA Ari Friedlaender Duke University Beaufort, NC CAPT Robin Brake U.S. Navy Washington

  14. Leadership as an Emergent Phenomenon: A Framework for Complexity and Adaptability

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    2008-06-01

    are similar. Specifically, the distribution of developmental scores using the LDP and Kegan’s Subject-Object interview are practically identical ...organizational effectiveness (pp. 109-127). Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing. Argyris, Chris, and Donald Schon. (1974). Theory in practice...Increasing professional effectiveness. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Argyris, Chris and Donald Schon. (1978). Organizational learning: A theory of

  15. Asking "Who Are You?" when Going "into the Wild": Moving beyond an Individualized Form of Outdoor Education

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    Zink, Robyn

    2010-01-01

    The story of Chris McCandless, as told by Jon Krakauer, and more recently by Sean Penn, tells a familiar tale of going alone into the wilderness in search of the truth of oneself. Chris's story provides a parable to explore some of the motifs that inform contemporary outdoor education. In this paper I draw on the work of Michel Foucault and Judith…

  16. Unanswered prayers: religiosity and the god-serving bias.

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    Riggio, Heidi R; Uhalt, Joshua; Matthies, Brigitte K

    2014-01-01

    Two self-report experiments examined how religiosity affects attributions made for a target person's death. Online adults (Study 1, N = 427) and undergraduate students (Study 2, N = 326) read about Chris who had a heart attack, used religious or health behaviors, and lived or died. Participants made attributions to Chris and God (both studies), and reported their emotions (Study 2). Participants made more attributions to Chris when he lived than when he died, but only when he used health behaviors. The highly religious made more attributions to God, but not when Chris used religious behaviors and died (the God-serving bias); they reported the most positive emotions when Chris lived after using religious behaviors (the Hallelujah effect). Directions for future research in terms of implicit religious beliefs and normative evaluations of religion are discussed.

  17. A Celebration of the Space Shuttle Program

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    On September 23, 2011, NASA Langley hosted a Shuttle Celebration at the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton, Va. More than 650 guests attended, including STS-135 Commander Chris Ferguson and NAS...

  18. ISS Update: Expedition 34 Flight Director Describes Station Science Operations

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    NASA Public Affairs Officer Josh Byerly interviews Chris Edelen, Expedition 34 Lead Flight Director, at Johnson Space Center’s Mission Control Center. Edelen has overseen the research and utiliza...

  19. Thank you, Royal Society

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    Toumey, Chris

    2015-04-01

    More than a decade after it was first published, Chris Toumey revisits a report from the Royal Society on the opportunities and uncertainties of nanotechnology, and finds that it still has plenty to offer.

  20. Quick lessons on environmental nanotech

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    Toumey, Chris

    2015-07-01

    The use of silver nanoparticles to clean clothes and the use of magnetite nanoparticles to clean water provide contrasting illustrations of the potential environmental consequences of nanotechnology, as Chris Toumey explains.

  1. From science to policy

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    Toumey, Chris

    2015-01-01

    A recent conference on the environmental effects of nanoparticles leaves Chris Toumey reflecting on the difficulties of carrying out nanotoxicology research that can be used to develop informed environmental regulation.

  2. Nanobots today

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    Toumey, Chris

    2013-07-01

    Nanobots have in the past been a fixture of science fiction writing and illustration, and such ideas are now also appearing in scientific research. But, as Chris Toumey explains, practical nanobots are different from their science fiction counterparts.

  3. Lessons from before and after nanotech

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    Toumey, Chris

    2012-10-01

    Ethical questions arising from biotechnology first, then nanotechnology, and synthetic biology now, present common features, but as Chris Toumey explains, the scientific and ethical issues arising in each case should be treated individually.

  4. Expedition 35/36 Final Exams

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    Three Expedition 35/36 crew members prepare for their final exams in their Sokol launch and entry suits at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia. NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy a...

  5. 76 FR 15300 - Endangered Species; File Nos. 16266 and 16291

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    ... Virginia Living Museum, 524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA, 23602 [Chris Crippen, Responsible... educating the public on shortnose sturgeon life history and the reasons for the species decline....

  6. Plenty of gloom and doom at the bottom?

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    Toumey, Chris

    2009-07-01

    The relationship between humans and technology is often viewed as a debate between technophobes who oppose technology, irrespective of its benefits, and technophiles who think that all technology is good. Chris Toumey prefers the cyborg point of view.

  7. Essential Tremor Is More Than a Tremor

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    ... Donate Prev Next IETF > About Essential Tremor > Video Video Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ... of this life-altering neurological condition. Meet our video volunteers: Recent News Chris Kennedy’s mild hereditary tremor ...

  8. LIA Rock Drill Laboratory

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    1999-06-02

    Johnson, LIA Fern Gaffey, LIA Rick Callahan, LIA Doug Korba, Innolog Chris Ogburn, Gensym Outstanding Senior Leadership Support and...Campbell and Ft Stewart to test initial business rules and estimate - Developed & validated Training & Doctrine Command (TRADOC) models - Tailored models

  9. Updating Regional Supplements to the Corps of Engineers Wetland Delineation Manual

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    2012-08-01

    Martel Corps California Paul Minkin Corps Massachusetts Karen Mulligan Corps Washington DC Chris Noble Corps Mississippi Norman Melvin NRCS Texas...Massachusetts Katherine Trott Corps Virginia Lenore Vasilas NRCS Washington DC POINTS OF CONTACT: For additional information, contact Mr. Jacob

  10. Peter Gabriel Talks With Space Station Crew

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    Singer-songwriter Peter Gabriel and family visit Mission Control Houston and talk with Expedition 33 Commander Kevin Ford and Flight Engineers Tom Marshburn and Chris Hadfield aboard the Internatio...

  11. The Multiplicative Situation

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    Hurst, Chris

    2015-01-01

    The relationships between three critical elements, and the associated mathematical language, to assist students to make the critical transition from additive to multiplicative thinking are examined in this article by Chris Hurst.

  12. EAGLE: galaxy evolution with the E-ELT

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    Evans, Chris; Morris, Simon; Swinbank, Mark; Cuby, Jean-Gabriel; Lehnert, Matthew; Puech, Mathieu

    2010-04-01

    Chris Evans, Simon Morris, Jean-Gabriel Cuby, Matt Lehnert, Mark Swinbank and Mathieu Puech describe an instrument that could bring distant galaxies and stellar populations within reach of the European Extremely Large Telescope.

  13. Magnetotails throughout the solar system

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    Forsyth, C.; Milan, S. E.; Walsh, A. P.

    2010-12-01

    MEETING REPORT A key part of heliospheric and planetary physics came under scrutiny at an RAS Specialist Discussion Meeting in October. Colin Forsyth, Chris Arridge, Steve Milan and Andrew Walsh summarize.

  14. STS-135: Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver

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    On July 10, 2011, space shuttle Atlantis performed the nine-minute Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver, or “backflip.” With Commander Chris Ferguson at the helm, Atlantis rotated 360 degrees backward to ...

  15. Development of Nanostructured Metallic Systems-Progress and Challenges

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2003-09-01

    Larsen - GEGR, Niskayuna • Michelle Othon - GEGR, Niskayuna • Ann Ritter - GEGR, Niskayuna • Chris Furstoss - GEGR, Niskayuna • Yunzhi Wang - Ohio State University • Hamish Fraser - Ohio State University

  16. 78 FR 10639 - Proposed Amendment to Prohibited Transaction Exemption 2006-06 (PTE 2006-06) for Services...

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    2013-02-14

    ... publicly disclosed. All comments may be posted on the Internet and can be retrieved by most Internet search engines. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chris Motta, Office of Exemption Determinations,...

  17. ISS Update: Robonaut Glove Test (Part 2)

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    NASA Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean interviews Chris Ihrke, General Motors Lead Engineer for the Robo-Glove Project, about the Robonaut glove test. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson an...

  18. Affirming Our Own Existence.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Arnold, John

    1992-01-01

    "Teaching Ten to Fourteen Year Olds," by Chris Stevenson, describes the author's odyssey as a teacher. Although scholarly and well researched, the book is filled with stories and anecdotes. Many of the teaching strategies are explained in detail. (MLF)

  19. Final Shuttle Crew Recaps Mission for Dryden Staff

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    STS-135 crew members, commander Chris Ferguson, pilot Doug Hurley and mission specialists Sandy Magnus and Rex Walheim, recalled personal highlights of the final shuttle mission and their involveme...

  20. The Jones Commission - DoD Study of the Military Commissary System. Volume 2. Appendices

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    1989-12-18

    District and Heidelberg Commissary Mannheim- Spinelli Distribution Center Mannheim Commissary 21 July - Wildflecken (plus annex), Bad Kissingen...Merchandise Management Branch Ms. Chris Windsor Chief, Budget Branch Ms. Jean Doonan Chief, Accounting Branch Mr. Robert Martinez Chief, Management Branch Mr

  1. Sir Paul McCartney Wake-up Song and Greeting

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    Paul McCartney and Beatles favorite "Good Day Sunshine" greet the Atlantis crew of Chris Ferguson, Doug Hurley, Sandy Magnus and Rex Walheim first thing on Flight Day 8. Sir Paul and the Beatles’...

  2. Station Commander Praises AMS

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    When asked what's the most important International Space Station experiment, Commander Chris Hadfield names the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-2, a state-of-the-art particle physics detector that coul...

  3. A Methodology for Quantitative Comparison of Experimental to Predicted Chemical Deposition Data

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1990-07-01

    INTRODUCTION ..................................................................................... 1 II. BACKGROUN D...Ed Kerhn ANL\\SY-J (J Bloomquist) Dr Ni Charrn ANC -S’i -GD (R Mezan) 1801 N Beauregard Street ANIXS’ (Chandler) Alexandria. %A 22311 AXL\\SY (Chris

  4. Next Station Crew in Kazakhstan for Soyuz Launch

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    Expedition 35/36 Soyuz Commander Pavel Vinogradov of the Russian Federal Space Agency, NASA Flight Engineer Chris Cassidy and Russian Flight Engineer Alexander Misurkin arrive at the Baikonur Cosmo...

  5. A Bioassay Experiment to Determine Water Quality Impacts Related to Trout Mortality at a Hatchery Downstream of Lake Sidney Lanier, Georgia.

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1982-03-01

    Erikson, Chemistry Jim Rosenbauer, Biology Project Technicians Ray Lewis, Aquaculture Chris Newman, Biological Technician Lisa Grant, Biological Technician...temperature destratifying turbulence is created. Air is less expensive than oxygen, but hypolimnetic aeration produces nitrogen supersaturation which can be

  6. A human perspective

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    2011-09-01

    As we face perhaps the biggest challenge in our species' history, Chris Stringer -- a palaeoanthropologist at London's Natural History Museum and author of The Origin Of Our Species -- tells Nature Climate Change how our hominid cousins battled past climate change.

  7. Kennedy Space Center Wakes STS-135 Crew

    NASA Video Gallery

    The Flight Day 13 wakeup music was "Fanfare for the Common Man" by Aaron Copland played for Commander Chris Ferguson. It was followed by a prerecorded message from Kennedy Space Center employees. K...

  8. Expedition 34 Final Training

    NASA Video Gallery

    The Expedition 34 crew members conduct final training at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center before their Dec. 19 launch to the International Space Station. Flight Engineers Chris Hadfield, Roman...

  9. Expedition 34/35 Crew Members Visit Red Square

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    Space Station crew members Chris Hadfield, Roman Romanenko and Tom Marshburn placed flowers at the Kremlin Wall in Red Square in Moscow, Russia, as part of ceremonial activities leading to their la...

  10. Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Bioplastic Packaging Materials

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-05-01

    FINAL REPORT Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) Bioplastic Packaging Materials SERDP Project WP-1478 MAY 2010 Dr.Chris Schwier Metabolix... Bioplastic Packaging Materials 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c. PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 6. AUTHOR(S) 5d. PROJECT NUMBER SI 1478 Dr. Chris Schwier 5e. TASK...polymers were produced using blends of branched, long chain-length PHA polymers with linear PHA polymers.      15. SUBJECT TERMS Bioplastic

  11. Identifying and Leveraging Trust as a Key Element in the Development, Implementation and Sustainment of the Salt Lake City Fire Department’s Intelligence Program

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2014-09-01

    was required. Research conducted by Center for Homeland Defense and Security graduate Chris Bertram identified key constructs of collaboration...all constructs identified as enablers of collaboration by Bertram and Hocevar. Mayer et al. Dyadic Organizational Trust Model was identified as the...exceptions; the first is a thesis written by CHDS student Chris Bertram . His work will be used to evaluate what role trust played specifically in

  12. The Future of Responder Family Preparedness: The New Normal

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2013-12-01

    They make a very powerful and logical point. Landahl subsequently collaborated in 2011 with Chris Bertram and Michael Williams to publish an article... Bertram , Mark Landahl, and Michael C. Williams, “Family vs. Duty: Personal and Family Preparedness for Law Enforcement Organizational Resilience...Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving. New York: Chatham House, 2000. Bertram , Chris, Mark Landahl, and

  13. Architectural Survey of a Water Tower in Youngstown Air Reserve Station

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-11-15

    in g R es ea rc h La bo ra to ry Chris J. Cochran and Adam Smith November 2010 Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited...Heritage Conservation Branch (CN-C) of the Installations Division (CN), Construction Engineering Re- search Laboratory (CERL). Adam Smith was the CERL...S) Chris J. Cochran and Adam Smith 5d. PROJECT NUMBER MIPR 5e. TASK NUMBER F5Q3370173G001 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 333529 7. PERFORMING

  14. Energy Supply Options for Modernizing Army Heating Systems

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1999-01-01

    Modernizing Army Heating Systems Michael K. Brewer, Thomas E. Durbin, Chris Dilks, Roch A. Ducey , Vicki L. Van Blaricum, William T. Brown, William...NUMBERS 4A162784 AT45 UL-XC7 6. AUTHOR(S) Michael K. Brewer, Thomas E. Durbin, Chris Dilks, Roch A. Ducey , Vicki L. VanBlaricum, William T. Brown...Laboratories (USACERL). The USACERL principal investigator was Michael K. Brewer. Martin J. Savoie is Acting Chief, CECER-UL-U; Dr. John T. Bandy is

  15. Mycobacterium Xenopi Found Incidentally on MRI of the Cervical Spine

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-01-01

    Mycobacterium Xenopi Found Incidentally on MRI of the Cervical Spine Military Medicine Radiology Corner, Vol. 175. January, 2010 Radiology Corner...Mycobacterium Xenopi Found Incidentally on MRI of the Cervical Spine Guarantor: Chris Walker1 Contributors: Chris Walker; 1 Col Les Folio...Mycobacterium xenopi in her lung. A mass was incidentally noted in the right upper apex on an MRI ordered to evaluate a subluxation seen in her cervical

  16. 2D and 3D Modeling of the Stratigraphic Sequences at the Adriatic and Rhone Continental Margins

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2005-09-30

    tectonics, and their influences on sequence architecture. John Swenson, with assistance from Chris Paola, Juan Fedele, myself and others have jointly...and Chris Paola of the University of Minnesota. This provides an improved estimation of the sand/mud ration and thus the mean grain size for non...Karson, E. Mullenbach, J. Swenson, C. Nittrouer, B. Murray, G. Spinelli , C. Fulthorpe, D. O’Grady, G. Parker, N. Driscoll, R. Burger, C. Paola, D

  17. Uncovering the Fundamental Nature of Tribological Interfaces: High-Resolution Tribology and Spectroscopy of Ultrahard Nanostructured Diamond Films for MEMS and Beyond

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-12-01

    Undergraduate Students: Jason A. Bares, Abraham Spinelli (also supported by a REU fellowship), Graham E. Wabiszewski (also supported by a REU fellowship... Chris Muratore) to investigate nano-scale features on worn “chameleon” coatings. Dr. Voevodin was invited to give a talk at UW-Madison in the spring...2006 and Dr. Chris Muratore was invited to give a presentation at a Materials Research Society Symposium entitled “Nanotribology: Impact for Materials

  18. Coalition Warfare. Considerations for the Air Component Commander.

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1998-03-01

    Chris Campbell, trip report—Balkan Air Campaign Study Research Trip, 26 February 1996. Entire transcript at USAF HRA, Maxwell AFB, Ala., BACS files H4a...MISC-22. 23. Bickers. 24. Andrea Spinelli , "Luftwaffe Enters Bosnia Zone," Flight International, 13 September 1995. 25. Robert Hölzer, "NATO...BACS team members Lt Col Brad Davis and Maj Chris Orndorff, 16 February 1996, BACS trip report dated 10-24 February 1996. Entire transcript at USAF

  19. Uncovering the Fundamental Nature of Tribological Interfaces: High Resolution Tribology and Spectroscopy of Ultrahard Nanostructured Diamond Films for MEMS and Beyond

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-12-31

    Bares, Abraham Spinelli (also supported by a REU fellowship), Graham E. Wabiszewski (also supported by a REU fellowship). Publications The...interactions with AFRL (Dr. Audrey Voevodin, Dr. Chris Muratore) to investigate nano-scale features on worn "chameleon" coatings. Dr. Voevodin was invited...to give a talk at UW-Madison in the spring, 2006 and Dr. Chris Muratore was invited to give a presentation at a Materials Research Society Symposium

  20. 2D and 3D Modeling of the Stratigraphic Sequences at the Adriatic and Rhone Continental Margins

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2004-09-30

    tectonics, and their influences on sequence architecture. John Swenson, with assistance from Chris Paola, Juan Fedele, I and others are jointly...fluvial dynamics, which includes channel belt and overbank deposition, has been developed by Juan Fedele and Chris Paola of the University of Minnesota...Nittrouer, B. Murray, G. Spinelli , C. Fulthorpe, D. O’Grady, G. Parker, N. Driscoll, R. Burger, C. Paola, D. Orange, M. Wolinsky, M. Field, C

  1. Proceedings of the Fluidic State-of-the-Art Symposium Held at Naval Surface Weapons Center, White Oak, Md on 30 September - 3 October 1974. Volume 6

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1974-01-01

    Somers Windsor Locks, CT 06096 SOWERS, Edwin U., III Mr. Edwin U. Sowers, P. 0. Box 216 Quantin, PA 17083 SPYR0P0UL0S, Chris SRIDHAR, K. Commander...Harry Diamond Laboratories ATTN: AMXD0-RDD (Mr. Chris Spyropoulos) Washington, DC 20^38 University of Windsor Dept of Mechanical Engineering...Institute of Technology. In 1953 he joined the Warner and Swasey Company. In 195^ and 1955 he worked with Dr. D. P. Eckman at Case in the

  2. ChRIS--A web-based neuroimaging and informatics system for collecting, organizing, processing, visualizing and sharing of medical data.

    PubMed

    Pienaar, Rudolph; Rannou, Nicolas; Bernal, Jorge; Hahn, Daniel; Grant, P Ellen

    2015-01-01

    The utility of web browsers for general purpose computing, long anticipated, is only now coming into fruition. In this paper we present a web-based medical image data and information management software platform called ChRIS ([Boston] Children's Research Integration System). ChRIS' deep functionality allows for easy retrieval of medical image data from resources typically found in hospitals, organizes and presents information in a modern feed-like interface, provides access to a growing library of plugins that process these data - typically on a connected High Performance Compute Cluster, allows for easy data sharing between users and instances of ChRIS and provides powerful 3D visualization and real time collaboration.

  3. MIT Laboratory for Computer Science Progress Report 27

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1990-06-01

    Link Chip (DLC). These components were discussed in some detail in last year’s progress report. PaRC is a CMOS gate array designed by Chris Joerg that...burdening the network. Chris Joerg has finished the design of PaRC and the generation of a complete set of test vectors. PaRC has 33,000 used gates and is...N. Lynch, Y. Mansour, and J Spinelli . The Data Link Layer: The Impos- sibility of Implementation in Face of Crashes. Technical Memo MIT/LCS/TM-355.b

  4. APL-UW High-Frequency Ocean Environmental Acoustic Models Handbook

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1994-10-01

    isrsue. A. MODEL INPUT PAR41METERS This .section can be viewed as a " front end " dcsig .. d to allw se-rs teo Cbt’ainA area- sonable estimates of the...contacting the APL front desk (206-543-1300) to page either Kevin or Chris. Alternatively, email may be sent to chris@apl.washington.edu or williams...line 2 Name of file containing sound speed profile (m/s) line 3 Name of output file line 4- end Reference depth (m) and elevation at reference depth

  5. Exhaust Plume Characterization of a Mini-PPT Using a Time-of-Flight/Gridded Energy Analyzer

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2002-01-01

    thesis might of just been about the repair of a diffusion pump. Chris Rayburn, was a huge help in getting the PPT set up and working in the tank, so...operating system was used both for the control of the PPT and data acquisition. PPT control was done via a LabVIEW T program written by Chris Rayburn. LabVIEW...Heminger, J., and Gatsonis, N., "Pulsed Plasma Thruster Contamination," AIAA Paper 96-2729, July 1996. 19 Gatsonis, N. A., Eckman , R., Xuemin, Y

  6. Low Temperature Powder Coating

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2011-02-09

    Patterson AFB, OH David Piatkowski, Chris Mahendra NAVAIR James Davila, Chris Geib SAIC Beavercreek, OH O G D E N A I R L O G I S T I C S C E N T...PUBLICATIONS Geib , C.W., Davila J.A., Patterson W., et al. “Low Temperature Cure Powder Coating, ESTCP Project WP-0614.” Joint Services Environmental...Management Conference, Columbus, Ohio. 21 – 24 May 2007. Geib , C.W., Davila J.A., Patterson W., et al. “Advances and Testing of Powder Coatings for Aerospace

  7. "Depend on, Rely on, Count on": Economic Subjectivities Aboard "The Polar Express"

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    Saltmarsh, Sue

    2009-01-01

    Christmas literature and film produced for children is an important, albeit under-researched, site for the production of cultural values and norms. This paper analyses Chris Van Allsburg's 1985 picture book "The Polar Express", the 2004 Warner Brothers feature film of the same title, the film's official website, and resources for teachers…

  8. Stabilization and Reconstruction Staffing. Developing U.S. Civilian Personnel Capabilities

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-01-01

    Bran- nan, and Larry Diamond, as well as many others too numerous to mention. We would also like to thank Julia Taft, Chris Hoe , Joe Ben- kert, Don...facilities—plus another 170 border-control experts—simply to teach a new crop of Iraqi police basic policing and administrative skills. Contracted by

  9. Whittling Away at Public Education.

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    Rist, Marilee C.

    1991-01-01

    A group of 100 experts, backed by marketer Chris Whittle, will convene in January 1992 to invent a new, for-profit U.S. school. Whittle also plans to offer his proprietary school design to public schools and/or contract to administer schools or districts. Privatization benefits and concerns are debated. Sidebars profile Whittle and other education…

  10. The Rumor

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    Bartlett, Thomas

    2006-01-01

    An assistant professor of finance, Chris Dussold was fired by Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville in 2004 allegedly for copying another professor's teaching statement, but he believes he was dismissed because of a persistent rumor that he was sleeping with an undergraduate. A year later, Dussold discusses his crusade to restore his…

  11. Reclaiming Our Roots: The Influences of Media Curriculum on the Natural Hair Movement

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    Jeffries, Rhonda Baynes; Jeffries, Devair

    2014-01-01

    This article, theoretically constructed on Gramsci's notion of cultural hegemony, explores the use of Black female hair as a cultural signifier in two media texts, specifically Adrienne Kennedy's play, "Funnyhouse of a Negro," and Chris Rock's documentary, "Good Hair," in specific media texts. Analysis of the…

  12. Corrigendum to "Measurement and computations for temperature dependences of self-broadened carbon dioxide transitions in the 30012←00001 and 30013←00001 bands" [J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf., 111 (9) (2010) 1065-1079

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Predoi-Cross, Adriana; Liu, W.; Murphy, Reba; Povey, Chad; Gamache, R.; Laraia, A.; McKellar, A. R. W.; Hurtmans, Daniel; Devi, V. M.

    2015-10-01

    The group of authors would like to make the following clarification: the retrievals of self-broadened temperature dependence coefficients were performed by the authors both using the multispectrum fit program from Ref. [14] and using the multispectrum fit program of D. Chris Benner [Benner DC, Rinsland CP, Devi VM, Smith MAH, Atkins D. A multispectrum nonlinear least-squares fitting technique. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transf. 1995;53:705-21.). To retrieve the room temperature self-broadening parameters, the authors have used the values in Ref. [4]. For reasons of consistency with the results published for air-broadening and air-shift temperature dependence coefficients in A. Predoi-Cross, A.R.W. McKellar, D. Chris Benner, V. Malathy Devi, R.R. Gamache, C.E. Miller, R.A. Toth, L.R. Brown, Temperature dependences for air-broadened Lorentz half width and pressure-shift coefficients in the 30013←00001 and 30012←00001 bands of CO2near 1600 μm, Canadian Journal of Physics, 87 (5) (2009) 517-535, Tables 2 and 3, and Figures 2 and 4 contain only the values retrieved using the multispectrum fit program of D. Chris Benner. We would like to thank D. Chris Benner for allowing us to use his fitting software.

  13. Design of a Stagnation Heater for the Rarefied Gas Wing Tunnel

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1990-12-01

    mounted on the outside of the heater should be used near key joints to insure the 0-rings aren’t overheating. The heat transfer analysis showed the...Diamond bits preferred for this application. They didn’t know if it would work. Vesuvius McDanel Co. (412) 843-8300 Chris Rogowski 510 Ninth Ave FAX

  14. An Asilomar for nanotech

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Toumey, Chris

    2014-07-01

    Although numerous statements on ethics in nanotechnology have been published, they exist as seemingly disparate, stand-alone works. Inspired by a process that the field of genetic engineering went through in the 1970s, Chris Toumey suggests one way in which some clarity could be brought to the topic.

  15. Researching VET and Disability. At a Glance

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Griffin, Tabatha; Beddie, Francesca

    2011-01-01

    This publication is dedicated to Chris Selby Smith, who was posthumously awarded the 2009 National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) VET Researcher of the Year Award. Selby Smith's body of work displayed many aspects of the excellence for which the award is offered. His experience working in both academia and the public service gave…

  16. Rescuing Downed Aircrews: The Value of Time

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2015-01-01

    Vehicle Analysis of Alternatives” for Headquarters Air Combat Command/Defense Reutilization and Marketing Region.17 ODF was an operation initiated by...mechanisms modeled are hypothermia and dehydration. The model is sensitive to environmental conditions; clothing ; floating aids; and the weight, age, and...and the clothing 51 Xu, Amin, and Santee, 2008. 52 Xiaojiang Xu, Chris A. Turner, and William R

  17. 10. Photocopy of photographs (original photographs in possession of Coronado ...

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

    10. Photocopy of photographs (original photographs in possession of Coronado Historical Association). Chris Ackerman, Photographer, 1992. THREE VIEWS OF BABCOCK COURT: 1) CENTRAL COURTYARD FROM SECOND STORY PORCH, 2) AREA BEHIND BUNGALOWS, 3) OBLIQUE VIEW OF BUNGALOW FRONTS WITH TWO-STORY APARTMENT IN REAR - Heilman Villas, 706-720 Orange Avenue & 1060-1090 Seventh Street, Coronado, San Diego County, CA

  18. Gentlemen We Are Out of Money...Now We Have to Think - Prioritization of Objectives in a Resource Constrained Environment

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-02-15

    Additionally I would like to thank Dr. Greg Parnell, Ph.D., MAJ Melanie Vinton, COL William Sorrells, COL Simon Goerger, Ph.D., COL Chris Hill, Ph.D., and... Klein , J. Orasanu, R. Calderwood, & C. E. Zsambok (Eds.), Decision Making in Action: Models and Methods (pp. 327-345). Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishers

  19. The Tribulations of Reusing and Repackaging Data: A Review of "How Has School Productivity Changed in Australia?"

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Zyngier, David

    2009-01-01

    In their paper, "How has school productivity changed in Australia?" social economists Andrew Leigh and Chris Ryan (2008) attempt to show that Australian (government) schools and their teachers' productivity has declined by some 73 per cent between 1964 and 2003 compared to an overall increase of 64 per cent across the Australian economy.…

  20. DoD Biometrics Collaboration Forum 25-27 Jan 2011. Event Report

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2011-03-01

    Branch Mr. Dennis Branson – BIMA Military Operations Branch Mr. Nick DiPiazza – BIMA Military Operations Branch Mr. Chris Melton – NSTID, USAICoE...Special Operations Command Pacific eric.hill@idealinnovations.com Hodges Steve Agnitio Corporation shodges@agnitio.us Holland John US Army

  1. China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-05-09

    on U.S.- China relations, Assistant Secretary of State James Kelly confirmed to Senator Russell Feingold that the State Department raised with China...2005 Joint Statement. Assistant Secretary Chris Hill reported no breakthrough. Meanwhile in Beijing, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Treasury Daniel

  2. China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-01-31

    on U.S.- China relations, Assistant Secretary of State James Kelly confirmed to Senator Russell Feingold that the State Department raised with China...Statement. Assistant Secretary Chris Hill reported no breakthrough. Meanwhile in Beijing, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Treasury Daniel Glaser held

  3. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

    MedlinePlus

    ... Reactors, gives Chris Fallon, vice president of new nuclear development at Duke Energy Florida, … more… Spotlight Strategic Plan Baffle-Former Bolts Open-Phase Electrical Issue Response to GAO Materials Licensing Audit Additional ... Plant Project Aim Commission Documents Fire Protection ...

  4. How Semantic and Episodic Memory Contribute to Autobiographical Memory. Commentary on Burt

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    Tendolkar, Indira

    2008-01-01

    In his article, Chris Burt focuses on the relationship between time and autobiographical memory. The question Burt puts forward is whether temporal markers in reports on autobiographic memories reflect specific temporal information or result from rather complex cognitive processing of time-relevant knowledge. The aspect of time is inherent to the…

  5. Methodology for Architecting Energy Systems in Ultra Low Energy Communities: Energy System Architecting Tool (ESAT)

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2011-05-01

    Dr. Arvind Raghunathan, Dr. Larry Zeidner Professor Timothy Simpson, Gary Stump Professor Chris Paredis, Axel Reichwein, Ben Lee, Sean Hay Kim...Dahtzen Chu, Jim Miller (TPOC) Mike Case, Richard Liesen (NetZero Installations Project) Security of energy supply  Vulnerable loads served under all

  6. Southern California 2011 Behavioral Response Study: Marine Mammal Monitoring Support

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2011-09-30

    Archive) UPS AIS Receiver WILD Mapper SSC Pacific 5 Group Behavior Sampling protocol was developed by the researchers ( Fleur Visser provided the...Figure 6. Locations of the 9 CEEs performed on Leg 1 of the SOCAL-11 BRS. Leg II. Chris worked with Fleur Visser (Group Behavior scientist) and

  7. Combating Workplace Violence. Guidelines for Employers and Law Enforcement

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1994-07-01

    Schweitzer William R. Wipprecht Frank Lichtenberger Dennis A. O’Neill Kerry V. Scott Roger Gene Wittrup William C. Lillich Rosalinda O’Neill Samuel...C. Scott Werner S. Wolff Linda Lind John Olaughlin Thomas L. Scott Charlie W. Wright Mark Lipian Edward Oliver Thomas M. Seamon Chris M. Wright

  8. 78 FR 15599 - Airworthiness Directives; Sikorsky Aircraft-Manufactured Model S-64F Helicopters

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-03-12

    ... bladed tail rotor (T/R) assemblies to prevent fatigue cracking, failure from static overload, and... service information identified in this AD, contact Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated, ATTN: Chris Erickson... referenced service information at the FAA, Office of the Regional Counsel, Southwest Region, 2601...

  9. Reconciling Self-Regard, Concern for Others, and a Passion for Teaching Music: Lessons from the Hunger Artist and the Hungry Ghost

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Morton, Charlene A.

    2012-01-01

    In his book, Chris Higgins acknowledges the challenges of teaching associated with heavy workloads, increasing responsibilities, and often diminishing respect from the very public institutions that teachers serve. However, his purpose is not to deplore the external conditions of teaching but to raise concerns about its service culture. He argues…

  10. Measuring Organizational Learning: A Preliminary Progress Report

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-08-01

    Contractor Report 2010-01 Measuring Organizational Learning : A Preliminary Progress Report Chris Winkler and Charles T...TITLE AND SUBTITLE Measuring Organizational Learning : A Preliminary Progress Report 5a. CONTRACT OR GRANT NUMBER W91WAW-07-C-0074 5b...Technical Publications Specialist (703) 602-8049 ii iii MEASURING ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING : A PRELIMINARY

  11. It's (Not Just) the Economy, Stupid

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    Russell, Malik

    2010-01-01

    Just as the recession has taken a toll in other states, New Jersey state budget coffers are shriveling up as public colleges and other state-supported services are asked to do more with less. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's slashing of $173 million from public colleges and universities has drawn the ire of higher education leaders, educators and…

  12. YA Novels in the AP Classroom: Crutcher Meets Camus.

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    Spencer, Patricia

    1989-01-01

    Describes existential elements in three novels for adolescents: "The Crazy Horse Electric Game" and "Running Loose" by Chris Crutcher; and "God, the Universe and Hot Fudge Sundaes" by Norma Howe. Asserts that adolescent literature in an advanced-placement English class can connect the classics to the present. (MM)

  13. Counternarcotics Strategies: Effects on Afghanistan Hearts and Minds

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-03-16

    Hodes and, Mark Sedra , The Search for Security in Post-Taliban Afghanistan, (NY: Routledge, 2007), 40. 48 Barton, 153. 49 Blanchard, 15. so Ibid, 19... Sedra . 2007. The Search for Security in Post-Taliban Afghanistan. New York, NY: Routledge, 2007. Johnson, Chris. Afghanistan. 2nd ed. GB: Oxfam, 2004

  14. Conditioned Fear Extinction and Generalization in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2009-08-01

    PTSD in the veteran population through the use of both psychotherapy and medication. CHRIS M. CROWE, Ph.D. (Clinical Community Psychology...vision loss, no loss of consciousness last ing longer than 5 minutes, no HIV /AIDS, and no current drug or alcohol abuse problems. PTSD and/or Major Depression?

  15. Exploring the Environment and Issues of Social Concern

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Curriculum Review, 2008

    2008-01-01

    "Teaching Kids to Change the World: Lessons to Inspire Social Responsibility for Grades 6-12," by Jennifer Griffin-Wiesner and Chris Maser, is a practical guide that provides educators with the essential tools to inspire young people to change the world for the better. Focusing on eight principles of change, it includes lessons, examples and…

  16. Turning up the heat on energy performance.

    PubMed

    Holme, Chris

    2008-09-01

    Chris Holme, principal engineer, Gateway Review and Estates and Facilities Division, Department of Health (DH), discusses what a new requirement for those running large publicly-owned buildings to display, publicly, information on their site's energy consumption will mean for the NHS when it comes into force on 1 October.

  17. Strategy for the Long Haul. Special Operations Forces: Future Challenges and Opportunities

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    2008-01-01

    snatch and grab” operations such as rescuing and extracting imprisoned political opposition leaders. These are all “ bread and butter” SOF tasks...future security environment. Acknowledgments I would like to express my appreciation for the work of Chris Dough - erty who made numerous substantive

  18. The Problem Is Education Not "Special Education"

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    Fellner, Gene

    2015-01-01

    In his article, "Urban special education policy and the lived experience of stigma in a high school science classroom," Chris Hale persuasively argues that the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and subsequent special education policies have largely failed to serve special education students who are stigmatized by their deficit…

  19. Math and Science. IDRA Focus.

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    1995-01-01

    This theme issue contains six articles on improving math and science education for minority group students, particularly language-minority students. "Accelerating Content Area Gains for English Language Learners" (Laura Chris Green) describes the Young Scientists Acquiring English project, which seeks to improve the content-area…

  20. Supergirl Scorned: Lessons about Young Femininity in an Australian Television Satire

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    Charles, Claire E.

    2010-01-01

    In this paper I explore the popular Australian television character of Ja'mie King--a teenage private school girl created and performed by male comedian Chris Lilley. I conceptualise Lilley's satire as a public pedagogy of young femininity. My reading of his satire responds to recent feminist scholarship around young femininities and "girl…

  1. Starting with "I": Personal Essays by Teenagers.

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    Estepa, Andrea, Ed.; Kay, Philip, Ed.

    In personal essays, teenagers express their views on serious subjects like violence, racism, and teen parenting, and discuss common teen experiences like dating, getting a job, and starting college. This collection contains the following: (1) "Brotherly Love" (Jessica Vicuna); (2) "How To Survive Shopping with Mom" (Chris Kanarick); (3) "A…

  2. EEG Indices Distinguish Spatial and Verbal Working Memory Processing: Implications for Real-Time Monitoring in a Closed-Loop Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Simulation

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    2005-07-01

    Advanced Brain Monitoring, Inc., 2850 Pio Pico Drive, Suite A, Carlsbad, CA USA 92008, chris@b-alert.com 2 Department of Industrial Engineering and...Acknowledgements This work was supported by the DARPA program, “Improving Warfighter Information Intake Under Stress” in which Advanced Brain Monitoring is a sub

  3. Social Red Bull: Exploring Energy Relationships in a School District Leadership Team

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    Daly, Alan J.; Liou, Yi-Hwa; Brown, Chris

    2016-01-01

    In this article, Alan J. Daly, Yi-Hwa Liou, and Chris Brown explore the idea of positive affective arousal through "energy exchange relationships" within a district leadership team. Education leaders have long been expected to be not only effective leaders but also motivators who can move change efforts forward. Although there has been…

  4. INT6 May Influence Breast Cancer Formation by Regulating the 26S Proteasome

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    2007-04-01

    critically reading the manuscript. We also thank Nick Rhind, Chris Norbury, Roger Tsien , and Colin Gordon for kindly providing materials that are...Yarbrough, C. A., Tsien , R. Y., and Remington, S. J. (2006) Biochemistry 45(32), 9639-9647 20. Bähler, J., Wu, J. Q., Longtine, M. S., Shah, N. G

  5. Water Can Be Messy, but that's OK: Reflections on Preparing Elementary Teachers to Teach Science

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    Kittleson, Julie M.; Tippins, Deborah J.

    2012-01-01

    Building on Christina Siry and Johaira Lara's account of one teacher's (Johaira's) identity formation, we describe how our own experiences with elementary teacher candidates inform, and are informed by, this account. Chris and Johaira provide a lens that helps us consider how experiences in elementary science teacher preparation courses and in…

  6. Neuroplasticity and Calcium Signaling in Stressed Rat Amygdala

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    2005-02-01

    plasticity in the medial and lateral amygdala in vitro. Yoder EJ, Tamir H, Ellisman MH (1996) 5-Hydroxytryptamine2A receptors on cultured rat Schwann ... Theodore and Vada Stanley Foundation is gratefully acknowledged. Editorial and manuscript assistance of Chris Gavin and Harriet Brightman is very much

  7. Race on the Occoquan: A President's Second Freshman Year

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    Martin, Roger H.

    2008-01-01

    In this article, the author relates his experiences as a second-time college freshman at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland. The author is a college president over the age of 50. He was also a melanoma cancer survivor who had underwent a lung surgery and chemotherapy four summers earlier. Chris Nelson, president of St. John's, had agreed to…

  8. Justice Served: True Tales of Injustice Will Provoke and Inspire Young Readers

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    Baxter, Kathleen

    2004-01-01

    Stories about people treated unfairly stir something deep in the psyche. This article briefly discusses three stories that involve people being treated unfairly: (1) Chris Crowe's Getting Away with Murder: The Tree Story' of the Emmett Till Case; (2) Michael Cooper's Remembering Manzanar: Life in a Japanese Relocation Camp; and (3) Deborah…

  9. When a Story Must Be Told

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    Lesesne, Teri; Crowe, Chris

    2006-01-01

    Chris Crowe, a university professor and author of young adult novels, sits with Lesesne to discuss his writing of both Mississippi Trial, 1955 (fiction) and Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Murder Case (nonfiction), related books that tell the story of a murder case that speaks to us from a half-century ago. Detailing…

  10. Technology in Education. IDRA Focus.

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    1995-01-01

    This theme issue includes four articles on the effective use of computers and electronic technology in education, and on equitable access to educational technologies for Hispanics and other minority groups. "Teachers and Instructional Technology: Wise or Foolish Choices" (Laura Chris Green) describes three unproductive roles for computer…

  11. Teaching Handicapped Students English: A Resource Handbook for K-12 Teachers.

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    Price, Jane W., Ed.

    One of five volumes devoted to teaching content subjects to the handicapped, the book addresses ways in which elementary and secondary regular class teachers have successfully worked with mainstreamed students in English. The following titles and authors are included: "Chris Learns to Read" (E. Roake); "Working Together" (B. Bodner-Johnson);…

  12. Aesthetic Relationships and Ethics in "The Oh Fuck Moment"

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    Breel, Astrid

    2015-01-01

    This article explores the aesthetics and ethics of participatory performance through "The Oh Fuck Moment" by Hannah Jane Walker and Chris Thorpe, a performance that aesthetically explores ethically troubling material and manipulation. Ethical criticism of participatory art in recent years has focused on the way the audience member is…

  13. Making U.S. Security and Privacy Rights Compatible

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    2013-09-01

    Twelve Questions Answered, Clovis answers questions from Chris Bellavita regarding Homeland Security, (May 2010), Naval Postgraduate School (U.S...The Wars of the Twenty-First Century, 289. 339 Clovis , Letter to the Editor: Twelve questions Answered, 7. 78 that I do not see this as a zero sum

  14. Restrained Policy and Careless Execution: Allied Strategic Bombing on the Netherlands in the Second World War

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    2011-05-19

    Nederland 1919- 1945. (Series). Den Haag, The Netherlands: Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis, 2004. AAF Historical Division, United States Airforce...food and money to the crew of a downed British Wellington. Source: A. Korthals Altes, Luchtgevaar: Luchtaanvallen op Nederland , 1940- 1945...of the Liberation of Europe (New York: Free Press, 2008). 6Chris van der Heijden, Grijs Verleden: Nederland en de Tweede Wereldoorlog (Amsterdam

  15. Crash Course: Imagining a Better Future for Public Education. Luncheon Series

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    Whittle, Chris

    2005-01-01

    The United States spends 100 times more money on research and development for healthcare than it does education. Does this mean then that Americans do not value education? These are the kinds of provocative questions that Chris Whittle, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Edison Schools, has been asking for more than two decades. Now, he has…

  16. Transcending Bias through Reader-Response Theory

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    Soublis, Theoni; Winkler, Erik

    2004-01-01

    The preservice teachers from all disciplines will be benefited if they incorporate reading in their classes according to Dr. Louise Rosenblatt's reader-response theory. A teacher's experience with her students while reading Chris Crutcher's "Staying Fat for Sarah Byanes" in the Secondary Content Area and a student's response on the novel are…

  17. F-22A Multiyear Procurement Program. An Assessment of Cost Savings

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    2007-01-01

    Byars, and Nick Cessario from Lockheed Martin; Bill Cribb, Kevin Flannigan, and Bob Jenkins from Boeing; and Chris Flynn, Jeff Zotti, and Trish Walker...Hiller, M. Michael Metcalf, Harold Balaban, and Harley Cloud, F-22A Multiyear Procurement Business Case Analysis, Alexandria, Va.: Institute for Defense

  18. The Strategic Knucklehead

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    2011-09-13

    States, with professionalism, technical expertise, and operational aplomb. Regrettably, the David Situation reflects cavalier , cowboy-ish execution...Operational Risk Management, 5 May 04; Clark A. Murdock, Authors: Matt Squeri, Chris Jones, Becca S. Smith , Risk Management in Non-DoD U.S

  19. The Virtuous, Wise, and Knowledgeable Teacher: Living the Good Life as a Professional Practitioner

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    Campbell, Elizabeth

    2013-01-01

    In this essay, Elizabeth Campbell reviews three recent books that address the ethical nature of professional practice: "Knowledge and Virtue in Teaching and Learning: The Primacy of Dispositions," by Hugh Sockett; "The Good Life of Teaching: An Ethics of Professional Practice," by Chris Higgins; and "Towards Professional…

  20. The Department of Defense’s Use of Private Security Contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan: Background, Analysis, and Options for Congress

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    2010-06-22

    always draw a distinction between government contractors and the U.S. military. 48 Bruce Alpert , “Killing in Afghanistan hits very close to home...54 Tony Harris , Jill Dougherty, and Chris Lawrence, et al., “U.S. Embassy Hazing & Humiliation,” CNN: CNN

  1. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (77th, Atlanta, Georgia, August 10-13, 1994). Part IX: Magazines.

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    Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

    The Magazines section of this collection of conference presentations contains the following 15 papers: "'National Geographic Magazine' and the Vietnam War: Did We Just Get Pretty Pictures?" (John W. Williams); "Free Speech at All Costs: A Short History of 'The Masses'" (Chris Lamb); "Newspapers Locally Edited Magazines…

  2. 76 FR 13969 - Notice of Request for Approval of an Information Collection; National Animal Health Monitoring...

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    ...; National Animal Health Monitoring System; Needs Assessments AGENCY: Animal and Plant Health Inspection... National Animal Health Monitoring System needs assessments. DATES: We will consider all comments that we... FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on the Needs Assessment study, contact Mr. Chris...

  3. 75 FR 37818 - Issues in the Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials for Antibacterial Drug Development; Public...

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    .... Date and Time: The public workshop will be held on August 2, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on..., first-served basis. Contact Persons: Chris Moser or Lori Benner, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research... (see Contact Persons). Persons needing a sign language interpreter or other special...

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    ... this public workshop will help in developing topics for further discussion. Dates and Times: The public.... Contact Persons: Chris Moser or Lori Benner, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research,Food and Drug... Internet can call 301-796-1300 to register. Persons needing a sign language interpreter or other...

  5. Non-Standardized Education: Bold Thoughts Inspired by "Making It Up as We Go Along."

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    Miller, Ron

    2000-01-01

    Chris Mercogliano's book about a free school in Albany, New York, advocates liberating children's life energies from the destructive forces of regimentation, repression, and control on which public education is based. An educational philosophy is needed that pays attention primarily to emotional and interpersonal issues, since academic learning…

  6. Different Personal Skills and Competencies Which Local Agricultural Advisers Can Use to Co-Create Change in Management Procedures: A Case-Study of Danish Dairy Farmers and Advisers

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    Andersen, H. J.

    2004-01-01

    In this paper three different skills and competencies of the local agricultural adviser are described: "The specialist, the reflective specialist and the reflective listener". The skills and competencies are framed as potentials and theoretically rooted in the ideas of George Herbert Mead, Chris Argyris and Donald Schon. The empirical…

  7. Expedition 34 Welcomes New Trio

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    The Soyuz TMA-07M carrying new Expedition 34 crew members Chris Hadfield, Roman ROmanenko and Tom Marshburn docked to the International Space Station’s Rassvet module at 9:09 a.m. EST on Friday. ...

  8. Pyramids, Balloons, and Squishy Spheres: The Dynamic Context of Military Grade Creep. Volume 2

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    1974-11-20

    modern work and organizations, including Chris Argyris, Abraham Maslow, Douglas MacGregor, Frederick Herzberg, Rensis Likert , Louis Davis, Warren...Group, con- sidered by Likert to be the most ideal in achieving organizational effectiveness in both humanistic and performance terms ("Con- versation...with Rensis Likert ," Organizational Dynamics, Summer 1973, p. 33). ’ ’ 151

  9. Interview with Christine Franklin

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    Rossman, Allan; Franklin, Christine

    2013-01-01

    Chris Franklin is Senior Lecturer, Undergraduate Coordinator, and Lothar Tresp Honoratus Honors Professor of Statistics at the University of Georgia. She is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and received the USCOTS Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013. This interview took place via email on August 16, 2013-October 9, 2013. Franklin…

  10. Producing Governable Subjects: Images of Childhood Old and New

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    Smith, Karen

    2012-01-01

    Conceptions of childhood in terms of "evil" and "innocence" transcend time and culture. These conflicting images are deployed by Chris Jenks as the Dionysian and Apollonian models of childhood to symbolize external and internal forms of control. Drawing on the literature on governmentality this article revisits these models and introduces a…

  11. Families, Managed Care, & Children's Mental Health.

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    McManus, Marilyn C., Ed.

    1996-01-01

    This theme issue of a bulletin on family support and children's mental health focuses on managed care and the impact on children who are in need of mental health services. Articles include: "Private Sector Managed Care and Children's Mental Health" (Ira S. Lourie and others); "Just What Is Managed Care?" (Chris Koyanagi); "Managed Behavioral…

  12. Giving Voice, Making Change: How PFLAG Resources Can Be Useful Classroom Tools

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    Burns, Kellie

    2007-01-01

    In this article, the author wants to suggest a new way of approaching the topic of sexuality within the secondary and/or tertiary classroom and offer an example of a teaching resource that might help facilitate this shift. He introduces "Bouncing Castle: Keeping Families Together," a movie directed and produced by Chris Castro and produced by…

  13. One Book, One Community: One Great Idea

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    Dempsey, Beth

    2009-01-01

    In 1998, Nancy Pearl and Chris Higashi, librarians working in the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library (SPL), had a brainstorm. Challenged with a grant to develop new audiences for literature, they were intrigued with the power of books to unite diverse audiences. With that in mind, they expanded the book club concept to…

  14. Network Technologies for Networked Terrorists: Assessing the Value of Information and Communication Technologies to Modern Terrorist Organizations

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    2007-01-01

    1997. As of January 10, 2007: http://www.cosc.georgetown.edu/~denning/crypto/cases.html Desmond , Michael, “Why Not WiMax,” Government Computer News...2004. As of January 8, 2007: http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/banking/hawala.html Morris , Chris, “The Greatest Story Never Played,” CNNMoney.com

  15. Predicting Gene-Disease Associations Using Multiple Species Data

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    2011-10-20

    regulatory networks from only positive and unlabeled data. BMC Bioinformatics, 11, 2010. [4] Ernesto Estrada and Desmond J. Higham. Network properties revealed...David Warde-Farley, Chris Grouios, and Quaid Morris . GeneMANIA: a real-time multiple association network integration algorithm for predicting gene

  16. Hydrodynamics and Roughness of Irregular Boundaries

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    2010-01-01

    Kimball Millikan and Chris Colgrove, who have participated in field operations and experiment design. WORK COMPLETED The first year of project work...G., E. De Carlo, J. Fram, A. Hebert, C. Jones, B. McLaughlin, M. McManus, K. Millikan , F. Sansone, T. Stanton & J. Wells, "Development, Deployment

  17. Hydrodynamics and Roughness of Irregular Boundaries

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    2012-09-30

    has received support from this ONR project. The project has also provided partial support for research technicians, Kimball Millikan and Chris...Carlo, J. Fram, A. Hebert, C. Jones, B. McLaughlin, M. McManus, K. Millikan , F. Sansone, T. Stanton & J. Wells, "Development, Deployment, and

  18. Hydrodynamics and Roughness of Irregular Boundaries

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    2011-09-30

    partial support for research technicians, Kimball Millikan and Chris Colgrove, who have participated in field operations and experiment design. WORK...McManus, K. Millikan , F. Sansone, T. Stanton & J. Wells, "Development, Deployment, and Operation of Kilo Nalu Nearshore Cabled Observatory", IEEE

  19. The Visual Orbit of the 1.1 Day Spectroscopic Binary Sigma2 Coronae Borealis From Interferometry at the Chara Array

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    2009-01-01

    ten Brummelaar4, Chris D. Farrington4, Stephen T. Ridgway5, Laszlo Sturmann4, Judit Sturmann4, and Nils H. Turner4 1 Center for High Angular...Arlington VA 22202-4302. Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to a penalty for failing to

  20. Virtue Ethics, Care Ethics, and "The Good Life of Teaching"

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    Silverman, Marissa

    2012-01-01

    In "The Good Life of Teaching: An Ethics of Professional Practice," Chris Higgins (2011) reminds people that "self-interest and altruism, personal freedom and social roles, and practical wisdom and personhood" have been ancient philosophical topics that remain vitally important in the practice of contemporary teaching and learning. One of the most…

  1. RAS Ordinary Meetings

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    2014-02-01

    At the October 2013 meeting the President presented the Gold Medal to Prof. Chris Chapman, the Eddington Medal to Prof. James Binney, and Winton Capital Award to Dr Katherine Joy. Prof. Bob White gave the Harold Jeffreys Lecture on "Building the dynamic crust of Iceland by rifting and volcanism". At the November meeting, Prof. Eline Tolstoy gave the George Darwin Lecture on "Galactic palaeontology".

  2. Readings in Australian Vocational Education and Training Research.

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    Robinson, Chris, Ed.; Thomson, Peter, Ed.

    This volume synthesizes contemporary vocational education and training (VET) research reports and papers published in Australia in recent years. "An Overview of the Research and Evaluation Effort in VET" (Chris Robinson, Peter Thomson) introduces and discusses the 12 reviews of VET research literature. "Learning in the…

  3. Do You Mean Us, Mr Brown?

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    Harriman, Jenny

    2007-01-01

    This summer Chris Wardley, Chair of Access to Community Education (ACE), a small charity run by and for disabled people in Torbay, wrote to Gordon Brown. She asked him whether his mission to "fulfil the potential and realise the talents of all people" was based solely on economic goals or whether everyone, including disabled people,…

  4. Delicate Balances: Collaborative Research in Language Education.

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    Hudelson, Sarah J., Ed.; Lindfors, Judith Wells, Ed.

    This book addresses the special demands, problems, challenges, and tensions of collaborative research. Following an introduction by the editors, the articles and their authors are: "Collaborative Research: More Questions Than Answers" (Carole Edelsky and Chris Boyd); "Interactive Writing on a Computer Network: A Teacher/Researcher…

  5. Altruism and the Flourishing Teacher: Exploring a Christian Theology of Love

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    Matthias, Laurie R.

    2016-01-01

    This article responds to Chris Higgins' (2010) claim that perpetuating the myth of altruism is a factor that leads to teacher burnout, thus making "flourishing teacher" an oxymoron. It does so by exploring various views of the Christian concepts of agape, kenosis, and desire, debunking some persistent definitions that linger in Christian…

  6. The Good Life of Teaching or the Life of Good Teaching?

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    Regelski, Thomas A.

    2012-01-01

    In his recent monograph, Chris Higgins (2011) offers a remarkably original, thoughtful, and provocative argument for "an ethics of professional practice" for teachers. His study brings together a wealth of ideas and authors not often discussed in relation to each other, and it draws out elusive themes and ideas often overlooked in most…

  7. Operationalizing Air-Sea Battle in the Pacific

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    2015-02-01

    systems. 35. Chris Anderson, " Agricultural Drones ,• MIT ’Technology Review 117, no. 3 (May/June 2014): 58. 36. Van Thl et al., AirSea Battle: A Point...communications are re- established. These systems are vulnerable to antiair weapons; how- ever, 11relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and

  8. A Review of "99 Things Parents Wish They Knew Before[R]...Having "THE" Talk"

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    Bayer, Carey Roth

    2012-01-01

    Numerous books exist on parent-teen communication related to sex, sexuality, and sexual health. However, Chris Fariello and Pierre-Paul Tellier take a new, question-and-answer approach to reaching today's busy parents in their book "99 Things Parents Wish They Knew Before[R]...Having "THE" Talk". The concept behind the book is innovative, but the…

  9. High Resolution Near Real Time Image Processing and Support for MSSS Modernization

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    2012-09-01

    capability has also been executed and demonstrated on the AFRL/RI heterogeneous supercomputer, Condor . This platform includes 78 Intel Xeon X5650...Development and Results of the 500 TeraFlop Heterogeneous Cluster ( Condor )” 2011 HPC Users Forum, September 2011 6. Bruce Duncan, Chris Sabol

  10. Thermal Materials Protect Priceless, Personal Keepsakes

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    2014-01-01

    NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski led the development of materials and techniques for the inspection and repair of the shuttle’s thermal protection system. Parazynski later met Chris Shiver of Houston-based DreamSaver Enterprises LLC and used concepts from his work at Johnson Space Center to develop an enclosure that can withstand 98 percent of residential fires.

  11. Earth Science: It's All about the Processes

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    King, Chris

    2013-01-01

    Readers of the draft new English primary science curriculum (DfE, 2012) might be concerned to see that there is much more detail on the Earth science content than previously in the United Kingdom. In this article, Chris King, a professor of Earth Science Education at Keele University and Director of the Earth Science Education Unit (ESEU),…

  12. 76 FR 51885 - Safety Zone; Thunder on Niagara, Niagara River, North Tonawanda, NY

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    ... Management Division Chief, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Buffalo; telephone 716-843-9573, e-mail Chris.F.Mercurio... recent accidents that have occurred in other Captain of the Port zones, the Captain of the Port Buffalo... aforementioned hazards, the Captain of the Port Buffalo has determined that this temporary safety zone...

  13. The Impact of R&D on VET Decision Making: A Range of Case Studies.

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    Smith, Chris Selby, Ed.

    This document contains 17 case studies and other papers on the impact of research and development on decision making in Australia's vocational education and training (VET), technical and further education (TAFE), and adult and community education (ACE) sectors. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (Chris Selby Smith);…

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  15. 'You get out what you put in'.

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    Chris O'Connor trained at the Nightingale School of Nursing at St Thomas' Hospital in London, qualifying as a mental health nurse in 1993. He worked in acute psychiatry, and learning disabilities and older people's services, before becoming head of nursing practice for a London mental health trust. His current role is nurse consultant for dementia and older people at East Surrey Hospital.

  16. Mission Composeable C2 in DIL Information Environments Using Widgets and App Stores

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    2013-06-01

    Knowledge Topic 4: Collaboration, Shared Awareness, and Decision Making Topic 7: Architectures, Technologies, and Tools Ms . Amanda George (Point of...SSC Pacific Mr. Chris Raney – SPAWAR SSC Pacific Ms . Angela Bowers – SPAWAR SSC Pacific Mr. Charles Yetman – SPAWAR SSC Pacific Space and Naval...Strategic Narrative (APRIL 2011), the 4 Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Global

  17. Modeling Sea-Surface Variability Caused by Kilometer-Scale Marine Atmospheric Boundary Layer Circulations

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    implemented by Mr. Dave V. Ledvina based on work done by Dr. Chris W. Fairall, was crucial to Julie’s development of the boundary conditions. Dr. Young also...The parameter values z. and L are determined from a subroutine supplied by Dr. George S. Young. This subroutine was implemented by Mr. Dave V. Ledvina

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  19. An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Engineering Management of the Royal Australian Air Force F/RF-111C Weapon System

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    organization’s goals and objectives. 32 Recall that goals define and state the purpose of an organization. Goldratt has a very straightforward concept of the... Goldratt , Eliyahu M. and Robert E. Fox. The Race. Croton-on-Hudson NY: North River Press Inc, 1986. 16. Hau, Chris, Wing Commander (retired), RAAF

  20. Making an Impression: YA Authors and Their Influential Teachers

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    Eisenbach, Brooke; Kaywell, Joan F.

    2013-01-01

    This article recounts significant moments from online interviews these authors conducted with Young Adult (YA) authors concerning the teachers who left a lasting impression on them and assisted them in finding their voice and unique writing abilities. S. E. Hinton, Walter Dean Myers, Erin Gruwell, Chris Crutcher, and other popular YA authors…

  1. Witnessing the World: The Power of True Global Service

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    Piccone, Chris

    2013-01-01

    The school where Chris Piccone teaches eighth-grade English maintains a desire to pull its community from its comfort zones to experience first hand the crushing poverty in the Dominican Republic. Although he always thought of himself as a bleeding heart, who was proud that he pushed his students out of their academic comfort zones, he realized…

  2. Assessment Update: Progress, Trends, and Practices in Higher Education. Volume 24, Issue 1, January-February 2012

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    Banta, Trudy W., Ed.

    2012-01-01

    This issue of "Assessment Update" presents the following articles: (1) Expectations for Assessment Reports: A Descriptive Analysis (Keston H. Fulcher, Matthew Swain, and Chris D. Orem); (2) Editor's Notes: A Surprising Reaction (Trudy W. Banta); (3) Getting SMART with Assessment: ACTION Steps to Institutional Effectiveness (Eric Daffron…

  3. Math Sense: The Look, Sound, and Feel of Effective Instruction

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    Moynihan, Christine

    2012-01-01

    How is that you can walk into a classroom and gain an overall sense of the quality of math instruction taking place there? What contributes to getting that sense? In "Math Sense," Chris Moynihan explores some of the components that comprise the look, sound, and feel of effective teaching and learning. Does the landscape of the classroom feature…

  4. Analysis, Analysis Practices and Implications for Modeling and Simulation

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    2007-01-01

    Jimmie McEver (EBR) Chris Chartier (NII) John Robertson (CAA) Ed Crowder (A-9) Vince Roske (IDA) Augie Fucci (DAMO CI) Scott Schutzmeister (AMSO...2000. Molander, Roger , Peter A. Wilson, B. David Mussington, and Richard Mesic, Strategic Information Warfare Rising, Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND

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  7. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (85th, Miami, Florida, August 5-8, 2002). Communication Theory and Methodology Division.

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    The Theory and Methodology Division of the proceedings contains the following 16 papers: "The Deep Audit as an Epistemology for the Watchdog: Computer-assisted Reporting and Investigative Journalism" (John E. Newhagen); "Race and Class in 1980s Hollywood" (Chris Jordan); "The Impact of Website Campaigning on Traditional…

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  9. Informing Educational Decisions in the Early Years: Can Evidence for Improving Pedagogy for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder Be Found from Neuroscience?

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    2011-01-01

    It is possible that many benefits may be found for all concerned in education and child development in understanding how knowledge of the brain and its development can inform early years practice. This article, written by Brenda Peters and Chris Forlin, both from the Hong Kong Institute of Education, reviews literature based on neuroscience to…

  10. Digital Forensics Research: The Next 10 Years

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    Kreibich Christian, Levchenko Kirill, Enright Brandon, Voelker Geoffrey M, Paxson Vern, Savage Stefan. Spamalytics: an empirical analysis of spam... Kara , Hay Brian, Bishop Matt. Digital forensics: defining a research agenda. In: Proceedings of the 42nd Hawaii international conference on system...Nance Kara , Hay Brian, Dodge Ronald C, p Craiger Phili, Burke Paul, Marberry Chris, Brubaker Bryan. Virtualization and digital forensics: a research

  11. On the "Uses" of Rubrics: Reframing the Great Rubric Debate

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    2008-01-01

    Reframing the Great Rubric Debate beyond the taking of sides, Eric D. Turley and Chris W. Gallagher propose a set of questions designed to help educators assess the value of rubrics: (1) What is the tool for?; (2) In what context is it used?; (3) Who decides:; and (4) What ideological agenda drives those decisions? They contend that these four…

  12. GENETIC BACKGROUND BUT NOT METALLOTHIONEIN PHENOTYPE DICTATES SENSITIVITY TO CADMIUM-INDUCED TESTICULAR INJURY IN MICE

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  13. Environmental Impact Analysis Process. Final Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Air Force Reserve Mission Change (C-130 to C-5A Aircraft) and Westover Metropolitan Development Corporation (Expansion of Civil Aviation Operations through 1995) at Westover Air Force Base, Massachusetts. Volume 1

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    Holyoke, MA 01040 Ms. Gail Durand 20 Carol Circle Westfield, MA 01085 Armand J. Duseau, Jr. P.O. Box 68 Florence, MA 01060 Chris Duval 42 Fairway...Chicopee, MA 01020 Mrs. Roberta B. Fuller 217 Hopkins Place Longmeadow, MA 01106 Leonard and Mary Gagnon 121 Alfred Street Ludlow, MA 01056 Evelyn L. Gass

  14. Sketching to Create Meaning: The Story of a Second-Language Learner

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    2008-01-01

    Chris Altman stresses the importance of helping English language learners ascertain the medium they best work with in interpreting information presented in class. Altman reminds us that meaning does not come directly from teachers giving students information, but from students productively making meaning and clarifying understanding through a…

  15. Offline Forensic Analysis Of Microsoft Windows XP Physical Memory

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    NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA THESIS Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. OFFLINE FORENSIC...ANALYSIS OF MICROSOFT® WINDOWS® XP PHYSICAL MEMORY by John S. Schultz September 2006 Thesis Advisor: Chris Eagle Second Reader: George...REPORT DATE September 2006 3. REPORT TYPE AND DATES COVERED Master’s Thesis 4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE: Offline Forensic Analysis Of Microsoft

  16. 1994 Honor Listing: Some Standard Writers, Some New Writers, and a Few Surprises (Young Adult Literature).

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    Donelson, Ken; Nilsen, Alleen Pace

    1995-01-01

    Discusses eight of the best young adult books of 1994, including those by M. E. Kerr, Cynthia Voigt, Albert Marrin, Chris Lynch, Caroline B. Cooney, Martha Brooks, and John Marsden, a newcomer from Australia, author of "Letters from Inside" and "When the World Ends." (TB)

  17. Instructional Technology. IDRA Focus.

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    This theme issue includes five articles that focus on implementing instructional technology in ways that benefit all students, including limited-English-proficient, minority, economically disadvantaged, and at-risk students. "Cruising the Web with English Language Learners" (Laura Chris Green) presents three scenarios using the World…

  18. Standards and Assessment. IDRA Focus.

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    This newsletter includes three articles, two of which focus on standards for student evaluation and for admission to higher education. "A Measuring Stick for Standards and TEKS: Meeting the Needs of Second Language Learners" (Laura Chris Green, Adela Solis) examines beliefs embodied in the notion of standards; defines content,…

  19. Landing Day Wake Up Song and Greeting

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    Kate Smith’s rendition of Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” woke Commander Chris Ferguson, Pilot Doug Hurley and Mission Specialists Sandy Magnus and Rex Walheim. But unlike most wakeup s...

  20. Heat Transfer Near the Entrance to a Film Cooling Hole in a Gas Turbine Blade

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    Fluent; Dr. Simon Hogg for describing the internal workings of CFD codes; Ken Dunford for solving various computer problems; Esther Rose for tracking down...invaluable. I benefitted greatly from technical discussions with Rob Davenport, Chris Graham, Bill Pierce, Dave Bryant, Sarah Ashton, Dave Hicklin, and Jenny

  1. The Humanist Moment

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    Higgins, Chris

    2014-01-01

    In "The Humanist Moment," Chris Higgins sets out to recover a tenable, living humanism, rejecting both the version vilified by the anti-humanists and the one sentimentalized by the reactionary nostalgists. Rescuing humanism from such polemics is only the first step, as we find at least nine rival, contemporary definitions of humanism.…

  2. Response to Mackenzie

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    Peers, Chris

    2014-01-01

    Chris Peers begins his response to Jim Mackenzie's article, "Peers on Socrates and Plato" by asking "What is the 'masculine imaginary?'" Peers defines the term "imaginary" as it is applied in his article, "Freud, Plato and Irigaray: A Morpho-Logic of Teaching and Learning" (2012) and draws…

  3. Iser, Crutcher, and the Reader: Creating the World of Sarah Byrnes.

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    2002-01-01

    Applies the reader response theory of literary critic Wolfgang Iser to the reading of Chris Crutcher's novel "Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes." Examines both the reader's engagement with the novel and Eric Calhoune's engagement with the world of Sarah Byrnes. (RS)

  4. Defense Resource Management Study. Case Studies of Logistics Support Alternatives

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    USN LtCol Donald A. Frisbee, USAF Richard J. Hillestad Thomas P. Lippiatt Chris D. Roach John Shank Capt Ronald E. Sortor, USAF Charles L. Trozzo LTC...8th Maintenance Battalion (GS) Frankfort, Germany 51st Maintenance Battalion (DS) Spinelli Barracks, Germany 66th Maintenance Battalion (GS

  5. Examination of Multi-Core Architectures

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    Core Chip Architecture,” Intel Corporation, 2006. 2. Manferdelli, John, Govinfaraju, Naga and Crall, Chris , “Challenges and Opportunities in Many...Micro, 28, 2, 2008, pp 39-55. 7. Clemente, Carmine, di Bisceglie, Maurizio, Di Santo, Michele, Ranaldo, Nadia and Spinelli , Marcello “Processing of

  6. Organization of Workshop on Emerging Technologies for In-Situ Processing

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    and Ion Beam Processing in The Repair of Integrated Circuits B. Wolff-Rottke Excimer Laser Micromachining Chris Talbot 5-Year Projection for...Allegrini and E. Arimondo, J. Mol. Spectrosc., in press [2] V. Berardi, N. Spinelli , R. Velotta, F. Fuso, M. Allegrini and E. Arimondo, to be

  7. Near Zero Energy Housing at Ft. Campbell: Energy Modeling Results

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    Manager Dr. Charles Lechner, ODASA (ESOH) Government Technical Monitor Dr. Chris Rewerts, US Army CERL NDCEE Team Members Ms. Anne Kaltenhauser, CTC...Dr. Shannon Lloyd, CTC Mr. Pete Spinelli , CTC This work was funded through the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations and Environment) and conducted under contract W74V8H-04-D-0005, Task N.0440.

  8. A Lifetime of Beating the Odds

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    Baker, Harold H.

    2007-01-01

    Byron Seibold recently celebrated his 70th birthday, which is not a remarkable milestone in today's era of extended longevity. Mr. Seibold has the typical maladies of aging--some vision and hearing issues, a bad hip, some memory lapses but no signs of Alzheimer's. His primary care physician, Dr. Chris Prater, attributes Mr. Seibold's good health…

  9. Strategic Implications of U.S. Fighter Force Reductions: Air-to-Air Combat Modeling Using Lanchester Equations

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    and ensure air dominance is ours for the future generations ahead. 69 Bibliography Anderson, Eric C. and Jeffrey G. Engstrom. Capabilities... Sheppard , Chris. “The F-35 and Legacy Aircraft: The Case of the F-16 (Part 1).” Second Line of Defense. March 2010a. 71 -----. “The

  10. Notes and Comments.

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    Research in the Teaching of English, 1980

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    Richard F. Thompson and Michael G. Southwell separately discuss William J. McCleary's article on reliability and validity problems in composition research (see EJ 210 755); Chris Madigan questions the data on composing processes of freshman writers reported by Sharon Pianko (see EJ 204 419); and C. T. Patrick Diamond examines the issue of the…

  11. Assessing and Evaluating Department of Defense Efforts to Inform, Influence, and Persuade: Handbook for Practitioners

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    Marie-Louise Mares, Steven Martino, Lisa Meredith, David Michaelson, Devra Moehler, Chris Nelson, LTC Scott Nelson, James Pamment, Andrew Parker ...audience engages in desired behavior) rather than all or nothing (extremist rheto- ric eliminated from radio broadcasts). Some objectives, even those

  12. User Education in the Online Age II. IATUL International Seminar Proceedings, (2nd, Delft, The Netherlands, July 30-August 2, 1984). Vol. 17.

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    Fjallbrant, Nancy, Ed.

    1985-01-01

    Papers presented at an August 1984 international seminar on online user education include "Library Policies and Strategies in The Netherlands" (Chris J. van Wijk, The Netherlands); "Promotion and Marketing of Library Services" (Nancy Fjallbrant, Sweden); "Library Promotion by Computer" (Ian Malley, United Kingdom); "Library User Education and…

  13. UNO's Afghanistan Collection.

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    McKernan, M. D.

    This paper explores the background history and sources of the Afghanistan collection at the University Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). Credit for the impetus behind the development of the collection is given to Chris Jung, a former UNO geography/geology faculty member; Ronald Roskens, then UNO chancellor; and the Afghanistan…

  14. Air Base Wing and Air Mobility Wing Consolidating on AMC-LED Joint Bases: A Delphi Study

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    Col Jeffery Doll , Army Support Activity, Ft. Dix/CC Col James Hodges, 87 ABW/CC Col Chris Patterson, USAF EC/DE Col James Craft, 305 AMW/CV Col...15 II. Literature Review ...................................................................................................... 16 The...management, housing , security and airfield management. In 2008, as implementation deadlines loomed, and at the direction of the Office of the

  15. Terrorism, Violence, and the Collision of Masculinities in "Four Lions"

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    Labidi, Imed

    2011-01-01

    Many critics hailed the new film, "Four Lions," by director Chris Morris as "provocative, incendiary, audacious, and shocking" and "one of the funniest and boldest comedies of the year." As a satirist, Morris already established his wit signature with the production of the mockumentary series, "Brass Eye." Using the same absurdist approach, he…

  16. Future Training Issues in Australia's Industries. A Collection of the Papers Presented at the NCVER 1998 Conference: Industry Training Outlook '98 (Sydney, Australia, October 12-13, 1998).

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    Curtin, Penelope, Ed.

    This book contains 31 papers from a conference on future training issues in Australia's industries. The following papers are included: "Training Development in Australia" (Chris Ellison); "Meeting National and Employer Training Requirements" (Mark Paterson); "Meeting Employee Training Requirements" (Bill Mansfield);…

  17. Waist-High and Knee-Deep: Humane Learning beyond Polemics and Precincts

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    Higgins, Chris

    2015-01-01

    In this essay, Chris Higgins sets out to disentangle the tradition of humane learning from contemporary distinctions and debates. The first section demonstrates how a bloated and incoherent "humanism" now functions primarily as a talisman or a target, that is, as a prompt to choose sides. It closes with the image of Doris Salcedo's…

  18. Small Steps, Big Changes: Eight Essential Practices for Transforming Schools through Mathematics

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    2012-01-01

    During the past two decades, Chris Confer and Marco Ramirez have worked to deepen and improve mathematics instruction at schools around the country. Wherever they go, they find the raw ingredients for success already present: "The potential for positive change lies within each school. Abundance is present in the form of capable children,…

  19. Shining Stars: Kindergartners Learn to Read. How Parents Can Help Their Kindergartners Learn to Read

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    2006-01-01

    This guide begins with a story about the parents of twin kindergartners. The story models ways in which the parents of Mike and Chris help them learn to read, such as reading the newspaper together with them and asking them questions about the books they are reading. Included is another short story parents can read with their child, and a list of…

  20. Learning with Technology. 1998 ASCD Yearbook.

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    This yearbook is a collection of writings focusing technology-based innovations and illustrating exemplary projects that use technology to improve education. Following the introduction by Chris Dede, the book is divided into five parts as follows: Part 1, "Education in the 21st Century: One Vision "Connecting with the 21st Century: Technology in…

  1. Distributed Mission Operations Within-Simulator Training Effectiveness Baseline Study. Volume 4. Participant Utility and Effectiveness Opinions and Ratings

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    Alliger, Michelle Borlase, Bob Chapman, Chuck “DBear” Colegrove, Jim Hartman, Mary Johnson, Stephen “Blaster” Masters, Chris “New York...Metz, Antoinette Portrey, Margaret Schurig, LtCol. Steve “Simple” Symons, Traci Smith, Dr. William Stock, Michael “Booma” Wang, and Mark

  2. Observations of Near-Bottom Currents with Low-Cost SeaHorse Tilt Current Meters

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    for channel vs bay interior conditions. The deployment/recovery operations were assisted Chris Weidman and other staff at the Waquoit Bay Natural ...Each drifter was monitored (and if necessary followed) by a student in a kayak or small boat for about one hour. GPS receivers were set to collect

  3. Peers on Socrates and Plato

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    Mackenzie, Jim

    2014-01-01

    There is more to be said about two of the topics Chris Peers addresses in his article "Freud, Plato and Irigaray: A morpho-logic of teaching and learning" (2012, Educational Philosophy and Theory, 44, 760-774), namely the Socratic method of teaching and Plato's stance with regard to women and feminism. My purpose in this article is…

  4. Telesonar Signaling and Seaweb Underwater Wireless Networks

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    2001-04-01

    personnel and mobile undersea systems as network nodes, contributing to this effort are Bob Creber, Chris Fletcher, The annual Seaweb and Sublink...Oceanographic deployable devices that will augment high-value space Partnership Program (NOPP), Jim Eckman (ONR and naval platforms. Distributed system

  5. A Two-Stage Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Design Optimization Study and Life Cycle Cost Analysis

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    some critical technical support to get us started. Special thanks are due to Dr. Sandra Slivinsky, John Remen, "Buzz" Wells, Jim Eckman , Lt Paul Castro...advisor, Capt Chris Hall. We are his first Systems thesis group, and we hope this experience has been positive for him - he helped make it positive for us

  6. Contaminated Sediments at Navy Facilities: Policy, Guidance, and Characterization

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    are usually collected with a grab sampler such as a box corer, an Eckman grab, a Ponar grab, or a Van Veen grab. Sediment cores can be collecting...7324 hillwj@efdsouth.navfac.navy.mil Chris Leadon (SWDIV) at Ph. (619) 532-2584 leadoncj@efdsw.navfac.navy.mil

  7. Legal Currency in Special Education Law

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    Zirkel, Perry A.

    2011-01-01

    A review of some basic concepts in special education law will help principals better understand the complex laws and regulations implicated in common situations. This article cites a case scenario that illustrates various potential issues under IDEA 2004 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Chris is in the 10th grade, and his parents have…

  8. Met Any Good Authors Lately? Classroom Author Visits Can Happen via Skype (Here's a List of Those Who Do It for Free)

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    Messner, Kate

    2009-01-01

    In May 2007, the faculty book club that the author facilitates read Chris Bohjalian's novel "The Double Bind" (Shaye Areheart: Harmony, 2007). Bohjalian, a local author, agreed to meet them in Burlington for drinks and conversation. When he arrived, the author and her class introduced themselves, passed around some nachos, and began their…

  9. Hastily-Formed Networks for First Responders

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    additional modules as identified throughout this paper . We also need to develop TwiddleNet management tools so that user accounts and connections can be...of their work. 10 9 Acknowledgements MAJ Jon Towle , CAPT Rob Myers, CAPT Eddie Zapata all of the US Marine Corps, and LT Chris Clotfelter of US

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    .... Active ingredient: Plant growth regulator, Salicylic Acid, at 0.04%. Proposed classification/Use: Biochemical pesticide/plant growth regulator intended for seed treatment. (Chris Pfeifer) 9. File Symbol.... Active ingredient: Plant growth regulator, Salicylic Acid, at 0.0067%. Proposed...

  11. DOD HPC Insights. Spring 2012

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    and acknowledge Dr. Fernando Perez (UC Berkeley), Dr. Brian Granger (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), and Dr. Chris Kees (Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory...ARL DSRC by upgrading MRAP, our Cray XT5’s AMD Opteron proces- sors from quad core to hex core. This upgrade resulted in an increase of 10,400

  12. The Carolinas Speech Communication Annual, 1996.

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    1996-01-01

    This 1996 issue of the "Carolinas Speech Communication Annual" contains the following articles: "Rhetoric in the Second Sophistic, Medieval, and Renaissance Periods: Implications for Pedagogy" (Omar J. Swartz and Chris Bachelder); "Thou Art Damned: Cursing as a Rhetorical Strategy of the Accusers in the Salem Witch…

  13. Reaction Zone Models for Vortex Simulation of Turbulent Combustion

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    Sanjay Correa. 5 2. Altex Technologies, Los Gatos (small R&D Business), with Drs. M. Namazian and J. Kelly. 3. Ford Motor Company, with Dr. Chris...Absilute Luxta- IS bility ’if I*so-Dinieiiaional Inertial Jets and Wakes," Physiics of Fluidts A. ’ soi 2, No, 7. 1990. pp. 1175-1181. r.31 Dimotakis P E

  14. The Oral History of Evaluation: The Professional Development of James R. Sanders

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    Over a period spanning 8 years, the Oral History Project Team has conducted interviews with individuals who have made significant contributions to the scholarship, practice, and profession of evaluation. In 2006, Robin Miller, Chris Coryn, and Daniela Schroeter conducted an oral history interview with James R. Sanders at the Evaluation Center that…

  15. YES Prep Public Schools (Formerly YES College Preparatory School): Honing the Pathways of Growth

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    Newstead, Barry; Howard, Don

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    Chris Barbic, a Teach For America corps member, started Project Youth Engaged in Service (YES) in 1995. He wanted to offer his former elementary-school students an alternative to the low-performing middle schools they otherwise would attend. Since then Barbic has led a high-energy team of educators in refining a comprehensive approach to helping…

  16. Assessment of the DoD Embedded Media Program

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    COL Rick Machamer DoD LNO to Foreign Press Center OCJCS (2) Capt. T. McCreary Special Assistant for Public Affairs CDR Chris Dour PAO...and CPIC-Kuwait (10) COL Rick Thomas PAO, CFLCC, ARCENT, and 3rd Army LTC Greg Julian Deputy PAO, CFLCC, ARCENT, and 3rd Army LTC

  17. Innovation in Continuing Education Provision, Teaching and Learning: Research Perspectives. Papers from a Conference (Lancaster, England, United Kingdom, April 27, 1995).

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    The following conference papers cover a wide spectrum of issues in continuing education: "Introduction" (Katherine Leni Oglesby); "Footprints in the Sand?--The Legacy of the University Funding Council's Support for Research in Continuing Education" (Chris Duke); "Thinking Fragments: Learning, Life Histories and the…

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  19. Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High. Thirteenth Edition. NCTE Bibliography Series.

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    Designed to help teachers, students, and parents identify engaging and insightful books for young adults, this book presents annotations of over 1,400 books published between 1994 and 1996. The book begins with a foreword by young adult author, Chris Crutcher, a former reluctant high school reader, that discusses what books have meant to him.…

  20. Diagrams and Languages for Model-Based Software Engineering of Embedded Systems: UML and AADL

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    653 (ARINC 653-1). http://www.lynuxworks.com/solu- tions/milaero/arinc-653.php (2003). [ICECCS 2007] Feiler , Peter H., de Niz, Dionisio, Raistrick...Chris, & Lewis, Bruce A. “From PIMs to PSMs,” 365–370. 12th IEEE International Conference on Engineer- ing Complex Computer Systems (ICECCS 2007

  1. Using Technology to Create a Sense of Community

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    2005-01-01

    Chris Davis and Jennifer Davis embrace the teaching environment of their science and technology magnet school. Using their students? skills in Web development, PowerPoint, Photoshop, and other technologies, the authors create lessons that help students ?make connections with one another and with the community.?

  2. We Should Not Give up on Kids: Interviews with former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno.

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    2001-01-01

    In two interviews Janet Reno, former U.S. Attorney General, discusses the biggest challenges facing children and youth and how government, families, and communities can come together to meet these challenges. The first interview was conducted by Mary Shahbazian; the second was conducted by Father Chris Riley. (Author)

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  5. Nine Years of Cooperation: The US-German Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Helicopter Aeromechanics 2003-2012

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    Pilot Assistance Systems, 36th European Ro- torcraft Forum, Paris, France, 2010 [71] Lusardi, Jeff A., Blanken, Chris L., Ott, Carl L., Malpica...2012 [93] Bauknecht, Andre , Sa, J.H., van der Wall, Berend G.: Expansion of the pre- scribed wake code of the rotor simulation program S4 with a CFD

  6. Research and VET Decision-Making: February 1997 Symposium (Melbourne, Australia, February 19-20, 1997).

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    Smith, Chris Selby, Ed.

    This document contains the speaking notes, spoken comments, and prepared papers of the participants in a 1997 symposium on utilization of vocational education and training (VET) research in VET decision making in Australia. The document begins with the "Introduction" (Chris Selby Smith). The next six sections contain the speaking notes…

  7. Feedback Control for Aerodynamics (Preprint)

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    AFRL-VA-WP-TP-2006-348 FEEDBACK CONTROL FOR AERODYNAMICS (PREPRINT) R. Chris Camphouse, Seddik M. Djouadi, and James H. Myatt...CONSTRUCTION FOR THE DESIGN OF BOUNDARY FEEDBACK CONTROLS FROM REDUCED ORDER MODELS (PREPRINT) 5c. PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 0601102F 5d. PROJECT NUMBER...

  8. Sir Gawain Was Just Out of Middle School....

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    Probst, Robert E.

    2002-01-01

    Notes that what all middle school students need is another kid like them but with words. Presents some examples of adolescents going through the rites of passage--someone like T.J. in Chris Crutcher's "Whale Talk," or Sara Louise Bradshaw in Katherine Paterson's "Jacob Have I Loved," or Brian in Gary Paulson's…

  9. Comments about "Earth 3.0"

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    2006-01-01

    Dr. Christopher P. McKay, Planetary Scientist with the Space Science Division of NASA Ames. Chris received his Ph.D. in AstroGeophysics from the University of Colorado in 1982 and has been a research scientist with the NASA Ames Research Center since that time. His current research focuses on the evolution of the solar system and the origin of life. He is also actively involved in planning for future Mars missions including human exploration. Chris been involved in research in Mars-like environments on Earth, traveling to the Antarctic dry valleys, Siberia, the Canadian Arctic, and the Atacama desert to study life in these Mars-like environments. His was a co-I on the Titan Huygen s probe in 2005, the Mars Phoenix lander mission for 2007, and the Mars Science Lander mission for 2009.

  10. Repair sequences in dysarthric conversational speech: a study in interactional phonetics.

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    Rutter, Ben

    2009-12-01

    This paper presents some findings from a case study of repair sequences in conversations between a dysarthric speaker, Chris, and her interactional partners. It adopts the methodology of interactional phonetics, where turn design, sequence organization, and variation in phonetic parameters are analysed in unison. The analysis focused on the use of segmental and prosodic variation found during attempts by Chris to repair a previously identified trouble source. The results indicate that trouble sources were extremely common in the recorded conversations, but that repair attempts were almost always communicatively successful. Analysis of the fragments revealed that repair sequences are often collaborative achievements, with the participant's conversational partners signalling the specific trouble source within a turn, or providing feedback about repair attempts. It was also observed that successful repair attempts were not always simple repetitions of the trouble source, but varied in other linguistic areas. It is suggested that intelligibility repairs should be studied using both experimental and qualitative methods.

  11. Memorial to Christopher Martin Scarfe

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Dingwell, D. B.

    1990-09-01

    I first spoke with Chris Scarfe in the summer of 1980. I'd been flown out of the Newfoundland bush for a 4-day break from chopper camp, and I had to get moving on a graduate school decision for September. I contacted Scarfe by telephone and mentioned to him some of my vague proposals for graduate work. He told me about his research, and I responded by saying that I certainly didn't know very much about silicate melts. He say that was o.k., we could learn together. All I could think was what a decent guy he must be to say something like that to a novice like myself. I've met a large number of people in the field of experimental and igneous petrology since that time. I don't think any of them ever had a better attitude toward the subject than Chris.

  12. Installation Mapping Enables Many Missions: The Benefits of and Barriers to Sharing Geospatial Data Assets

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-01-01

    Kuester, David LaBranche, Dat Lam, Andrew Lambert, Dave Lashlee, Bob Lepianka, Steve Luttrel, Andy Marotta, Mike McAn- drew, Patti McSherry, Linda ...Bradley Smith, Deke Smith, Denise Smith, Kieren Smith, Chris Stanton, Bill Stevens, Tom Terry, Mike Thomas, Hal Tinsley, Greg Turner , Brian VanBockern...Assessment Model SARS severe acute respiratory syndrome SDDC Surface Deployment and Distribution Command SDDCTEA Surface Deployment and Distribution

  13. Material Development Study for a Hazardous Chemical Protective Clothing Outfit

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1980-08-01

    innocuous. Literature review was used to establish a test plan. Test results showed that butyl rubber was 38% acceptable and polycarbonate 60...those chemicals found incompatible with butyl rubber and polycarbonate. I1. Otiluftetor’ Key Uerde 16. AvailabilSty State.,se Levels of protection... rubber , polycarbonate, protective clothing, lechnical Information Service,CHRIS list, swatch, penetration, decon tests, Springfield, VA 22161 R&D 19. U. S

  14. Serbia and Montenegro: Together Forever or One-Night Stand?

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2005-06-01

    Serb- 34 The Columbia Encyclopedia, s.v. “Montenegro.” 35 Jeff Chu, “TIME Trail: Montenegro,” 2000; available from http...According to European Union External Relations Commissioner Chris Patten , “[l]et’s be clear, Serbia can protect those indicted for mass murder and other...accessed 26 May 2005. 119 “ Patten points to patchy progress towards prospective membership,” 1 May 2004; Europe Information Service No. 2865; accessed 10

  15. Examining the Roles of the Easterly Wave Critical Layer and Vorticity Accretion During the Tropical Cyclogenesis of Hurricane Sandy

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2014-01-01

    CIMMS to track the pre-Sandy wave. Finally, 4 we use GOES geostationary satellite data to assess the convective organization prior to formation. a...shown). Next, we examine the CIMMS TPW product (Fig. 2). On 11 and 12 Oct, the CIMMS TPW product indicates an area of enhances TPW (Fig. 2 a-b...of Munich and the Deutscher Wetterdienst. CIMMS TPW data courtesy of Chris Velden. The work of all authors was par- tially supported by NASA grants

  16. General Thomas Dresser White: Renaissance Man in a Dark Age

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2015-06-01

    GENERAL THOMAS DRESSER WHITE: RENAISSANCE MAN IN A DARK AGE BY CHRIS WINKLEPLECK A THESIS PRESENTED TO THE FACULTY OF...remain a plebe but for a matter of months due to the shortened program. In all, his class spent only two years at the...short of swamp. No injury except for skinned finger and stiff back. Ambassador apparently calm and very decent about matter . He sent wires to the

  17. Operating in the Human Domain Lessons of a Decade of War for the Dutch Army

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2014-06-13

    divided in two major parts of lessons identified and learned . This research focusses on the second step in the lessons identified part, analyses...72M. K. Smith, “Chris Argyris: Theories of Action, Double-Loop Learning and Organizational Learning ,” the Encyclopedia of Informal Education... language proficiency, cultural awareness, key leader engagement, partnering, and eagerness to participate in a lessons learned system. Dutch Army

  18. How Terrorist Groups End: Lessons for Countering al Qa’ida

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-01-01

    wealthy neighborhoods of San Salvador, underscoring the inabil- ity of the Salvadoran military to contain the war. The assassination of six Jesuits ...created 21 Torres-Rivas (1997). 22 Teresa Whitfield, Paying the Price: Ignacio Ellacuría and the Murdered Jesuits of El Salva- dor, Philadelphia, Pa...Banner,” in John Calvert, ed., Islamism: A Documentary and Reference Guide, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2008. Alden, Chris, Mozambique and the

  19. Spill Assessment Model (SAM) Procedure for Manual Field Calculations.

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1980-04-01

    SPECIFICALLY, THE PART OF SAM UTILIZED AS THE BASIS FOR THE FIELD CALCULATIONS ADDRESSES ONLY INSTANTANEOUS POINT SOURCE DISCHARGES INTO A FLOWING RIVER. FOR...instantaneous point source discharges into a flowing river. For field use, the primary requirement is to assess the maximum concentrations which may result...different classes of chemicals, reference sources such as the Chemical Hazard Response Information ,’stem (CHRIS) of the U.S. Coast Guard should be

  20. Tracking seasonal changes of leaf and canopy light use efficiency in a Phlomis fruticosa Mediterranean ecosystem using field measurements and multi-angular satellite hyperspectral imagery

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Stagakis, Stavros; Markos, Nikos; Sykioti, Olga; Kyparissis, Aris

    2014-11-01

    Numerous normalized difference spectral indices (NDSIs) derived from leaf measurements and CHRIS/PROBA hyperspectral and multi-angular satellite images were examined for their capacity to track seasonal variations of leaf (εleaf) and canopy (εcan) light use efficiency of a Mediterranean phryganic ecosystem. A series of seasonal field ecophysiological measurements, i.e. leaf area index (LAI), leaf photosynthesis and leaf reflectance, were conducted on the Phlomis fruticosa shrubs at the days of CHRIS acquisitions over the study site. Leaf scale analysis confirmed background theory on the relationship of the photochemical reflectance index (PRI) with εleaf and provided a detailed view of the wavelengths that can be used in PRI formulation for the specific species. In canopy scale analysis, PRI and some alternative formulations of this index based on CHRIS bands, presented the most significant relationships with εcan, indicating that this index preserves its efficiency in satellite observations for the specific ecosystem. Additionally, spectral indices related to chlorophyll and water content were found to present good relationships with εcan. Taking into account the functional relationship between εcan and chlorophyll content, a combination of the xanthophyll de-epoxidation band (531 nm) with 701 nm CHRIS band in a NDSI is suggested as an alternative to the original PRI formulation that could improve seasonal εcan estimations. The satellite observation geometry effects on the determination of εcan were not very intense for the studied ecosystem. However, the most effective viewing direction was proved to be the backward scattering, while zenith observations were the least efficient for the specific ecosystem, most probably due to increased background effects. Even though the sensitivity of the original PRI formulation to εcan was reduced in forward scattering viewing directions, when 531 nm xanthophyll de-epoxidation band was replaced with higher wavelength

  1. Determining and Monitoring the Water Quality of Kizilirmak River of Turkey: First Results

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Gursoy, O.; Birdal, A. C.; Ozyonar, F.; Kasaka, E.

    2015-04-01

    Water resources are getting more and more important with each passing day in case of survival of humanity. For this reason, assessing water resources' quality and also monitoring them have attracted lots of attention in the recent years. Remote sensing has been growing widely in the last decade and its resources are very usable when it comes to water resources management. In this study, by using remote sensing technology, satellite images that have 350 to 1050 nanometres wavelength band sensors (e.g. CHRIS Proba) are used to determine the quality of the Kizilirmak River's water. Kizilirmak River is born and also pours out to sea in country limits of Turkey. It is the longest river of the country by the length of 1355 kilometres. Through the river's resources, ground based spectral measurements are made to identify the quality differences of the water at the test spots that have been determined before. In this context at Imranli, where the river contacts civilization for the first time, which is located in Sivas city of Turkey, samples are gathered in order to do ground based spectroradiometer measurements. These samples are gathered simultaneously with the image acquiring time of CHRIS Proba satellite. Spectral signatures that are obtained from ground measurements are used as reference data in order to classify CHRIS Proba satellite's hyperspectral images over the study area. Satellite images are classified based on Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Turbidity and Electrical Conductivity (EC) attributes. As a result, interpretations obtained from classified CHRIS Proba satellite hyperspectral images of the study area are presented.

  2. Everest

    SciTech Connect

    2006-04-20

    Chris Bonington, est né à Hampstead et a fait des études à University Collège School à Londres et au Royal Military Academy à Sundhorst. Il est un alpiniste mondialement connu qui a fait un grand nombre de premiers ascensions, comme celle de la face sud-ouest de l'Everest avec une équipe de 70 hommes en septembre 1975

  3. Modeling of Diffusion through a Network: A New Approach using Cellular Automata and Network Science Techniques

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-05-01

    to Professor Chris Arney and LTC Donovan Phillips for providing valuable feedback on this project. vii MODELING OF DIFFUSION THROUGH A...only does the study of networks afford the U.S. Army greater information sharing abilities, it could also give a better understanding of enemy...These models are named for the conditions by which a node changes state. The first model gives each node its own threshold which must be reached before

  4. 12. Photocopy of photographs (original photographs in possession of Coronado ...

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

    12. Photocopy of photographs (original photographs in possession of Coronado Historical Association). Chris Ackerman, Photographer, 1992. THREE VIEWS OF BABCOCK COURT: 1) SIDE OF BUNGALOW AND BOUGAINVILLEA IN LEFT FOREGROUND, BUNGALOW IN RIGHT BACKGROUND, 2) OBLIQUE VIEW OF BUNGALOW FRONTS ALONG SEVENTH STREET, 3) PORTION OF BUNGALOW FRONT DOOR - Heilman Villas, 706-720 Orange Avenue & 1060-1090 Seventh Street, Coronado, San Diego County, CA

  5. 11. Photocopy of photographs (original photographs in possession of Coronado ...

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

    11. Photocopy of photographs (original photographs in possession of Coronado Historical Association). Chris Ackerman, Photographer, 1992. THREE VIEWS OF BABCOCK COURT: 1) BUNGALOW FRONT WITH ORANGE AVENUE IN REAR, 2) COMMEMORATIVE BRONZE PLAQUE IN FOREGROUND, BUNGALOW FRONTS IN BACKGROUND, 3) OBLIQUE VIEW OF BUNGALOW ARCHED WINDOW AND ROOF PARAPET - Heilman Villas, 706-720 Orange Avenue & 1060-1090 Seventh Street, Coronado, San Diego County, CA

  6. Knowledge Retrieval as Specialized Inference.

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1987-05-01

    Rochester, supervised by James F. Allen. % 0 At the University of Rochester this reseach was supported in part by the Office of Naval .’ a...shared their best ideas with me. I thank my thesis committee, James Allen, Chris Brown, Henry Kyburg, and Haim Men- delson for their time, their comments...for his detailed comments on my manuscript and for helping to make the terminology of this thesis as standard and as consistent as possible. d James

  7. The Analysis, Numerical Simulation, and Diagnosis of Extratropical Weather Systems

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1999-09-30

    respectively, and iv ) the numerical simulation and observational validation of high-spatial resolution (~10 km) numerical predictions. APPROACH My approach...satellite and targeted dropwindsonde observations; in collaboration with Xiaolie Zou (Fla. State Univ.), Chris Velden (Univ. Wisc ./CIMMS), and Arlin...Univ. Wisc .), and Arlin Krueger (NASA/GSFC). Analysis and numerical simulation of the fine-scale structure of upper-level jet streams from high- spatial

  8. Sensing, Navigation and Reasoning Technologies for the DARPA Urban Challenge

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-12-31

    like to thank the following members of Team Caltech who contributed to the work described here: Daniel Alvarez, Mohamed Aly, Brandt Belson, Philipp...Di Cairano, Josh Doubleday, Tom Duong, Luke Durant, Josh Feingold , Matthew Feldman, Tony & Sandie Fender, Nicholas Fette, Ken Fisher, Melvin Flores...Miles Robinson, Henrik Sandberg, Chris Schantz, Jeremy Schwartz, Kristian Soltesz, Chess Stetson, Sashko Stubailo, Tamas Szalay, Daniel Talancon, Daniele

  9. Conversations With Wargamers

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2009-01-01

    technique for decades. In the 1960s naval game Jutland, the players begin at the operational level, Dunnigan, James F. Jutland. Boardgame. Baltimore...Dunnigan, James F. The Fast Carriers. Boardgame. New York: Simulations Publications, Inc. (1975) 13. Included here in the appendix. 14. See Carlson, Chris...and rules writer, primarily for tactical games, JHUAPL (also an Architect) • James Hillman, senior analyst and game director for the AWG held in

  10. Computer-Aided Transformation of PDE Models: Languages, Representations, and a Calculus of Operations

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2016-01-05

    5d. PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 5c. PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER Form Approved OMB NO...intend to work for the Department of Defense The number of undergraduates funded by your agreement who graduated during this period and will receive...DD882) Scientific Progress See Attachment Technology Transfer In collaboration/coordinate with Dr. Chris Kees in the Coastal Hydraulics Laboratory at

  11. Mission Command Analysis Using Monte Carlo Tree Search

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2013-06-14

    Modeling, Virtual Environments, and Simulation NPS Naval Postgraduate School TRAC Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center TRAC- MRO Training and...Background In the fall of 2012, the Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center (TRAC) Methods and Research Office (TRAC- MRO ) sponsored the Training and...Sponsor: Mr. Paul Works, TRAC Research Director, MRO . • Project Lead: MAJ Chris Marks (TRAC-MTRY). • Supporting Analyst: LTC John Alt (TRAC-MTRY

  12. Modeling Primary Breakup: A Three-Dimensional Eulerian Level Set/Vortex Sheet Method for Two-Phase Interface Dynamics

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2003-12-01

    approach (Chris- tiansen 1973; Cottet & Koumoutsakos 2000) w(x) = JV n(x’)J(x - x’)3 (G(x’) - Go) IVG(x’)Idx’, (2.15) where J is the delta-function... KOUMOUTSAKOS , P. D. 2000 Vortex Methods. Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press. GUEYFFIER, D., Li, J., NADIM, A., SCARDOVELLI, S. & ZALESKI, S. 1999

  13. Pen Ultimate: For Kids Who Take Part in National Novel Writing Month--the Acid Test for Would-Be Authors--It's No Guts, No Glory

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Barack, Lauren

    2009-01-01

    Since launching in 1999, National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, has grown from a band of 21 overcaffeinated friends, as founder Chris Baty calls them, to the more than 119,000 hopeful writers who joined in 2008. While most participants simply want to finish, 36 novels begun through NaNoWriMo have been published, according to its Web site,…

  14. Santos: A Digital Human in the Making

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-06-01

    Kim, Yujiang Xiang, Matthew K. Rasmussen, Chris Murphy, Andrea Laake, Anith Mathai, Timothy Marler , and Jingzhou Yang* Virtual Soldier Research...2006a; Abdel-Malek et al., 2006b; Kim et al., 2006; Man et al., 2006 Marler , 2005; Patrick, 2005; Yang et al., 2005; Yang et al., 2006a; Yang et...authorized documents. References 1. Abdel-Malek, K., Yang, J., Marler , T., Beck, S., Mathai, A., Patrick, A., and Arora, J. (2006a) “Towards a new

  15. The Resource. Fall 2001

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2001-01-01

    Adams, Director of Scientific Visualization, initiated a Bring Your Own Data ( BYOD ) workshop for MSRC users. The first workshop was held June 25-26 in...leverage these assets in their future work. The first BYOD workshop was definitely a benefit to the users. Chris Stone, in particular was able to...publications 28 ERDC MSRC The Resource, Fall 2001 ac ro ny m s AG Access Grid AMR Adaptive Mesh Refinement BYOD Bring Your Own Data CDC Control Data

  16. Visible Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1993-01-01

    Van Nostrand Reinhold:New York, 1986). Baba, T ., Y. Yogo, K. Suzuki, F. Koyama, and K. Iga, "Near Room Temperature Continuous Wave Lasing...Alloys", Semiconductor Science Technology, 6, p. 27-31 (1991). Liedenbaum, C. T . H. F., A. Valster, A. L. G. J. Severens, and G. W. t ’ Hooft ...Chris P. Tigges, Harry T . Weaver, and Joel R. Wendt. Sincere appreciation also goes to the managers of the Microelectronics and Photonics Research Center

  17. Ever-Widening Horizons: Hemingway’s War Literature, 1923 to 1940

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2005-03-09

    Distribution Unlimited 9 March 2005 Ever-Widening Horizons: Hemingway’s War Literature, 1923 to 1940 I. Introduction Ernest Hemingway has permeated our...and Modern Memory. New York: Oxford UP, 1975. Gajdusek, Robert E. "The Suspended Woman in the Work of Ernest Hemingway ." Hemingway : Up in Michigan...1999. 204-24. Hedges, Chris. "On War." The New York Review of Books 16 Dec. 2004: 8-14. Hemingway , Ernest . The Complete Short Stories of Ernest

  18. Development of Semantic Web - Markup Languages, Web Services, Rules, Explanation, Querying, Proof and Reasoning

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-07-01

    KSL-06-16.html • J. William Murdock, Deborah L. McGuinness, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Chris Welty, and David Ferrucci. Explaining Conclusions from...Christopher Welty, J. William Murdock, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, Deborah L. McGuinness, David Ferrucci, Richard Fikes. Tracking Information Extraction from...services/swsl/requirements/swsl-requirements.shtml. • J. William Murdock, Paulo Pinheiro da Silva, David Ferrucci, Christopher Welty and Deborah L

  19. Fuel-Flexible Engines for Portable-Power Applications

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2009-05-31

    mechanical portions of this system ; the load and complementary systems still needed design and manufacture such as the loading system and the control system ...designed specifically for this dynamometer system (Figure 6). Figure 6: Fuel-flexible engine dynamometer dashboard from LabVIEW VI. III...Engineering from UC Berkeley (2005) and has both research and industry experience. Chris worked on developing a MEMS- based carburetion system , an engine

  20. The Development of Medical Readiness

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2006-05-31

    Sculley Mr. Chris LaLonde Mr. Al Bemis LTC Patti Hamill* Col Mary Martin* CDR Thomas Buffington* Mr. John Casciotti CAPT Robert Brawley* Lt Col Russell...New York: John Wiley & Sons. Tomich, N., (2001) Panel Links Resourcing Stability to Care Quality, U.S. Medicine Volume 37, Number 3, Washington DC...II, USAF, MC AIR FORCE Maj Gen Michael Wyrick Lt Col Patricia Lewis* Brig Gen Linda Stierle* Col Martin Harper* Col Mike Benge* 2 ARMY MG John Cuddy

  1. The Role of the Y-Located TSPY Gene in Prostatic Oncogenesis

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-02-01

    are benign germ cell tumors that develop most frequently in XY sex-reversed and intersex patients and men with testis dysgenesis [5, 6...expression in several gonadoblastoma specimens form intersex , sex-reversed patients and men with dysfunctional testes, using immunostaining techniques. Our...of Health (1RO1HD038117). * Corresponding author. Fax: +1 415 750 6959. E-mail address: Chris.Lau@UCSF.edu (Y.-F.C. Lau).females and intersex patients

  2. Council Coordination of Federal Invasive Species Efforts

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2004-08-01

    Chris Dionigi, Assistant Director, Domestic Policy National Invasive Species Council Coordination of Federal Invasive Species Efforts Report...REPORT TYPE N/A 3. DATES COVERED - 4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE CouncilCoordination of Federal Invasive Species Efforts 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER 5b...ADDRESS(ES) National Invasive Species Council (NISC) 8. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION REPORT NUMBER 9. SPONSORING/MONITORING AGENCY NAME(S) AND ADDRESS

  3. U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-02-10

    understanding, however, the 7th Fleet Commander, Vice Admiral Scott Van 59 Chris Johnson...near South Korea, a PLA Navy Jianghu III-class frigate passed as close as 100 yards to a U.S. surveillance ship, the USNS Bowditch , and a PLA...reconnaissance plane shadowed it. The PLA’s harassment of the USS Bowditch continued for months. On April 1, 2001, a PLA Navy F-8 fighter collided with

  4. Rethinking the Reserves

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-01-01

    research quality and objectivity. Jacob Alex Klerman Prepared for the Office of the Secretary of Defense Approved for public release; distribution...39. Klerman, Jacob Alex , David S. Loughran, and Craig Martin, Early Results on Activations and the Earnings of Reservists, Santa Monica, Calif...RAND Corporation, TR-274-OSD, 2006. As of June 2, 2008: http://www.rand.org/pubs/technical_reports/TR274 Klerman, Jacob Alex , Chris Ordowich, Scot

  5. Seabed Characterization for SW2013 Mid-Frequency Reverberation Experiment

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2013-09-30

    backscatter (from Chris DeMoustier and Barb Kraft ) and goes from northwest to southeast. The wide angle reflection track is shown on the backscatter map...microtomography,” Phys. Med. Biol., 50, 5545–5556, 2005. [3] Buckingham M.J., On pore-fluid viscosity and the wave properties of saturated granular materials including marine sediments, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 122, 1486, 2007. 7

  6. Magnetized Target Fusion - Field Reversed Configuration Formation and Injection (MTF-FRC)

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2009-11-06

    NUMBER 5d. PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 6. AUTHOR( S ) Chris Grabowski and Wayne Sommars 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME( S ...ORGANIZATION REPORT NUMBER 10. SPONSOR/MONITOR’S ACRONYM( S ) 9. SPONSORING / MONITORING AGENCY NAME( S ) AND ADDRESS(ES) Air Force Research...Laboratory 3550 Aberdeen Ave SE Kirtland AFB, NM 87117-5776 11. SPONSOR/MONITOR’S REPORT NUMBER( S ) AFRL-RD-PS-TR-2009-1066 12. DISTRIBUTION

  7. Development of a Concept Maturity Assessment Framework

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-03-01

    Harding and Mr. Luke Schaub for giving me the opportunity to work in challenging jobs . I thank Col Sara Beth Cliatt, Lt Col Chris Beverly, and Maj John... homework ” (pg 49), had the greatest chance for success. Khuranan and Rosenthal (1997) argue that to execute the front-end activities cor- rectly an...where it should be. The proposed model herein is similar to a model used to evaluate ear- ly childhood development. The Child Development Inventory

  8. Sea Spray and Icing in the Emerging Open Water of the Arctic Ocean

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-09-30

    spray ice density data. Our second spray instrument will be a cloud imaging probe with an optical array. It photographs and then automatically sizes...third moment of the drop concentration from the cloud imaging probe is the spray liquid water content. Hence, the combination of the two instruments...working with Edgar Andreas at NWRA. We are borrowing Chris Fairall’s cloud imaging probe. The data for the spray climatologies come from the National

  9. Sea Spray and Icing in the Emerging Open Water of the Arctic Ocean

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-09-30

    spray instrument will be a cloud imaging probe, which we are borrowing from Chris Fairall at NOAA/ESRL. This device consists of an optical array; it...each 25 µm wide. The integral of the third moment of the drop concentration from the cloud imaging probe is the spray liquid water content. Hence...Gloersen P, Zwally HJ. 1996. updated yearly. Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus -7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Passive Microwave Data, October 1979. Boulder

  10. Carbon Nanotube Based Pyrophoric Substrates with a Tunable Response for Infrared Countermeasures

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-11-01

    Chemical and Biological Engineering Department South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701 Chris Haines and Deepak Kapoor...Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806 ABSTRACT In recent years there has been a significant...NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) Armament Research,Development and Engineering

  11. Quick Look at the ViewSonic P815-4M (Lockheed Martin 2001) 4 x 3 Aspect Ratio, 21-Inch Diagonal Color CRT Monitor for Stereo

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-11-02

    Evaluation Datasheet............................................................................................ v Section I INTRODUCTION...a 3D Labs Oxygen GVX graphics card. NIDL contacted a Government POC (Chris R .) at Office of Americas who said that flicker at 80 Hz refresh rate...previously NIDL IEC monitor reports. ViewSonic P815-4M 21-inch Color CRT Monitor - v - Use or disclosure of data on this sheet is subject to the

  12. Relating the Biogeochemistries of Zinc, Cobalt, and Phosphorus to Phytoplankton Activities in the Sea

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2006-06-01

    working hours a blast! Thanks to the windsurf- ing/baby crowd: Chris, Steph, Nick, Amy, Dave, Kate, Claudia, Jason, Lara, Henrick, Mary - Louise, and Jeff...Thanks to the Somerville boys who embraced me (read: began teasing me) immediately and introduced me to many an interesting Boston/Cambridge haunt...134-146. MARTIN, J. H., S. E. FITZWATER, R. M. GORDON, C. N. HUNTER, and S. J. TANNER. 1993. Iron, pri- mary production and carbon-nitrogen flux studies

  13. A Methodology for Formal Hardware Verification, with Application to Microprocessors.

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1993-08-29

    Bartlett (and Digital Equipment Corporation), Soumitra Bose, Chris and Aksel Bothner-By, Jerry Burch, Karl Brace, Kyeongsoon Cho, Luc Claesen, Kevin...Journal, 11(3):235-50, June 1991. Citation obtained from Inspec. [14] Derek Beatty, Karl Brace, Randal E. Bryant, Kyeongsoon Cho, and Lawrence Huang...manipulation with ordered binary- decision diagrams. A CM Computing Surveys, 24(3):293-318, September 1992. [55] Randal E. Bryant, Derek Beatty, Karl Brace

  14. Detection of Toxins Using Immobilized Carbohydrates as Recognition Elements

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2004-11-16

    important in many recognition processes that occur on cell surfaces. Bacteria , viruses and toxins use these interactions to bind to the host cells and...combinations of monosaccharides can yield numerous oligosaccharides that could be employed as ligands for protein toxins , bacteria and viruses. Therefore...1 DETECTION OF TOXINS USING IMMOBILIZED CARBOHYDRATES AS RECOGNITION ELEMENTS Miriam M. Ngundi, Chris R. Taitt and Frances S. Ligler Center

  15. Boiler burden reduced at Bedford site.

    PubMed

    Horsley, Chris

    2011-10-01

    With the NHS aiming to reduce its 2007 carbon footprint by 10% by 2015, Chris Horsley, managing director of Babcock Wanson UK, a provider of industrial boilers and burners, thermal oxidisers, air treatment, water treatment, and associated services, looks at how one NHS Trust has approached the challenge, and considerably reduced its carbon emissions, by refurbishing its boiler house and moving from oil to gas-fired steam generation.

  16. An Ontology-Based Architecture for Adaptive Work-Centered User Interface Technology

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2005-10-01

    Francisco. 133 15. Newell, Allen, 1990. Unified Theories of Cognition, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA. 16. Pinker , Steven (ed.), 1984. Visual... Pinker , 1984; Wade & Swanston, 1991) and is obviously the primary mode of computer-to- human communication in today’s screen-based, point-and-click...NY. 12. Horridge, Matthew, Holger Knublauch, Alan Rector, Robert Stevens , and Chris Wroe, 2004. A Practical Guide To Building OWL Ontologies Using The

  17. An Overview of Algorithms for Downlink Transmit Beamforming

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-11-02

    Swindlehurst Electrical & Computer Engineering Brigham Young University Vector Modulo Pre-coding Use a perturbation of the form SP =,Cc =t(a+ jb) where -c...constellation "spacing" A. Lee Swindlehurst Electrical & Computer Engineering Brigham Young University Vector Modulo Pre-coding (cont.) * Choose c to solve...An Overview of Algorithms for Downlink Transmit Beamforming A. Lee Swindlehurst and Chris Peel Brigham Young University phone: 801-422-4343 email

  18. Everest

    ScienceCinema

    None

    2016-07-12

    Chris Bonington, est né à Hampstead et a fait des études à University Collège School à Londres et au Royal Military Academy à Sundhorst. Il est un alpiniste mondialement connu qui a fait un grand nombre de premiers ascensions, comme celle de la face sud-ouest de l'Everest avec une équipe de 70 hommes en septembre 1975

  19. Collins Center Update. Volume 16, Issue 1 & 2. October 2013-March 2014

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2014-03-01

    Combined/Joint Force Land Component Commander ( C /JFLCC) Course 2-14 • Senior Leader Staff Ride Program Concludes Another Successful Year...OF RESPONSIBLE PERSON a. REPORT unclassified b. ABSTRACT unclassified c . THIS PAGE unclassified Standard Form 298 (Rev. 8-98) Prescribed by...Council 3 C S L D Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy; Mr. Jeremy Bash (Former Chief of Staff to the SECDEF); Mr. Chris

  20. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Various Blast Loading Descriptors as Occupant Injury Predictors for Underbody Blast Events

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2014-01-09

    2013 4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER W56HZV-08- C -0236 W56HZV-08- C - 0236 Evaluating the Effectiveness of Various Blast Loading...LIMITATION OF ABSTRACT 18. NUMBER OF PAGES 19a. NAME OF RESPONSIBLE PERSON Ravi Thyagarajan a. REPORT Unlimited b. ABSTRACT Unlimited c . THIS PAGE...Chris Hoppel, WMRD, US Army Research Lab  Mr. Jeff Jaster, Deputy Associate Director, TARDEC/GSS  Mr. Steve Knott , Deputy Executive Director

  1. In-Situ Electrokinetic Remediation of Metal Contaminated Soils Technology Status Report

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2000-07-01

    demonstration of electrokinetic remediation at Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) Point Mugu. Dr. R. Mark Bricka, David Gent , and Chris Fetter of the...Profile 23 5 I. Introduction Electrokinetic remediation is an in-situ process in which an electrical field is created in a soil matrix by...technology at its current stage of development. 6 II. Technology Description Electrokinetic remediation is an in-situ process in which an

  2. Context and Structure in Automated Full-Text Information Access

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1994-04-29

    interactions with my coauthors Anne Fontaine, Greg Grefenstette, David Palmer, Chris Plaunt, Philip Resnik , and Hinrich Schütze, and conference...19 2.5.2 Lexical Cohesion Relations The seminal linguistic work on lexical cohesion relations is that of Halliday & Hasan (1976). In a more...Following Halliday & Hasan (1976), they describe two forms of lexical cohesion, reiteration and collocation, where the former refers to repetition

  3. Frequency Dependent Attenuation in Rocks

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    1990-01-20

    75275 Prof. Steven Day Prof. Robert B. Herrmann Department of Geological Sciences Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences San Diego State...6001 Dr. Robert Masse Katie Poley Box 25046, Mail Stop 967 CIA-OSWR/ NED Denver Federal Center Washington, DC 20505 Denver, CO 80225 Art McGarr Mr. Jack...Livermore, CA 94550 Mr. Chris Paine Dr. Lawrence Turnbull Office of Senator Kennedy, SR 315 OSWR/ NED Central Intelligence Agency, Room 5G48 United States

  4. The Effects of Sediment Properties on Low Frequency Acoustic Propagation

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2015-09-30

    tested as part of another DURIP grant. WORK COMPLETED Former graduate student , Jennifer Giard, designed and performed a field test in... student Chris Norton built a ‘sand box’ to perform high-resolution surface wave inversions. The PIs are preparing for 3 the upcoming Seabed Experiment...being pursued currently. Current PhD student Charles White is focusing on the mode conversion effects in range dependent environments. Graduate

  5. New Zealand Defense into 2035 -- Future 35 Strategy

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-12-14

    the impacts of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and like many countries in the wake of the economic crash, has needed to review Governmental spending...October 1985, http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/nsdd/nsdd-193.htm (accessed 15 May 2012). 36Chris Pugsley, Laurie Barber, Buddy Mikaere, Nigel Prickett...military, the NZDF has sought opportunities to apply professional military judgment into the change. To do nothing in the wake of public sector

  6. F-35A Training Basing Environmental Impact Statement. Volume 2. Appendix D - Comment Response Document. Book 1

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-06-01

    Fallon Cliff Litchfield Park AZ 9449 Faltisco Janet Surprise AZ 5902 Falye Shannon Goodyear AZ 4362 Faria Debra Litchfield Park AZ 6403 Faria Patricia...Litchfield Park AZ 4112 Faria Ronald Litchfield Park AZ 7498 Farley Chris Glendale AZ 4327 Farmer Frances Surprise AZ 4442 Farnell Susan Surprise...Goodyear AZ 5510 Hayes Sue Sun City AZ 5276 Hayes Thomas & Joan San Diego CA 12115 Haynes Corrine Peoria AZ 4335 Haynes Ernest Peoria AZ 10523 Hays

  7. A Methodology and Software Environment for Testing Process Model’s Sequential Predictions with Protocols

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1992-12-21

    further. Additionally, the verbal sequentiality assumption of Erikson & Simon’s (1984) verbal protocol theory was tested, and found to hold. The...science answered a lot of my questions. Erik Altmann, Uli Bodenhousen, Femand Gobet, Joe Mertz, Akira Miyake, and Chris Schunn. The R crowd my first year...in particular Erik Altmann, our British visitors Richard Young and Andrew Howes, and the users of preliminary versions of the environment who gave me

  8. Correction to ATEL #2638

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Berger, Edo

    2010-05-01

    We note that ATEL #2638 did not fully reference the discovery of the mid-IR counterpart of the LBV outburst SN2010da at 3.6 and 4.5 microns, which was announced by Khan et al. (ATEL #2632) based on their published catalog of mid-IR sources (Khan et al. 2010, ApJ, 715, 904). We thank Kris Stanek and Chris Kochanek for bringing this to our attention.

  9. News Note: Herschel-Darwin commemoration dinner

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    de Coning, Chris

    2016-08-01

    On the evening of 15 June 1836 Charles Darwin had dinner with John Herschel in Cape Town. The year 2016 makes it 180 years since this event took place. Auke Slotegraaf and Chris de Coning decided that the event should be commemorated. A total of 15 people attended the dinner, which was held on 15 June at a restaurant in the house occupied by the astronomer Fearon Fallows in 1821. It was a very informal evening and there were three speakers.

  10. Astrophysical Applications of Gravitational Lensing

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Mediavilla, Evencio; Muñoz, Jose A.; Garzón, Francisco; Mahoney, Terence J.

    2016-10-01

    Contributors; Participants; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Lensing basics Sherry H. Suyu; 2. Exoplanet microlensing Andrew Gould; 3. Case studies of microlensing Veronica Motta and Emilio Falco; 4. Microlensing of quasars and AGN Joachim Wambsganss; 5. DM in clusters and large-scale structure Peter Schneider; 6. The future of strong lensing Chris Fassnacht; 7. Methods for strong lens modelling Charles Keeton; 8. Tutorial on inverse ray shooting Jorge Jimenez-Vicente.

  11. Bigger Is Bigger

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Riendeau, Diane

    2009-09-01

    When you really want to get a point across to your students, you set up explorations or experiments, and do demonstrations. Sometimes I find myself thinking, ``If I only had....'' This month's videos add ``wow'' factor to the experiences you provide for your students in the classroom! Thanks to Jaime Stasiorowski (Deerfield High School), Tony Zito (Dutchess Community College), and Bob Beichner (NC State) and Chris Chiaverina for their contributions to this month's column.

  12. Forensic Analysis of Window’s(Registered) Virtual Memory Incorporating the System’s Page-File

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-12-01

    INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK xi ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank my advisor Professor Chris Eagle, George Dinolt, and Tim Vidas . They gave much in...specific processes, • Page directory base address this is also useful information for manual analysis and is used by the tool for address translation...feature to aid in any manual analysis of the memory image. The procedure for this is to enter the flag then the address to the process of which the

  13. Learning-based Nonlinear Model Predictive Control to Improve Vision-based Mobile Robot Path Tracking

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2015-07-01

    feedback control to generate desired lateral and angular velocities to compensate for vehicle slip rates. Finally, they use the robot’s inverse dynamics to...Learning-based Nonlinear Model Predictive Control to Improve Vision-based Mobile Robot Path Tracking Chris J. Ostafew Institute for Aerospace Studies...paper presents a Learning-based Nonlinear Model Predictive Control (LB-NMPC) algorithm to achieve high-performance path tracking in challenging off-road

  14. Wave-Ice and Air-Ice-Ocean Interaction During the Chukchi Sea Ice Edge Advance

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2015-09-30

    formation • Provide the necessary data to allow ocean- atmosphere -ice interactions and pancake ice growth at the advancing ice edge, including waves, to be...oxygen isotope data were also completed (see publications); these published results will provide background and methodology for anticipated studies...analytical modeling simulations of ice-wave interaction. Peter Guest/Chris Fairall’s project will provide atmospheric forcing data to inform analysis of

  15. The Army National Guard Division Headquarters in the Army of 2020

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2013-05-26

    the RC to meet combatant commanders’ objectives. In response to the President’s refined national security strategy, the Army issued the 2013 Army...the nation’s ability to maintain a force structure at a lower cost capable of rapidly mobilizing to meet national security interests. World War I...THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD DIVISION HEADQUARTERS IN THE ARMY OF 2020 A Monograph by Major Chris M. Mabis Army National

  16. B.Gregory Lecture

    ScienceCinema

    None

    2016-07-12

    Troisième série de "Gregory lectures" en mémoire de B.Gregory (1919-1977),DG de 1965 à 1970. La première conférence B.Gregory a été donné par le Prof.V.Weisskopf, son prédécesseur. Chris Greeg (?)de Berkley prend aussi la parole

  17. Forecasting Effects of MISO Actions: An ABM Methodology

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2013-12-01

    MISO ACTIONS: AN ABM METHODOLOGY Chris Weimer J.O. Miller Mark Friend Janet Miller Department of Operational Sciences Graduate School of...AFB,OH 45433 USA Wright Patterson AFB, OH 45433, USA ABSTRACT Agent-based models ( ABM ) have been used successfully in the field of generative...develop an ABM to investigate factors that affect the growth of rebel uprisings in a notional population. Our ABM expands the civil violence model

  18. Russia and the European Union: The Sources and Limits of "Special Relationships"

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-02-01

    Russia, 2002, 2003, 2005. 43. EBRD Transition Reports; and Cynthia Roberts and Thomas Sherlock , “Bringing the Russian State Back In,” Comparative...April 2006, pp. 69-82, at p. 69. 104 146. Chris Holmes , “Atlantic Basin, Mideast Adequate to Supply Europe, US in Mid-Term,” Oil and Gas Journal’s...Limits of Partial Integration.” Aktualnye problemy Evropy (Urgent Problems of Europe). Vol. 4, 2004, pp. 87-113. _______ and Thomas Sherlock

  19. Defense AT&L (Volume 36, Number 6, November-December 2007)

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-12-01

    Steve Watts, Keith Harbin, Chris Farmer In the design for manu- facturing and as- sembly process, a cross-functional team works to optimize the design ...fire protection; and explosives safety. Grone also serves as the Depart- ment of Defense designated senior real property officer and the DoD...evaluating Ocean Ther- mal Energy Conversion and Ocean Wave Energy technol- ogy. In Hawaii, the Army’s housing privatization partner produced a project that

  20. JPRS Report, West Europe

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-11-02

    May, France launched its fifth nuclear-powered attack submarine, which should be operational at the end of 1991. Chris- tened the Amethyste , this...have been in service in 1983 or are about to enter service, the Amethyste was designed from the start with a view to the need to make its movements...solution relies on new sonars whose adoption, in the case of the Amethyste , has led to further streamlining of the submarine’s bow, making it different

  1. A Summary of the Third Persh Conference: Strategic Issues in Materials for National Defense

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-12-01

    Young Professional Perspectives, Dr. Maureen Foley Dr. Christopher Tabor (AFRL) LUNCH Speaker, Dr. Vince Russo, CEO, Aerospace Technologies, Science...of Defense/Defense, Research and Engineering Dr. George Spanos Materials, Metals, and Materials Society Dr. David Stepp U.S. Army Research Office...Chris Tabor U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Dr. Mark Tuttle University of Washington Dr. Tony Vizzini Western Michigan University Dr

  2. Observations of Ocean Ambient Noise (10 Hz to 10 kHz) at the Site of a Former Navy Listening Station to the West of Point Sur, California, from January to July of 2007

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-06-01

    would also like to acknowledge CDR D. Benjamin Reeder, Chris Miller, Dr. Sean Wiggins, Dr. Rex Andrew, Dr. Mark McDonald, and LCDR Victoria Tabor ...Harbor, HI 40. Jene J. Nissen U. S. Fleet Forces Command Norfolk, VA 41. W. David Noble U. S. Fleet Forces Command Norfolk, VA 42... David T. MacDuffee U. S. Fleet Forces Command Norfolk, VA 39 43. Keith A. Jenkins Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic Norfolk

  3. Navy Lithium Battery Safety

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-07-14

    lithium -sulfur dioxide (Li-SO2), lithium - thionyl chloride (Li- SOCL2), and lithium -sulfuryl chloride (Li-S02CL2...and 1980’s with active primary cells: Lithium -sulfur dioxide (Li-SO2) Lithium - thionyl chloride (Li-SOCL2) Lithium -sulfuryl chloride (Li-S0 CL ) 2 2...DISTRIBUTION A. Approved for public release; distribution unlimited. NAVY LITHIUM BATTERY SAFETY John Dow1 and Chris Batchelor2 Naval

  4. Test and Evaluation (T&E)

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2013-03-04

    Chris Leone , AEDC Alex Henning, AEDC Ed Tucker, OSD TRMC T&E/S&T Tony Schauer , HSTT Aerodynamics & Aeroelasticity LEAD Doug Smith, AFOSR...Company, abcain@itacllc.com PI Dr. Mark Rennie, University of Notre Dame, rrennie@nd.edu Objective To develop accurate mathematical models for...Technology Applications Company, abcain@itacllc.com PI Dr. Mark Rennie, University of Notre Dame, rrennie@nd.edu Objective Develop new methods for in

  5. Use of Life Cycle Costing in the Development of Standards

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1988-12-01

    Bringhurst, Mountain Fuel Supply 6. T. Joseph Cardenas, McGraw Hill 7. Sally A. Hooks, EEI 8. Merle F. McBride, Owens - Corning Fiberglas 9. Kenneth D...Stanonik, GAMA 23. Clifford D. Smith, Owens - Corning Fiberglas 24. Chris Thomaidis, Department of Housing & Urban Development 25. Adrian Tuluca, Steven...Professionals, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1981. 8. Stewart, Rodney D., Cost EstimatinQ, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1982. 9. Owens Corning , Telephone

  6. Mission Thread Market: A Faster, Better, Cheaper Path to Netenabled Capability

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-05-20

    Mission Thread Market : A Faster, Better, Cheaper Path to Net- enabled Capability Chris Gunderson Naval Postgraduate School, Joint...Mission Thread Market ” (MTM) process to incentivize sustained COTS software competition around government use case requirements in 90 day production...REPORT TYPE N/A 3. DATES COVERED - 4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE Mission Thread Market : A Faster, Better, Cheaper Path to Netenabled Capability 5a

  7. Airman Scholar Journal. Volume 15, Fall 2010

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-01-01

    pdf>. McGhee, Michael. "U.S. Air Force Energy Program." Address. Energy, National Security and Defense Department Solutions. 328A Russell Senate...Security." Address. Energy, National Security and Defense Department Solutions. 328A Russell Senate Office Building, District of Columbia. 10 Sept. 2009...Tindal, Chris. "Department of Navy Energy Program." Address. Energy, National Security and Defense Department Solutions. 328A Russell Senate

  8. Second-Generation Discrete Fourier Transform Signal Processor for Laser Velocimetry

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1986-12-01

    AEDC-TR-86-33 C.7- eAR 0 0 1987 Second- Generation Discrete Fourier Transform Signal Processor for Laser Velocimetry Thomas Chris Layne Calspan...available to the general public, including foreign nations. APPROVAL STATEMENT This report has been reviewed and approved. ROBERT W. SMITH...IFIFI) SECURITY CLASSIFICATION OF THIS PAGE UNCLASSIFIED SECURITY C L ~ S I F I C A T I O N OF THIS PAGE 11. TITLE Second- Generation Discrete

  9. Deterministic Compressed Sensing

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2011-11-01

    T Labs. I thank Chris for teaching me what “real” massive datasets look like, and how a machine learning expert is supposed to manipulate them...image [181]. 4.2 Data Streaming In data streaming applications, devices with limited memory process massive streams of data [196, 8]. For instance...An equivalent problem arises in signal ensembles, such as array signal processing and MIMO communication [20]. It has been shown that the block

  10. Building High-Performing Commander Leader Teams: Intensive Collaboration Enabled by Information Technology and Knowledge Management

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2006-12-01

    good ideas emerged confirming the 1-41 scenario as a useful “soup stock pot” for thinking about mid intensity use of KM/BCKS. F-1 Appendix F...analysis of the situation presented by the vignette. (NOTE: this is a sug- gestion , NOT a requirement) f. After an appropriate time, reconvene into one...but multiply it. 130 For an excellent summary of online gaming, present and future, see Chris Suellentrop “Playing With Our Minds” Wilson Quarterly

  11. A Problem-Solving Environment for Biological Network Informatics: Bio-Spice

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-06-01

    bioinformatics tools into an integrated suite poses many software engineering, social , and research challenges. We present our work on Bio-SPICE, an integrated...was essential to making the program as successful as it was. We would like to thank Dr. Peter Karp and his group, in particular Mr. Thomas Lee for... making the Biowarehouse a reality; Ms. Valerie Wagner, Mr. Chris Jones, and a number of dedicated SWEP software engineers for spearheading the

  12. Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-07-02

    Not the Best,” New York Times, April 24, 2001; Steven Mufson and Dana Milbank, “Taiwan to Get Variety of Arms,” Washington Post, April 24, 2001; Neil ...President George W. Bush, “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” Fox News, June 8, 2005. Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990 Congressional Research...246 Letters between the State Department and Representatives Rob Simmons, Lane Evans, Roskoe Bartlett , Chris Smith, John Hostettler, Madeleine

  13. Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2009-09-24

    Not the Best,” New York Times, April 24, 2001; Steven Mufson and Dana Milbank, “Taiwan to Get Variety of Arms,” Washington Post, April 24, 2001; Neil ...Next 25 Years,” April 21, 2004. 130 Richard Armitage, Interview with PBS, December 10, 2004. 131 President George W. Bush, “Your World with Neil ...Department and Representatives Rob Simmons, Lane Evans, Roskoe Bartlett , Chris Smith, John Hostettler, Madeleine Bordallo, Trent Franks, and Jeb Bradley

  14. Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-09-28

    2001; Steven Mufson and Dana Milbank, “Taiwan to Get Variety of Arms,” Washington Post, April 24, 2001; Neil King Jr., “Bush Defers Sale of Aegis to...139 Richard Armitage, Interview with PBS, December 10, 2004. 140 President George W. Bush, “Your World with Neil ...252 Letters between the State Department and Representatives Rob Simmons, Lane Evans, Roskoe Bartlett , Chris Smith, John Hostettler

  15. The National Guard State Partnership Program: A Comparative Analysis Between the California National Guard and the Missouri National Guard

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2002-12-01

    personnel on active duty were severely cut over the late 1980s and early 1990s, but their missions increased. According to John J. Spinelli ...Storm caused the topic to be tabled until a more appropriate time.68 65 Spinelli John J., “Peacetime...success of the program. 89 Chris Maddaloni, “Reaching Around the World,” National Guard , Vol. 54, Issue 7, 1

  16. Domestic and International Law, and Transnational Terrorism: Can "Reasonable Apprehension of Physical Harm" and "Probable Cause" Elucidate Issues Concerning Imminence and Anticipatory Self-Defense

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-12-01

    Chris Bordelon, “The Illegality of the U.S. Policy of Preemptive Self- Defense Under International Law,” 9 Chap. L. Rev. 111 (Fall 2005). 41 Cohen...This two- pronged test examines the quantum and nature of evidence that informs the finding of probable cause, and was applied in Spinelli v...sources are reliable. In Spinelli , Justice Harlan, writing for the majority, stated that reliability requires more than mere “casual rumor” or “an

  17. The Effect of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Noise on the Habituation of Neonatal Chicks

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1991-05-01

    environmental overstimulation rather than deprivation. Spinelli and Jensen (1979) studied the effect of non-pair.;.ul electric shock and simultaneous...1984; Spinelli & Jensen, 1979; Wiesel & Hubel, 1963, 1965). Students of human behavior also postulate the role of neural plasticity in the human...training, contact Dr. Chris Smith x5127 to discuss training options. COPY: Animal Care Center Contracts & Grants -. . SC0. ,C; V *WK.* "W"ch SoM" M W 41

  18. Strategic Anslysis of Two Joint Contingency Operations: Lebanon 1958 and Dominican Republic 1965

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1989-01-01

    Resources Trade Configuration Mobilization i Plitical M i l i t a r y Pol-itical Culture Size Organization Organization Stability Equipment...in part, as legal grounds, for the U.S. to enter Lebanon in support of Camille Chamoun in 1958 against external subversion. The U.S. and their allies...from each reli- gious sect, the government was greatly dominated by Chris- tian leadership, including President Camille Chamoun . President Chamoun , now

  19. Pilot Program Evaluating Personal Tablet Device Use Across Campus

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-01-01

    17Army Communicator (Continued on page 18) By LTC Gregory Motes and CPT Chris Braunstein After the introduction of Apple’s iPad in 2010, there was...training support in military classrooms . With Soldiers’ ongoing develop- ment of mobile applications at Fort Gordon, MG Alan R. Lynn, commanding...deemed useful for the students could increase per- formance in the classroom . With this, the SIGCoE formally created a pilot program called the SIGCoE

  20. Defense Industrial Base Capabilities Study: Command and Control

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2004-06-01

    Chris Warack, USAF, Rosemary Carpenter, Dawn Vehmeier, Gary Powell, and other Industrial Policy staff also had major roles in the production of this...technology (IT) products which are often foreign— products driven by the needs of the commercial marketplace and generally not by DoD requirements...However, as in all matters posing risks to the warfighter, the Department is committed to being vigilant in the use of these commercial products

  1. Mathematical Modeling of Space-Time Variations in Acoustic Transmission and Scattering from Schools of Swim Bladder Fish (FY11 Annual Report)

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2011-09-01

    Chile Facultad de Fı́sica Av. Vicuña Mackenna 4860 Santiago, Chile phone: +56 2 354 4800 fax: +56 2 354 4491 email: chris.feuillade@gmail.com...differential equations, and incorporates a verified swim bladder scattering kernel (Ref. 2 ) for an individual fish. All orders of multiple scattering...currently valid OMB control number. 1. REPORT DATE SEP 2011 2 . REPORT TYPE 3. DATES COVERED 00-00-2011 to 00-00-2011 4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE

  2. B.Gregory Lecture

    SciTech Connect

    2008-01-11

    Troisième série de "Gregory lectures" en mémoire de B.Gregory (1919-1977),DG de 1965 à 1970. La première conférence B.Gregory a été donné par le Prof.V.Weisskopf, son prédécesseur. Chris Greeg (?)de Berkley prend aussi la parole

  3. An Analysis of the Cost Estimating Process in Air Force Research and Development Laboratories.

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1981-09-01

    4. TITLE (and Subtitle) S. TYPE Of REPORT & PERIOO COvEREO AN ANALYSIS OF THE COST ESTIMATING PROCESS IN AIR FORCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT Master’s...final typed thesis. Her efficiency and professionalism was unexcelled. Finally, very special thanks go to my children, Chris and Brian, and especially my...42 3-6 Computer Costs - Estimating Methods. . 44 3-7 Type of Work Unit Versus Estimating Methods Used ... ............. .47 3-8 Cost Variance Between

  4. Non-Autoclave (Prepreg) Manufacturing Technology

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-09-09

    Non-Autoclave ( Prepreg ) Manufacturing Technology Gary G. Bond, John M. Griffith, Gail L. Hahn The Boeing Company Chris Bongiovanni, Jack Boyd Cytec...DATES COVERED - 4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE Non-Autoclave ( Prepreg ) Manufacturing Technology 5a. CONTRACT NUMBER 5b. GRANT NUMBER 5c. PROGRAM...AeroStructures, Manufacturing & Support Technologies 4 Targets for Third Generation Vacuum-Bag-Only Prepreg Processing Wet Tg Cure Temp Out Time % Porosity

  5. A Microcomputer Program for Estimating Production Costs of Injection Molded Plastic Structures

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1991-09-01

    California, Dr. Chris Frank of the Air Force Advanced Composites Progrdm Office, and Mr. William Stoddard, President of Accutech Corporation , a...Composites Program Office, Mr. William Stoddard, Chief Executive Officer of Acutech, Corporation , and Mr. Rudolph George, Chief Machinist of Acutech. Step 8...TO CHANGE THE INSPECION AND FINISHING TIME? Y OR N’); READ(ANSWER); CHECKANSWER; IF (ANSWER = ’N’) OR (ANSWER = ’n’) THEN IFLH:=GIVENIFLH ELSE BEGIN

  6. EAARL-B Submerged Topography—Crocker Reef, Florida, 2014

    USGS Publications Warehouse

    Fredericks, Xan; Kranenburg, Christine J.; Nagle, David B.; Zawada, David G.

    2016-01-01

    These datasets provide lidar-derived topography for a portion of the submerged environs of Crocker Reef, Florida. Elevation measurements were acquired on April 13 and 22, 2014 by the second-generation Experimental Advanced Airborne Research Lidar (EAARL-B).The authors acknowledge Emily Klipp, Richard Mitchell, Karen Morgan, Chris Pali, Virgil Rabine, Rudy Troche, and Wayne Wright for planning efforts, data acquisition, and processing support.

  7. Continually Plastic Modeling of Non-Stationary Systems

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2016-09-01

    further explore more efficient ways for the selection process at each stage and to ex- tend the algorithm to model more general systems that exhibit...AFRL-RY-WP-TR-2016-0168 CONTINUALLY PLASTIC MODELING OF NON- STATIONARY SYSTEMS Josh Bongard and Chris Danforth University of...To) September 2016 Final 27 September 2011 – 27 June 2016 4. TITLE AND SUBTITLE CONTINUALLY PLASTIC MODELING OF NON-STATIONARY SYSTEMS 5a. CONTRACT

  8. Development of Cellulosic Biofuels (LBNL Summer Lecture Series)

    ScienceCinema

    Somerville, Chris [Director, Energy Biosciences Institute

    2016-07-12

    Summer Lecture Series 2007: Chris Somerville, Director of the Energy Biosciences Institute and an award-winning plant biochemist with Berkeley Lab's Physical Biosciences Division, is a leading authority on the structure and function of plant cell walls. He discusses an overview of some of the technical challenges associated with the production of cellulosic biofuels, which will require an improved understanding of a diverse range of topics in fields such as agronomy, chemical engineering, microbiology, structural biology, genomics, environmental sciences, and socioeconomics.

  9. DARLA: Data Assimilation and Remote Sensing for Littoral Applications

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2013-09-30

    Littoral Applications Andrew T. Jessup Chris Chickadel, Gordon Farquharson, Jim Thomson Applied Physics Laboratory University of Washington Seattle...WA 98105 phone: (206) 685-2609 fax: (206) 543-6785 email: jessup @apl.washington.edu Robert A. Holman Merrick Haller, Alexander Kuropov, Tuba...reporting burden for the collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching

  10. DARLA: Data Assimilation and Remote Sensing for Littoral Applications

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-09-30

    Applications Andrew T. Jessup Chris Chickadel, Gordon Farquharson, Jim Thomson Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington Seattle...WA 98105 phone: ((206) 685-2609 fax: (206) 543-6785 email: jessup @apl.washington.edu Robert A. Holman Merrick Haller, Alexander Kuropov, Tuba...reporting burden for the collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching

  11. The Route to Chaos for the Kuramoto-Sivashinsky Equation

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1990-10-01

    described for iteration maps (Feigenbaum [10], Collet and Eckman [7], see Devaney [9] for a full description) as well as for low dimensional systems of...for many discussions while the authors were visiting ICASE, NASA Langley Research Center. YSS also wishes to thank Professors Chris Anderson and...by mode coupling, Nucl. Fusion, vol. 16, (1976) pp. 97 1-992. [71 Collet, P., Eckman , i.P., Iterated maps of the Interval as Dynamical Systems

  12. High Frequency Acoustic Channel Characterization for Propagation and Ambient Noise

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-09-30

    close collaboration with Michael Porter and Paul Hursky (HLS Research) with support from the ONR Ocean Acoustics Program and the ONR PLUSNet Project...Siderius, Chris Harrison and Michael Porter , “A passive fathometer for determining bottom depth and imaging seabed layering using ambient noise”, J...noise processing for estimation of seabed layering”, J. Acoust. Soc. Am., (2007) [submitted, refereed]. [8] Martin Siderius and Michael Porter , “Modeling

  13. An Investigation of Turbulent Heat Exchange in the Subtropics

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-09-30

    from NCAR, NOAA /ETL, Oregon State University, and other institution to investigate the relationship between boundary layer structure and surface...of skin temperature in collaboration with Chris Zappa (LDEO/Columbia). NOAA /PSD operated a suite of remote sensing instruments for low clouds and...light precipitation: the NOAA W-band cloud radar, a microwave radiometer, and a laser ceilometer. Aircraft overflights were made on November 13, 22 and

  14. Warfighter Effectiveness Research Center Biannual Newsletter. Volume 1, Issue1, December 2014

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    2014-12-01

    Mr. William LaPlante (SAF/AQ), while Dr. Chris D’Lauro and LCDR Brian Johnson discuss their concussion research. Cadets Jon Steinmetz, Dan Thomas...January 2016, and will issue a formal report later that year. Concussion Research Gains National Attention The WERC’s Cognitive Neuroscience Lab...We think that USAFA’s military-academic environment and manda- tory sports participation make this a unique and compelling place to study

  15. The Systems Integration of Autonomous Behavior Analysis to Create a "Maritime Smart Environment" for the Enhancement of Maritime Domain Awareness

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    2010-06-01

    Stirling , closed-cycle, cooling to cover the 8–12 µm spectral band with ×1.9 and ×10.5 magnification. Naval versions also include de-icing. The... Robert Tillson, SeeCoast Port Surveillance, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 6204: Photonics for Port and Harbor Security II Orlando, FL, April 18–19, 2006. 70...Beane, Jason J. Sroka, Wendy Kogel, William Kreamer, Chris Stauffer, Linda Kirschner, Edmond Chalom, Michael Bosse, and Robert Tillson. SeeCoast Port

  16. Senator Mikulski Notes Exciting Endeavors at ATRF | Poster

    Cancer.gov

    By Andrea Frydl and Kristine Jones, Guest Writers, and Ken Michaels, Staff Writer On October 10, U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski and Congressman Chris Van Hollen, both from Maryland, toured the Advanced Technology Research Facility (ATRF), accompanied by NCI Director Harold Varmus, Chief Technology Officer Atsuo Kuki, and other FNL leaders. Mikulski toured several Maryland scientific and biotechnology organizations recently, and the ATRF was on her list of places to visit.

  17. Hunting a Black Swan: Policy Options for America’s Police in Preventing Radiological/Nuclear Terrorism

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    2012-09-01

    professionals and some true lifelong friendships were developed. Special thanks are due to Chris Bellavita, my advisor, for helping me navigate through the...strategy that increases the probability of detection and causes a deterrent effect forcing a potential adversary to reconsider if such an attack is...and defense. Agencies are strongly encouraged to educate their personnel on the reality of radiological and nuclear threats, locate and liaise with

  18. A Guide to Lexical Acquisition in the JANUS System.

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    1986-02-01

    to the canary Chris lent out his books to all and Qundry Bill introduced me to a cery competent harpist Santa Claus brought an adorable stuffed iguana ...Jerry an adorable stuffed iguana 4.2.2.8. Movable "for"-object Movableforobject, movableforobjectverb To have this feature, a verb must take an...between the verb and the direct object. without "for" (as in the examples on the right). Santa Claus brought an iguana for Jerry Santa Claus brought

  19. The Roman Empire - The Third Century Crisis and Crisis Management

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    2012-04-04

    Ferrill, Arther. The Fall of the Oman Empire: the Military Explanation. London: Thames & Hudson , 1986. Gibbon, Edward. The History of the Decline and...Rankov, Boris. The Praetorian Guard. Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 1994. Scarre, Chris. Chronicle of the Roman Emperors. London: Thames And Hudson , 1995...of the Roman Emperors (London: Thames And Hudson , 1995), 149, 197. 8. Srdan Milasinovic and Zelimir Kesetovic, "Crisis And Crisis Management - A

  20. Improving Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Sigonella, Italy: Detachment Bahrain’s Ship Maintenance Contracts in Southwest Asia

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    2011-05-16

    Project Sponsor: CAPT Chris Ray Black/Green Belt: CDR Mike Ryan Business Impact ($) KAIZEN / Rapid Improvement Event The expected impacts of this...Availability Contracts Project Methodology: DMAIC DFSS Kaizen Project Plan—list planned dates for each DMAIC phase Kaizen start and end dates...Initial Plan of Action for Kaizen Week 1) List and quantify elements that make the Big X metrics; 2) Capture the current competition categories into which

  1. The Engineer Model Improvement Program Plan

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    1988-08-01

    Systems Analysis Activity, Aberdeen Proving Cround, MD 21005-5071 3 Commander, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, PO Box ___ 631, Vicksburg, MS ...McPherson, GA 30330 1 Commander, 412th Engineer Command, P.O. Box 55, Vicksburg, MS 39180 1 Commander, 416th Engineer Command, 4454 W. Cermak Road, Chicago...Paul B. Seguin. This report was prepared for publication by Mrs. Collie J. Johnson, Ms . Donna L. Norbutt, and Miss Stacia L. Hall. Mr. Chris Y. K. Lew

  2. Environmental Assessment for the Expansion of the Elmendorf AFB Gravel Pit

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    2008-04-01

    Conservation 333 Raspberry Rd Anchorage AK 99518- 5519 Chris Nahorney Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Mining, Land, and Water 550 W...atta6men 1 ). The existing grd\\’e) pi I woultl cxp~tnd eastward to t1le boutldary llc1wcc,..’"l\\ Fori Richardson aud Elmendorf :\\PB, inc:ea.~inp, in si:.rc

  3. Incorporation Kinetics in Mixed Anion Compound Semiconductor Alloys

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    2013-01-01

    PROGRAM ELEMENT NUMBER 611102 6. AUTHORS Sd. PROJECT NUMBER Joanna M. Milhmchick, Evan M . Anderson, Chris Pearson, Wendy L. Samey, Stefan P. Svensson...long sought path to a III-V, direct-bandgap, long-wavelength, infrared detector material that can rival HgCdTe without the complications and drawbacks...measured using a low temperature pyrometer . Film growth was monitored in situ using RHEED and ex situ using high-resolution x-ray diffraction. The Sb

  4. Reflective Self-Regenerative Systems Architecture Study

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    2006-07-01

    University: Dr . Yair Amir, Purdue University Subcontract: Dr . Cristina Nita-Rotaru 2. IITSR (Increasing Intrusion Tolerance via Scalable Redundancy...CMU: M. K. Reiter G. R. Ganger P. Narasimhan A. Ailamaki C. Cranor 3. QuickSilver: Cornell: Profs K. Birman, P. Francis and J. Gehrke, Raytheon: Dr ...contains contributions from several SRS performers, including Michael Ernst, Mark Cornwell, Yair Amir, and Tom Bracewell. The report also benefited from comments by Chris Geib and John Knight.

  5. Performance Analysis of Live-Virtual-Constructive and Distributed Virtual Simulations: Defining Requirements in Terms of Temporal Consistency

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    2009-12-01

    owned and not proprietary. It is managed by the SIMAF facility located at WPAFB, OH. 115 Bibliography BCE+06. Dean Bowley, Paul Comeau, Roland Edwards... Paul J. Hiniker, Geoff Howes, Richard A. Kass, Paul Labbé, Chris Morris, Rick Nunes-Vaz, Jon Vaughan, Sophie Villeneuve, Mike Wahl, Kendall Wheaton...Narayanan. Design & Imple- mentation of Virtual and Constructive Simulations Using OpenEaagles. Linus Publications, 2009. 119 RJL+97. Maria Roussos

  6. Assessing Self Organization and Emergence in C2 Processes

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    2006-06-01

    Self Organization, FAQ, ©1997 Chris Lucas, version 1 (draft) 24 May 1997 3. Holland, John, H., “Emergence”, Perseus Books, 1998 19 4. Morin , Edgar ...interdependence and reliability, thus providing the system with the possibility of lasting for a certain length of time, despite chance disruptions ( Morin ...1977. La Methode I: la Nature de la Nature. Paris: Seuil. See also, Kelly, Sean. 1988. "Hegel and Morin : The Science of Wisdom and the Wisdom of

  7. ASSIP Study of Real-Time Safety-Critical Embedded Software-Intensive System Engineering Practices

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    2008-02-01

    international industry standard, championed by Bruce Lewis (U.S. Army AMRDEC 8 ), with technical lead by Peter Feiler (SEI). The AADL focuses on...chosen as a key technology for the first pilot. The project was in the planning phase in 2007, with participation by Bruce Lewis and Peter Feiler ...Technology 1, 1 (1998). http://www.cyberbound.com/docs/1mars.pdf [ Feiler 2007] Feiler , Peter H, De Niz Dionisio, Raistrick, Chris, Lewis, Bruce

  8. Practicing Internal Medicine Onboard the USNS COMFORT in the Aftermath of the Haitian Earthquake

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    2010-06-01

    Etienne, MD, MPH; Todd Gleeson, MD, MPH; Thomas Hicks, MD; Dermot Killian, MBBS ; Kristina Kratovil, MD; Chris Lewis, MD; Michael Monsour, MD; Bret Pasiuk...immediate death in the 2004 Indonesian tsunami, initial injuries in Haiti were primarily low -velocity, high-force trauma and wound in- fections. These...PROJECT NUMBER 5e. TASK NUMBER 5f. WORK UNIT NUMBER 7. PERFORMING ORGANIZATION NAME(S) AND ADDRESS(ES) Naval Medical Center San Diego,Pulmonary

  9. STS-100 Crew Activity Report: Flight Day 8 Highlights

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    2001-01-01

    On this eighth day of the STS-100 Endeavour mission, Mission Specialists Chris Hadfield and Scott Parazynski are seen preparing for and performing their spacewalks as they check the connections between the Destiny Laboratory Module and the Canadian Robotic Arm, remove an early communications antenna from the Unity Module, and confirm power connections for the Canadian Robotic Arm. Commander Kent Rominger is seen during a workout on Endeavour's ergometer.

  10. Modeling and Analysis of Target Echo and Clutter in Range-Dependent Bistatic Environments: FY12 Annual Report for ONR

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    2012-09-30

    reverberation level in a Pekeris waveguide : Insight from analytical solutions. J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 129(5, Pt. 2 of 2):2631, 2011. Abstract 4pUW10...Ellis, and Chris H. Harrison. Low frequency bottom reverberation in a Pekeris waveguide with Lambert’s rule. J. Comp. Acoust., 2013. Submitted...Ellis. Two modeling approaches for reverberation in a shallow water waveguide where the scattering arises from a sub-bottom interface. J. Comp

  11. Building Cultural Capability for Full-Spectrum Operations

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-01-01

    Research Fellows Jason Brunner, Lisa Gulick, Jeff Herman , Chris Vowels, and Margo Woller provided note-taking and other administrative support for workshop...a review of the relevant research literature (see Abbe, Gulick, & Herman , 2007, and Brown, Christensen, & Abbe, in preparation). However, because no...Menon, 2001). Some variables shown to activate culturally-based cognition and affect in previous research include the language (Perunovic, Heller

  12. Elementary and Advanced Computer Projects for the Physics Classroom and Laboratory

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1992-12-01

    development initiated by Dr. Pat Bronson ) begins by spelling out the words Monte Carlo on the screen using the BASIC random number generator. After a title...development initiated by Chris 11 Brueningsen) allows students the opportunity to be introduced to and/or review scientific notation, basic algebra ...laboratory experiments9 include: vector and sumzy for a force table experiment; kinem for a linear air track experiment; plotit, linzer, quazer, linlst

  13. North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study (NACCS) Coastal Storm Model Simulations: Waves and Water Levels

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2015-08-01

    ER D C/ CH L TR -1 5- 14 North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study (NACCS) Coastal Storm Model Simulations: Waves and Water Levels Co...geospatial sciences, water resources, and environmental sciences for the Army, the Department of Defense, civilian agencies, and our nation’s public good...Waves and Water Levels Mary A. Cialone, T. Chris Massey, Mary E. Anderson, Alison S. Grzegorzewski, Robert E. Jensen, Alan Cialone, David J. Mark

  14. Curriculum Modules in Support of Tabletop Cybersecurity Games

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2013-09-01

    Hack is a card game where players engage in mis- sions as security consultants [18]. It is a competitive game intended for young audiences, based on...utilize real hacking techniques and reinforce general computer security concepts. Chris Eagle of the Naval Postgraduate School argues it is appro...to distinguish among types of hack - ers based on their motivations and actions. (Application) 3. Students will be able to discuss different

  15. Connecting World Heritage Nominations and Monitoring with the Support of the Silk Roads Cultural Heritage Resource Information System

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    Vileikis, O.; Dumont, B.; Serruys, E.; Van Balen, K.; Tigny, V.; De Maeyer, P.

    2013-07-01

    Serial transnational World Heritage nominations are challenging the way cultural heritage has been managed and evaluated in the past. Serial transnational World Heritage nominations are unique in that they consist of multiple sites listed as one property, distributed in different countries, involving a large diversity of stakeholders in the process. As a result, there is a need for precise baseline information for monitoring, reporting and decision making. This type of nomination requires different methodologies and tools to improve the monitoring cycle from the beginning of the nomination towards the periodic reporting. The case study of the Silk Roads Cultural Heritage Resource Information System (CHRIS) illustrates the use of a Geographical Content Management System (Geo-CMS) supporting the serial transnational World Heritage nomination and the monitoring of the Silk Roads in the five Central Asian countries. The Silk Roads CHRIS is an initiative supported by UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) and the Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO), and developed by a consortium headed by the Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (RLICC) at the KULeuven. The Silk Roads CHRIS has been successfully assisting in the preparation of the nomination dossiers of the Republics of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and will be used as a tool for monitoring tool in the Central Asian countries.

  16. Determining the Most Appropriate Classification Methods for Water Quality

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Gürsoy, Önder

    2016-10-01

    Assessing water resources’ quality and also monitoring them have attracted lots of attention in the recent years. Remote sensing has been growing widely in the last decade and its resources are very usable when it comes to water resources management. In this study, by using remote sensing technology, satellite images that have 350 to 1050 nanometres wavelength band sensors are used to determine the quality of the Kizilirmak River's water. Through the river's resources, ground based spectral measurements are made to identify the quality differences of the water at the test spots that have been determined before. In this context at Imranli, where the river contacts civilization for the first time, which is located in Sivas city of Turkey, samples are gathered in order to do ground based spectroradiometer measurements. These samples are gathered simultaneously with the image acquiring time of CHRIS Proba satellite. Spectral signatures that are obtained from ground measurements are used as reference data in order to classify CHRIS Proba satellite's hyperspectral images over the study area. Satellite images are classified based on Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Turbidity and Electrical Conductivity (EC) attributes. As a result, interpretations obtained from classified CHRIS Proba satellite hyperspectral images of the study area are presented. Spectras are readied for Matched Filtering and Spectral Angle Mapper methods for determining the best classification method.

  17. TeachAstronomy.com - Digitizing Astronomy Resources

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Hardegree-Ullman, Kevin; Impey, C. D.; Austin, C.; Patikkal, A.; Paul, M.; Ganesan, N.

    2013-06-01

    Teach Astronomy—a new, free online resource—can be used as a teaching tool in non-science major introductory college level astronomy courses, and as a reference guide for casual learners and hobbyists. Digital content available on Teach Astronomy includes: a comprehensive introductory astronomy textbook by Chris Impey, Wikipedia astronomy articles, images from Astronomy Picture of the Day archives and (new) AstroPix database, two to three minute topical video clips by Chris Impey, podcasts from 365 Days of Astronomy archives, and an RSS feed of astronomy news from Science Daily. Teach Astronomy features an original technology called the Wikimap to cluster, display, and navigate site search results. Development of Teach Astronomy was motivated by steep increases in textbook prices, the rapid adoption of digital resources by students and the public, and the modern capabilities of digital technology. This past spring semester Teach Astronomy was used as content supplement to lectures in a massive, open, online course (MOOC) taught by Chris Impey. Usage of Teach Astronomy has been steadily growing since its initial release in August of 2012. The site has users in all corners of the country and is being used as a primary teaching tool in at least four states.

  18. A Small Satellite Mission Demonstrating Multi-Angular Hyperspectral Applications over a Period of Nine Years

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    Cutter, Mike

    2010-12-01

    This paper describes the CHRIS/PROBA hyperspectral imaging mission that has now completed nearly nine years in orbit and has provided a wealth of unique data for users across the world. The mission has demonstrated, fairly conclusively, that such sophisticated payloads can be implemented successfully on a small satellite platform and provide valuable information over selected target areas. The instrument is the Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS) developed within the Optical Payload Group (OPG) of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (formerly the Sira Space Group). The instrument is flying on PROBA, a small agile satellite, which was launched in October 2001. The main purpose of the instrument is to provide detailed spectral information of terrestrial scenes. The unique feature of this platform is that it provides pointing in both across-track and along-track directions, for target acquisition and multi-angle observations, particularly for measurement of the Bi- directional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF) properties of selected targets. Over the last nine years the Mission has provided the opportunity for users to trial a number of applications covering both land, aerosol and marine scenes and a large body of experience now exists in the use of multi-angular hyperspectral data. Since 2004 over 300 PIs have accessed CHRIS data. This paper summarises a number of the applications showing the value of the data sets and the flexibility of the payload and platform operations to provide unique information

  19. Opportunities for Monitoring Vegetation Structure in River Floodplains Using High-Resolution Satellite Data

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    Kooistra, Lammert; Romijn, Erika; Verrelst, Jochem

    2010-12-01

    Managers of large river catchments like the Rhine require regular information on the development of the vegetation structure in the river floodplains. The objective of this study was to develop a methodology for monitoring the location and structure properties of plant functional types in a river floodplain ecosystem using satellite-based multi-directional hyperspectral data. In this study we used data from the CHRIS sensor onboard the PROBA satellite acquired in 2005 over the test site Millingerwaard, a river floodplain ecosystem along the river Waal in the Netherlands. CHRIS data are particularly suitable for mapping vegetation structure because of its high spatial resolution (~17 m), spectral coverage (18 bands from 400 nm to 1050 nm) and angular sampling (5 viewing angles). Relevant vegetation structure properties such as leaf area index (LAI) and fractional cover (fCover) were quantified on a pixel-by-pixel basis by using the radiative transfer model FLIGHT that simulates canopy bidirectional reflectance by using Monte Carlo ray tracing. After classification of the nadir image into eight major land use classes, for three main classified plant functional types "herbaceous", "shrubs" and "forest", LAI and fCover maps were computed through model inversion of the CHRIS data. All three vegetation classes were modeled as a turbid medium in the 1D mode. LAI and fCover maps were computed for the nadir viewing direction. In order to assess the quality of the inversion, the resulting vegetation structure maps were validated with in situ LAI measurements that were collected using hemispherical photography and TRAC measurements. As a next step it will be assessed whether the inferred structural maps can be related to hydraulic roughness models and thereby leading to catchment-level water discharge capacity maps which can be used as input for modeling of future climate scenarios.

  20. Estimating AOD using a Quad-Modal Size Distribution

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    Davies, Will; North, Peter

    2013-04-01

    A method has been developed to estimate Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) and Single Scattering Albedo (SSA) over land surfaces using high spatial resolution, hyperspectral, multi-angle CHRIS/PROBA images. The Compact High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (CHRIS) instrument is mounted aboard the Project for On Board Autonomy 1 (PROBA-1) satellite, and provides up to 62 bands. The PROBA satellite was launched by ESA in October 2001 and allows pointing to obtain imagery from five different view angles within a short time interval. The method uses inversion of a coupled surface/atmosphere radiative transfer model, and includes a general physical model of angular surface reflectance. An iterative process is used to determine the optimum value of the aerosol properties providing the best fit of the corrected reflectance values for a number of view angles and wavelengths with those provided by the physical model. This method of estimating AOD has previously been demonstrated on data from the Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer (AATSR), and is extended here to the spectral and angular sampling of CHRIS/PROBA and the additional aerosol property. The values obtained from these observations are validated using ground based sun-photometer measurements. Results from 23 image sets show an RMS error of 0.09 in AOD at 550nm using standard 6S models. Results from 19 image sets show an RMS error of 0.21 in SSA for the estimates at 868 nm, an RMS error of 0.21 at 672 nm and 0.18 at 442 nm. Estimates of AOD from the extended method using a quad modal size distribution show an RMS error of 0.07.

  1. Clan and Islamic Identities in Somali Society

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2011-11-01

    avérés incapables d’appliquer l’ordre et la justice dans les villes . M. Pham décrit l’émergence du groupe al-Shabaab en tant qu’aile militante de...increasing pastoral mobility, the incorporation of agriculturalists, and, latterly, greater sedentarisation and urbanisation for a portion of the population...underscores the importance of such connections. In late 2008, Canadian Navy Captain Chris Dickinson (of the HMCS Ville de Quebec) told Canadian diplomats

  2. Resonant Phase Matching of Josephson Junction Traveling Wave Parametric Amplifiers

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2014-10-06

    Resonant Phase Matching of Josephson Junction Traveling Wave Parametric Amplifiers Kevin O’Brien,1 Chris Macklin,2 Irfan Siddiqi,2 and Xiang Zhang1,3...overcome phase mismatch in Josephson-junction traveling wave parametric amplifiers in order to achieve high gain over a broad bandwidth. Using “resonant...achieves a gain of 20 dB, an instantaneous bandwidth of 3 GHz, and a saturation power of −98 dBm. Such an amplifier is well suited to cryogenic

  3. Creating a Culturally Prepared Marine Corps

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2006-01-01

    documentation you will see it referenced as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, LDS Church and as the Mormon Church , with its members being...develop cultural depth as a warfighting enabler2 the following model is presented based on the Church of Jesus Chris of Latter-day Saints’ (LDS) 3...2000. 79-81. 3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is commonly known by several names. In this essay and the supporting

  4. Ventilated Oscillatory Boundary Layers

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    1993-02-01

    ieaJs tv ’ urss , r almost entireIN dissipated bs the start o1 flow aoerieianion in the [e g Lau.hl and MAlioeChris: eit 191,6, Htrheý. ]IW4 IL subsequent...ociCur after thei onsr or au bags and was sr-irely augufed into the bed t’ rilcos motion up to e 40 Transition ripples, the epihcvztteýi npks belical...material and seutenet grains reinssmr. in the ^,idJ ccu- rmpe ,seet sugge!’ that tire nl-., siznrrg f’om rest after tie resensal cf notbon. !s lamirnar

  5. Computationally Efficient Substrate Noise Coupling Estimation in Lightly Doped Silicon Substrates

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    2006-09-22

    sparing their valuable time to serve on my committee. My research group-mates Matt, Jim, Chris, Arathi, Chenggang and Sasi and other friends in...substrate with channel-stop implant. 8 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 0 1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 8000 9000 R 12 ( Ω...one of the two-contact cases is shown in Figure 2.5. 0 20 40 60 80 100 600 800 1000 1200 1400 1600 1800 separation (μm) R 12 fl oa tin g ba ck pl

  6. Seismic Constraints on Shallow Crustal Processes at the East Pacific Rise.

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1994-02-01

    introduced me to sand volleyball , and were always available for a game on a sunny summer day. Fellow students Chris Bradley, Elise Ralph, Cecily Wolfe, Gary...have been low-pass filtered with a cosine-squared filter, with an upper taper interval of 100-110 hz. The first breaks are shown with asterisks, with...a range greater than 500 m have been low-pass filtered with a cosine-squared filter, with an upper taper interval of 130-150 Hz. The seismograms are

  7. SPECTRA. September 2011

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2011-09-01

    Transportation Services program with the Dragon capsule. (Credit: SpaceX /Chris Thompson) S p a c e c r a f t e n g in e e r in g spectra NRL...secondary payloads on board a Space Exploration Technologies ( SpaceX ), Inc., Falcon 9 launch vehicle. NRL’s nanosatellites are part of the CubeSat...Maryland. The primary payload launched aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 was the Dragon capsule. Developed by SpaceX and sponsored by NASA’s Commercial Orbital

  8. Solyndra Loan Guarantee Announcement

    SciTech Connect

    Vice President Biden and Secretary Chu were joined by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Solyndra CEO Dr. Chris Grone

    2009-09-09

    Vice President Biden and Secretary Chu were joined by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Solyndra CEO Dr. Chris Grone to announce that the Department of Energy has finalized a $535 million loan guarantee for Solyndra, Inc., which manufactures innovative cylindrical solar photovoltaic panels that provide clean, renewable energy. The funding will finance construction of the first phase of the company's new manufacturing facility. Solyndra estimates the new plant will initially create 3,000 construction jobs, and lead to as many as 1,000 jobs once the facility opens.

  9. The Tail of BPM

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Kruba, Steve; Meyer, Jim

    Business process management suites (BPMS's) represent one of the fastest growing segments in the software industry as organizations automate their key business processes. As this market matures, it is interesting to compare it to Chris Anderson's 'Long Tail.' Although the 2004 "Long Tail" article in Wired magazine was primarily about the media and entertainment industries, it has since been applied (and perhaps misapplied) to other markets. Analysts describe a "Tail of BPM" market that is, perhaps, several times larger than the traditional BPMS product market. This paper will draw comparisons between the concepts in Anderson's article (and subsequent book) and the BPM solutions market.

  10. 100 years of Elementary Particles [Beam Line, vol. 27, issue 1, Spring 1997

    DOE R&D Accomplishments Database

    Pais, Abraham; Weinberg, Steven; Quigg, Chris; Riordan, Michael; Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H.; Trimble, Virginia

    1997-04-01

    This issue of Beam Line commemorates the 100th anniversary of the April 30, 1897 report of the discovery of the electron by J.J. Thomson and the ensuing discovery of other subatomic particles. In the first three articles, theorists Abraham Pais, Steven Weinberg, and Chris Quigg provide their perspectives on the discoveries of elementary particles as well as the implications and future directions resulting from these discoveries. In the following three articles, Michael Riordan, Wolfgang Panofsky, and Virginia Trimble apply our knowledge about elementary particles to high-energy research, electronics technology, and understanding the origin and evolution of our Universe.

  11. Addressing Uncertainty in Signal Propagation and Sensor Performance Predictions

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2008-11-01

    L. Pettit , Sean Mackay, Matthew S. Lewis, and Peter M. Seman November 2008 C ol d R eg io n s R es ea rc h an d E n gi n ee ri n g La b...U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center 72 Lyme Road Hanover, NH 03755-1290 Chris L. Pettit U.S. Naval Academy Aerospace Engineering...outcome. Uncertainty by itself is not a concern unless there is as- sociated, significant risk. Although uncertainty is emphasized in this re- port , we

  12. STS-95 crew participate in a SPACEHAB familiarization exercise

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1998-01-01

    STS-95 crew members get a briefing on equipment inside the SPACEHAB module from Chris Jaskolka of Boeing, second from left. Listening intently are crew members, from left, Payload Specialist Chiaki Mukai, representing the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA); Mission Specialist Stephen K. Robinson; and Payload Specialist John H. Glenn Jr., who also is a senator from Ohio. STS-95 will feature a variety of research payloads, including the Spartan solar-observing deployable spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope Orbital Systems Platform, the International Extreme Ultraviolet Hitchhiker, and experiments on space flight and the aging process. STS-95 is targeted for an Oct. 29 launch aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery.

  13. Talking about Life

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Impey, Chris

    2010-08-01

    Preface; Part I. Introduction Timothy Ferris, Iris Fry, Steven Dick, Ann Druyan, Pinky Nelson, Neil Tyson, Steve Benner and William Bains; Part II. Earth Roger Buick, Lynn Rothschild, John Baross, Joe Kirschvink, Andrew Knoll, Simon Conway Morris, Roger Hanlon and Lori Marino; Part III. Solar System Chris McKay, David Grinspoon, Jonathan Lunine, Carolyn Porco, Laurie Leshin, Guy Consolmagno and Peter Smith; Part IV. Exoplanets Alan Boss, Geoff Marcy, Debra Fischer, Sara Seager, David Charbonneau and Vikki Meadows; Part V. Frontiers Jill Tarter, Seth Shostak, Ray Kurzweil, Nick Bostrom, Paul Davies, Martin Rees, Ben Bova and Jennifer Michael Hecht; Reading list; Glossary; Index.

  14. Exploring the Potential of the Massive, Open, Online Astronomy Course

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Austin, Carmen; Impey, C. D.; Wenger, M.

    2014-01-01

    Astronomy: State of the Art is a massive, open, online course (MOOC) in astronomy. Course content was released weekly, over 7 weeks, in the spring of 2013. More than 10 hours of video lectures were produced and deployed along with supplementary readings, podcasts, and realtime Q&A sessions with professor Chris Impey. All content is still available online as a self-paced course. Over 5,000 students have enrolled in the course through the online course platform Udemy. This poster presents student engagement data, and a discussion of lessons learned and opportunities for future improvement.

  15. Book Review: Photo-Guide to the Constellations: A Self-Teaching Guide to Finding Your Way Around the Heavens (Copyright 1998, Springer; London)

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Marigza, R. N., Jr.

    2009-06-01

    Chris Kitchin's Photo-Guide to the Constellations is part of the Practical Astronomy Series that is edited by Patrick Moore. The guide provides photos and sketches of the constellations along with the background on the history of the constellation, derivation of its name, descriptions and a list of deepsky objects that can be found. Each photo in the book is backed up with a map of the targeted area in the sky, making it somewhat like an atlas of constellations. The book also provides a brief description of the planets.

  16. Accretion Processes in Astrophysics

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    González Martínez-País, Ignacio; Shahbaz, Tariq; Casares Velázquez, Jorge

    2014-03-01

    List of contributors; List of participants; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Accretion disks Henk Spruit; 2. The evolution of binary systems Philipp Podsiadlowski; 3. Accretion onto white dwarfs Brian Warner; 4. Accretion in X-ray binary systems Robert I. Hynes; 5. X-ray binary populations in galaxies Giuseppina Fabbiano; 6. Observational characteristics of accretion onto black holes I Chris Done; 7. Observational characteristics of accretion onto black holes II Rob Fender; 8. Computing black hole accretion John F. Hawley; Appendix: Piazzi Smyth, the Cape of Good Hope, Tenerife and the siting of large telescopes Brian Warner.

  17. An Overview of W.N. Christiansen's Contribution to Australian Radio Astronomy, 1948-1960

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    Wendt, Harry; Orchiston, Wayne; Slee, Bruce

    In 1948, an accomplished industrial physicist who had harboured a long-term ambition to become an astronomer joined the newly-formed Radio Astronomy Group in the CSIR's Division of Radiophysics in Sydney, Australia. Thus, W.N. (`Chris') Christiansen (1913-2007) began a new career in the fledgling field of radio astronomy. This paper reviews Christiansen's contribution to both instrumentation development and scientific research during the first phase of his career in radio astronomy, covering his work at the Potts Hill and Fleurs field stations prior to his resignation from the Division of Radiophysics in 1960.

  18. The prevalence of metabolic syndrome and metabolically healthy obesity in Europe: a collaborative analysis of ten large cohort studies

    PubMed Central

    2014-01-01

    Background Not all obese subjects have an adverse metabolic profile predisposing them to developing type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease. The BioSHaRE-EU Healthy Obese Project aims to gain insights into the consequences of (healthy) obesity using data on risk factors and phenotypes across several large-scale cohort studies. Aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of obesity, metabolic syndrome (MetS) and metabolically healthy obesity (MHO) in ten participating studies. Methods Ten different cohorts in seven countries were combined, using data transformed into a harmonized format. All participants were of European origin, with age 18–80 years. They had participated in a clinical examination for anthropometric and blood pressure measurements. Blood samples had been drawn for analysis of lipids and glucose. Presence of MetS was assessed in those with obesity (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2) based on the 2001 NCEP ATP III criteria, as well as an adapted set of less strict criteria. MHO was defined as obesity, having none of the MetS components, and no previous diagnosis of cardiovascular disease. Results Data for 163,517 individuals were available; 17% were obese (11,465 men and 16,612 women). The prevalence of obesity varied from 11.6% in the Italian CHRIS cohort to 26.3% in the German KORA cohort. The age-standardized percentage of obese subjects with MetS ranged in women from 24% in CHRIS to 65% in the Finnish Health2000 cohort, and in men from 43% in CHRIS to 78% in the Finnish DILGOM cohort, with elevated blood pressure the most frequently occurring factor contributing to the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome. The age-standardized prevalence of MHO varied in women from 7% in Health2000 to 28% in NCDS, and in men from 2% in DILGOM to 19% in CHRIS. MHO was more prevalent in women than in men, and decreased with age in both sexes. Conclusions Through a rigorous harmonization process, the BioSHaRE-EU consortium was able to compare key characteristics

  19. Solyndra Loan Guarantee Announcement

    ScienceCinema

    Vice President Biden and Secretary Chu were joined by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Solyndra CEO Dr. Chris Grone

    2016-07-12

    Vice President Biden and Secretary Chu were joined by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Solyndra CEO Dr. Chris Grone to announce that the Department of Energy has finalized a $535 million loan guarantee for Solyndra, Inc., which manufactures innovative cylindrical solar photovoltaic panels that provide clean, renewable energy. The funding will finance construction of the first phase of the company's new manufacturing facility. Solyndra estimates the new plant will initially create 3,000 construction jobs, and lead to as many as 1,000 jobs once the facility opens.

  20. Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases Capital Improvements Program Environmental Assessment

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    2008-09-01

    2017 Aircraft 50.00 110.00 4.00 34.00 AGE 24.32 12.36 2.04 0.64 Commuting Personnel 19.82 1.17 1.50 0.05 Total 94.14 123.53 7.54 34.69...COMMISSIONERS R ()RY Rr=tn, r.h=-irm::.n • C"’:~ I P MAXI =Ir=l n , \\/ir:~C"’:h :::ti rm~n SUSAN BRAGER • TOM COLLINS • CHRIS GIUNCHIGLIANI • LAWRENCE W EEKLY

  1. International Hydrogenase Conference (7th) Held at the University of Reading on August 24th to 29th 2004.

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2007-11-02

    FeFe ]Hlase Si and electrocatalysis: as good as platinum or as . . . . .. . . d e . . . . . . . ..goo as it g ts.] .... 11.40 12.00 T6. Chris Pickett PB...Asymmetric Models of the Active Site of [ FeFe ]H ase and p2 5 Electrocatalysis: As Good as Platinum or as Good as It Gets? Marcetta Y. Darensbourg...4th to 29’", 2004 T5. Asymmetric Models of the Active Site of [ FeFe ]H2ase and Electrocatalysis: As Good as Platinum or as Good as It Gets? Marcetta Y

  2. Lighting and Astronomy

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2009-12-01

    ago. Bright light is becoming a form of advertising. Figure 1. The sky over Mauna Kea , Hawaii, is affected by outdoor lighting in communit ies from...8217 chris Luginbuhl is an astronomer at the US Naval observatory Flagstaff station in Arizona. connie walker is an associate scientist and education...specialist " tf," N"iio".iOpalut-nraronomy Observatory in Arizona and director of both the lnternational Year of Astrono.my , ;il;;;;i; n*ui"n"rt

  3. Annual Conference on Human Retrovirus Testing (9th) Held in Reno, Nevada on 2-4 March 1994

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    1994-03-04

    between Dried Blood H. Handsfield, William 0. Schalla. Spots transfer HIV Seropositivity? Carol J. Bell, Trudy L. Dobbs, and W. Harry Hannon. 8. TRAXTm CO8...GaEl W. Harry Hannon Ph.D. Chief Tech,, HIV Lab., Ontario Mins fry of Health, Chief, Clinical Biochem Branch, Centers for Ontario Ministry of Health 81...Northi 14th SbaAt Room 234, Richmond, VA NV 89603 23219 27 Chris Poter Ph.D. Claudia Rogers MT (ASCP) Chief, Publk HeaM, LaboEUiySan DIego Mecical

  4. A Possible Link Between Macroscopic Wear and Temperature Dependent Friction Behaviors of MoS2 Coatings

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    2008-09-01

    Alvarez Æ Nathan A. Mauntler Æ Nicolas Argibay Æ Rachel Colbert Æ David L. Burris Æ Chris Muratore Æ Andrey A. Voevodin Æ Scott S. Perry Æ W. Gregory...composites. Wear 153, 229–243 (1992). doi:10.1016/0043-1648(92)90271-9 14. McLaren, K., Tabor , D.: Visco-elastic properties and friction of solids—friction of...polymers—influence of speed and tempera- ture. Nature 197, 856–858 (1963) 15. Pooley, C.M., Tabor , D.: Friction and molecular structure— behavior of

  5. Regional discrimination studies: Phase II. Scientific report No. 2

    SciTech Connect

    Bonner, J.; Hayward, C.; Herrin, E.; Sorrell, G.G.

    1996-10-01

    This report consists of four parts and an appendix. Part (1) `Seismic Acoustic Studies at TXAR`, is by Eugene Herrin and C.G. Sorrells. Part (2) `Inversion of Surface Waves for Shallow Velocity Structure in the Fort Worth Basin,` is by Jessie Bonner. Part (3) `A Preliminary Investigation of the Use of Acoustic and Seismic Acoustic Observations to Identify Vented Explosive Seismic Sources`, is by C.G. Sorrells and Eugene Herrin. Part (4) consists of the Acknowledgments called for by the contract. Appendix 1 Preliminary Report` Characteristics of the Broadband Acoustic Sensors Installed in the SMU Lajitas CSE Array, is by Chris Hayward.

  6. Flood of September 12-13, 1982 in Gibson, Carroll, and Madison Counties, western Tennessee

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    Robbins, Clarence H.; Gamble, Charles R.; Bingham, Roy H.

    1986-01-01

    Intense rainfall on September 12-13, 1982, caused severe local flooding along many streams in Gibson County in western Tennessee. The rainfall resulted from remnants of Hurricane Chris combining with a cool front moving across the western half of the State. A maximum 1-hr rainfall intensity of 3.3 in was recorded at Humboldt. Peak discharge exceeded the 100-yr flood on many small streams. The floods caused three deaths and about 15.3 million dollars damage to crops, roads and bridges, businesses, and residential areas. Long-time residents of Gibson County reported that stream stages have not been as high since at least 1922. (USGS)

  7. Directory of Manufacturing Research Centers

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1989-06-01

    M. 57 Elias, Luis 55 Hanifin, Leo 46, 136 Elinger, Wayne 105 Harbison-Briggs, Karan 15 Ellingwood, Sara 169 Harnett, Michael 56 Ellis, Edwin 61 Harral...VanKooy, Henry 20 Vicroy, Roger 76 Villanueva, Jose 143 Von Herrman, Pieter 174 Wagner, Harry 26 Wagner, James W. 51 Wakeley, Chris 161 Walk, Robert A...Director of CREOL Dr. Mike Bass, Staff Dr. Glenn Boreman, Staff Dr. Luis Elias, Staff Dr. Karl Gunther, Staff Dr. Dave Hagan, St3ff Dr. Jin Kim, Staff

  8. Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-06-15

    Taiwan to Get Variety of Arms,” Washington Post, April 24, 2001; Neil King Jr., “Bush Defers Sale of Aegis to Taiwan, Will Offer Four Kidd-Class...Interview with PBS, December 10, 2004. 137 President George W. Bush, “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” Fox News, June 8, 2005. 138 The speech was read by a...Representatives Rob Simmons, Lane Evans, Roskoe Bartlett , Chris Smith, John Hostettler, Madeleine Bordallo, Trent Franks, and Jeb Bradley, January 31

  9. Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-02-24

    April 24, 2001; Steven Mufson and Dana Milbank, “Taiwan to Get Variety of Arms,” Washington Post, April 24, 2001; Neil King Jr., “Bush Defers Sale of...George W. Bush, “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” Fox News, June 8, 2005. 146 A DSCA official, Ed Ross, read the speech on September 19, 2005, in San Diego...Representatives Rob Simmons, Lane Evans, Roskoe Bartlett , Chris Smith, John Hostettler, Madeleine Bordallo, Trent Franks, and Jeb Bradley, January 31 and

  10. Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2010-08-31

    2001; Steven Mufson and Dana Milbank, “Taiwan to Get Variety of Arms,” Washington Post, April 24, 2001; Neil King Jr., “Bush Defers Sale of Aegis to...140 President George W. Bush, “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” Fox News, June 8, 2005. 141 A DSCA official, Ed Ross, read the speech on September 19...Simmons, Lane Evans, Roskoe Bartlett , Chris Smith, John Hostettler, Madeleine Bordallo, Trent Franks, and Jeb Bradley, January 31 and February 15

  11. Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2009-12-02

    of Arms,” Washington Post, April 24, 2001; Neil King Jr., “Bush Defers Sale of Aegis to Taiwan, Will Offer Four Kidd-Class Destroyers,” Wall Street...Interview with PBS, December 10, 2004. 134 President George W. Bush, “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” Fox News, June 8, 2005. Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms...Representatives Rob Simmons, Lane Evans, Roskoe Bartlett , Chris Smith, John Hostettler, Madeleine Bordallo, Trent Franks, and Jeb Bradley, January 31 and

  12. 100 years of elementary particles [Beam Line, vol. 27, issue 1, Spring 1997

    SciTech Connect

    Pais, Abraham; Weinberg, Steven; Quigg, Chris; Riordan, Michael; Panofsky, Wolfgang K.H.; Trimble, Virginia

    1997-04-01

    This issue of Beam Line commemorates the 100th anniversary of the April 30, 1897 report of the discovery of the electron by J.J. Thomson and the ensuing discovery of other subatomic particles. In the first three articles, theorists Abraham Pais, Steven Weinberg, and Chris Quigg provide their perspectives on the discoveries of elementary particles as well as the implications and future directions resulting from these discoveries. In the following three articles, Michael Riordan, Wolfgang Panofsky, and Virginia Trimble apply our knowledge about elementary particles to high-energy research, electronics technology, and understanding the origin and evolution of our Universe.

  13. Mathematical Modeling of Space-Time Variations in Acoustic Transmission and Scattering from Schools of Swim Bladder Fish (FY13 Annual Report)

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2013-09-30

    Santiago, Chile phone: +56 2 354 4800 fax: +56 2 354 4491 email: chris.feuillade@gmail.com Award Number: N00014-111-0161 LONG-TERM GOALS The goal is...the Love swim bladder model is used as the kernel (Ref. 2 ). 1 Report Documentation Page Form ApprovedOMB No. 0704-0188 Public reporting burden for...display a currently valid OMB control number. 1. REPORT DATE 30 SEP 2013 2 . REPORT TYPE 3. DATES COVERED 00-00-2013 to 00-00-2013 4. TITLE AND

  14. MORS/ITEA Mini-Symposium Emphasizing the E in T and E Held in Newport, Rhode Island

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1991-10-01

    THE CREDIBILIY OF OUR ANALYSIS TOOLS Co-chairs: Mr. Allen Murashige Air Force Studies and Analyses Agency Mr. Dave Hall Naval Weapons Center...Surface Warfare Center Mr. Allen M. Murashige HQ USAF/SAG Mr. Chris Pfledderer ASD/ENSA Dr. Adelia E. Ritchie SAIC Mr. Tom Severson Naval Weaons Center...Mullis. Charles W. STEWS-NR-PR US Army Civilian P.O Box 454 White Sands Missile R.1ge. NM 88002 (505) 678-1221 Murashige . Allen M. HQ USAY/SAG USAF

  15. A Type-Theoretic Account of Standard ML 1996 (Version 1).

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1996-05-10

    A Type-Theoretic Account of Standard ML 1996 (Version 1) Chris Stone Robert Harper May 10, 1996 CMU-CS-96-136 School of Computer Science Carnegie...Conjectures 84 2 1 Overview This document consists of a type-theoretic account of a variant of Stan- dard ML (Revised 1996). The approach taken here is to...The handling of references and exceptions is similar to Harper’s account of polymorphic references [Har93]. We expect this to be much more amenable

  16. The crew of Space Shuttle mission STS-100 gathered in front of the shuttle Endeavour following landi

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    2001-01-01

    The crew of Space Shuttle mission STS-100 gathered in front of the shuttle Endeavour following landing at Edwards Air Force Base, California, 9:11 am, May 1, 2001. From left to right: John L. Phillips, mission specialist (U.S.); Umberto Guidoni, mission specialist (European Space Agency); Chris A. Hadfield, mission specialist (Canadian Space Agency); Jeffrey S. Ashby, pilot (U.S.); Kent V. Rominger, commander (U.S.); Yuri V. Lonchakov, mission specialist (Russia); Scott E. Prazynski, mission specialist (U.S.).

  17. Introduction to C. M. Scarfe Memorial: Special Section on Silicate Melts and Mantle Petrogenesis

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Dingwell, Donald B.

    1990-09-01

    In the summer of 1988 it was decided to commemorate Chris's career with a special session at an international meeting and a publication containing contributions volunteered by his former friends and associates. The 1989 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union was chosen for the memorial session and the Journal of Geophysical Research was chosen for the publication of contributed scientific papers. This section would not have been possible without the active encouragement, advice, and direction provided by Bob Liebermann. I also extend my thanks to the participants and to the reviewers.

  18. Statistical Methods for Studying Genetic Variation in Populations

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2012-08-01

    2005], p(mjk = m|z,m−jk, β) = Γ(α0βk) Γ(α0βk + nj.k) s(nj.k,m)(α0βk) m where s(n,m) are unsigned Stirling numbers of the first kind. Sampling for β is...Wang, David Dool- ing, Lucinda Fulton, Robert Fulton, George Weinstock, John Burton, David M Carter, Carol Churcher, Alison Coffey, Anthony Cox, Aarno...Kiran V Garimella, Sharon R Grossman, Robert E Hand- saker, Matt Hanna, Chris Hartl, Andrew M Kernytsky, Joshua M Korn, Heng Li, Jared R Maguire

  19. Several 1992 astronaut candidates brush the sand and gravel off one another following one of several

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1992-01-01

    1992 ASCAN TRAINING --- Several 1992 astronaut candidates brush the sand and gravel off one another following one of several phases of parachute familiarization and survival training at Vance Air Force Base in Oklahoma. Recognizable in the picture are Wendy B. Lawrence, Michael E. Lopez-Alegria, Chris A. Hadfield, Winston E. Scott and Koichi Wakata. The trainees had just completed an exercise which required their jumping off a box into a gravel pit, in order to familiarize them the proper way to meet the ground following an emergency parachute drop.

  20. An All-Solid-State Chirped Source for Coherent Optical Radar

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1992-03-15

    quality of a Q-switched Nd:Glass slab laser," IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 26, pp. 2138-2145 (1990). R. C. Eckardt, C. D. Nabors , W . J. Kozlovsky and R. L...Graduate Student Steven Yang Graduate Student Chris Pohalski Graduate Student Stephan Schiller Graduate Student David Nabors Graduate Student Murray Read...36 References [1] C.D. Nabors , A.D. Farinas, T. Day, S.T. Yang, E.K. Gustafson and R.L. Byer,"Injection locking of a 13- W cw Nd:YAG ring laser", Opt

  1. Seven Global Goals. 2013 annual report, Southwestern Power Administration

    SciTech Connect

    none,

    2014-09-01

    For over 70 years, Southwestern has marketed and delivered reliable, renewable, and affordable hydropower, partnering with Federal power stakeholders and others in the industry to make sure the lights stay on. This kind of effective, efficient, and cost conscious operation is made possible only by hard work and dedication. Southwestern employees work individually and as a team to meet seven comprehensive agency goals that touch on all aspects of the agency’s operations. Dubbed the “Seven Global Goals” by Administrator Chris Turner, these objectives identify specific, measurable targets that support Southwestern’s mission and reinforce its responsibilities toward its customers and the Nation.

  2. Particle learning for probabilistic deterministic finite automata

    SciTech Connect

    2011-09-01

    The plpdfa software is a product of an LDRD project at LLNL entitked "Adaptive Sampling for Very High Throughput Data Streams" (tracking number 11-ERD-035). This software was developed by a graduate student summer intern, Chris Challis, who worked under project PI Dan Merl furing the summer of 2011. The software the source code is implementing is a statistical analysis technique for clustering and classification of text-valued data. The method had been previously published by the PI in the open literature.

  3. Hurricane Irene and associated floods of August 27-30, 2011, in New Jersey

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    Watson, Kara M.; Collenburg, Jerilyn V.; Reiser, Robert G.

    2013-01-01

    About 1 million people across the State were evacuated, and every county was eventually declared a Federal disaster area. Property damage in New Jersey was estimated to be $1 billion. Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency for New Jersey on August 31, 2011. After assessment of the damage by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, President Obama declared all 21 counties major disaster areas in the State of New Jersey on August 31, 2011.

  4. Guidelines and Data to Support Plans for Reallocating Food during Crisis Relocation. Regional Appendix. FEMA Region V,

    DTIC Science & Technology

    1982-09-01

    DES MOINES IA 1 0 0 0 1 0 5,000 COUNTY TOTAL: 7 0 I I ,4 1 40,500 TAZER!ELL CHRIS OEPR AND SON CO EAST PEORIA IL 9 1 4 4 0 0 13,750 GENE -RAL GF’’CER...3 2^ ." 3 I 0 13,500 CEN’PAL GROCER CO FLINT MI ." 0 2 0 0 0 3,000 EC7RHA7D FOODS INC GRAiD RAPIDS MI 3 0 0 1 2 0 15,000 KPC -EP CO LIVONIA NI 4 0 0 1

  5. Analytical Support Across the Range of Military Operations

    DTIC Science & Technology

    2011-04-06

    Michael Mayne , USMC, interview by MCCLL Mr. Robert Clark. Company Commander, B Co 1/3 (April15, 2009). 13 Mayne , AAR 2009. 14 2Bn 24th Mar "AAR OIF...Michael Mayne , USMC, interview by MCCLL Mr."Robert Clark. Company Commander, B Co 1/3 (April15, 2009). 17 Major General Michael T. Flynn, Captain...USMC, interview by MCCLL LNO Mr. Chris Wilk.Battalion S2 Intelligence Officer 112 (April 15, 2009). Captain Michael Mayne , USMC, interview by M’CCLL

  6. High Altitude Pulmonary Edema Without Appropriate Action Progresses to Right Ventricular Strain: A Case Study.

    PubMed

    Mills, Logan; Harper, Chris; Rozwadowski, Sophie; Imray, Chris

    2016-09-01

    Mills, Logan, Chris Harper, Sophie Rozwadowski, and Chris Imray. High altitude pulmonary edema without appropriate action progresses to right ventricular strain: A case study. High Alt Med Biol. 17:228-232, 2016.-A 24-year-old male developed high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) after three ascents to 4061 m over 3 days, sleeping each night at 2735 m. He complained of exertional dyspnea, dry cough, chest pain, fever, nausea, vertigo, and a severe frontal headache. Inappropriate continuation of ascent despite symptoms led to functional impairment and forced a return to the valley, but dyspnea persisted in addition to new orthopnea. Hospital admission showed hypoxemia, resting tachycardia, and systemic hypertension. ECG revealed right ventricular strain and a chest X-ray revealed right lower zone infiltrates. This case demonstrates that HAPE can develop in previously unaffected individuals given certain precipitating factors, and that in the presence of HAPE, prolonged exposure to altitude with exercise (or exertion) does not confer acclimatization with protective adaptations and that rest and descent are the appropriate actions. The case additionally demonstrates well-characterized right ventricular involvement.

  7. Jeffries Matusita based mixed-measure for improved spectral matching in hyperspectral image analysis

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    Padma, S.; Sanjeevi, S.

    2014-10-01

    This paper proposes a novel hyperspectral matching technique by integrating the Jeffries-Matusita measure (JM) and the Spectral Angle Mapper (SAM) algorithm. The deterministic Spectral Angle Mapper and stochastic Jeffries-Matusita measure are orthogonally projected using the sine and tangent functions to increase their spectral ability. The developed JM-SAM algorithm is implemented in effectively discriminating the landcover classes and cover types in the hyperspectral images acquired by PROBA/CHRIS and EO-1 Hyperion sensors. The reference spectra for different land-cover classes were derived from each of these images. The performance of the proposed measure is compared with the performance of the individual SAM and JM approaches. From the values of the relative spectral discriminatory probability (RSDPB) and relative discriminatory entropy value (RSDE), it is inferred that the hybrid JM-SAM approach results in a high spectral discriminability than the SAM and JM measures. Besides, the use of the improved JM-SAM algorithm for supervised classification of the images results in 92.9% and 91.47% accuracy compared to 73.13%, 79.41%, and 85.69% of minimum-distance, SAM and JM measures. It is also inferred that the increased spectral discriminability of JM-SAM measure is contributed by the JM distance. Further, it is seen that the proposed JM-SAM measure is compatible with varying spectral resolutions of PROBA/CHRIS (62 bands) and Hyperion (242 bands).

  8. Fractionating the Neural Substrates of Transitive Reasoning: Task-Dependent Contributions of Spatial and Verbal Representations

    PubMed Central

    Mutreja, Rachna; Booth, James R.

    2013-01-01

    It has long been suggested that transitive reasoning relies on spatial representations in the posterior parietal cortex (PPC). Previous neuroimaging studies, however, have always focused on linear arguments, such as “John is taller than Tom, Tom is taller than Chris, therefore John is taller than Chris.” Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), we demonstrate here that verbal representations contribute to transitive reasoning when it involves set-inclusion relations (e.g., “All Tulips are Flowers, All Flowers are Plants, therefore All Tulips are Plants”). In the present study, such arguments were found to engage verbal processing regions of the left inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) and left PPC that were identified in an independent localizer task. Specifically, activity in these verbal regions increased as the number of relations increased in set-inclusion arguments. Importantly, this effect was specific to set-inclusion arguments because left IFG and left PPC were not differentially engaged when the number of relations increased in linear arguments. Instead, such an increase was linked to decreased activity in a spatial processing region of the right PPC that was identified in an independent localizer task. Therefore, both verbal and spatial representations can underlie transitive reasoning, but their engagement depends upon the structure of the argument. PMID:22275478

  9. Teach Astronomy: An Online Resource for Introductory Astronomy Courses and Informal Learners

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    Austin, Carmen; Impey, C. D.; Hardegree-Ullman, K.; Patikkal, A.; Ganesan, N.

    2013-01-01

    Teach Astronomy (www.teachastronomy.com) is a new, free online resource—a teaching tool for non-science major astronomy courses and a reference guide for lifelong learners interested in the subject. Digital content available includes: a comprehensive introductory astronomy textbook by Chris Impey, Wikipedia astronomy articles, images from Astronomy Picture of the Day archives and AstroPix database, two to three minute topical video clips by Chris Impey, podcasts from 365 Days of Astronomy archives, and an RSS feed of astronomy news from Science Daily. Teach Astronomy features an original technology called the Wikimap to cluster, display, and navigate site search results. Motivation behind the development of Teach Astronomy includes steep increases in textbook prices, the rapid adoption by students and the public of digital resources, and the modern capabilities of digital technology. Recent additions to Teach Astronomy include: AstroPix images—from some of the most advanced observatories and complete with metadata, mobile device functionality, links to WikiSky where users can see the location of astronomical objects in the sky, and end of chapter textbook review questions. Next in line for development are assignments for classroom use. We present suggestions for utilizing the rich content and features of the web site.

  10. Retrieving Vegetation Water Content from MODIS, High Resolution and Ground Data in the SMOS VAS Cal/Val Site

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    Camacho, F.; Cernicharo, J.; Martinez, B.; Lopez-Baeza, E.

    2010-12-01

    Ground measurements are required to calibrate/validate remote sensing products. This work describes a method to derive vegetation water content (VWC) maps at medium resolution from ground data, applied to the VAS (Valencia Anchor Station) cal/val area for SMOS soil moisture products. The method is based on a transfer function that establishes an empirical relationship between in-situ data and reflectance values retrieved from high resolution (CHRIS/PROBA, TM/LANDSAT) and medium resolution (MODIS/TERRA+AQUA) imagery. The up-scaling process is developed in two steps: (1) by using in-situ values with CHRIS and TM data to derive high resolution ground based maps over small regions, and (2) using the high resolution maps with MODIS data to produce the medium resolution ground based maps over the whole region. The convex hull technique has been proposed to assess the transfer function interpolation quality. Results obtained by applying the selected band combination of bands show cross validation errors (RC=0.221 kg/m2 and RC=0.051 kg/m2 for high-resolution and RC=0.386 kg/m2 for medium resolution) lower than traditional spectral indices ones, good correlations with observed data and a high interpolation capacity (70% and 95%). VWC mean values at medium resolution range between 0.04 kg/m2, for non-irrigated areas, and 0.7 kg/m2, for irrigated crops.

  11. Teach Astronomy: An Online Textbook for Introductory Astronomy Courses and Resources for Informal Learners

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    Hardegree-Ullman, Kevin; Impey, C. D.; Patikkal, A.

    2012-05-01

    This year we implemented Teach Astronomy (www.teachastronomy.com) as a free online resource to be used as a teaching tool for non-science major astronomy courses and for a general audience interested in the subject. The comprehensive content includes: an introductory astronomy text book by Chris Impey, astronomy articles on Wikipedia, images from the Astronomy Picture of the Day, two to three minute topical video clips by Chris Impey, podcasts from 365 Days of Astronomy, and astronomy news from Science Daily. Teach Astronomy utilizes a novel technology to cluster, display, and navigate search results, called a Wikimap. Steep increases in textbook prices and the unique capabilities of emerging web technology motivated the development of this free online resource. Recent additions to Teach Astronomy include: images and diagrams for the textbook articles, mobile device implementation, and suggested homework assignments for instructors that utilize recent discoveries in astronomy. We present an overview of how Teach Astronomy has been implemented for use in the classroom and informal settings, and suggestions for utilizing the rich content and features of the web site.

  12. Fractionating the neural substrates of transitive reasoning: task-dependent contributions of spatial and verbal representations.

    PubMed

    Prado, Jérôme; Mutreja, Rachna; Booth, James R

    2013-03-01

    It has long been suggested that transitive reasoning relies on spatial representations in the posterior parietal cortex (PPC). Previous neuroimaging studies, however, have always focused on linear arguments, such as "John is taller than Tom, Tom is taller than Chris, therefore John is taller than Chris." Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), we demonstrate here that verbal representations contribute to transitive reasoning when it involves set-inclusion relations (e.g., "All Tulips are Flowers, All Flowers are Plants, therefore All Tulips are Plants"). In the present study, such arguments were found to engage verbal processing regions of the left inferior frontal gyrus (IFG) and left PPC that were identified in an independent localizer task. Specifically, activity in these verbal regions increased as the number of relations increased in set-inclusion arguments. Importantly, this effect was specific to set-inclusion arguments because left IFG and left PPC were not differentially engaged when the number of relations increased in linear arguments. Instead, such an increase was linked to decreased activity in a spatial processing region of the right PPC that was identified in an independent localizer task. Therefore, both verbal and spatial representations can underlie transitive reasoning, but their engagement depends upon the structure of the argument.

  13. A Methodology to Assess the Accuracy with which Remote Data Characterize a Specific Surface, as a Function of Full Width at Half Maximum (FWHM): Application to Three Italian Coastal Waters

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    Cavalli, Rosa Maria; Betti, Mattia; Campanelli, Alessandra; Di Cicco, Annalisa; Guglietta, Daniela; Penna, Pierluigi; Piermattei, Viviana

    2014-01-01

    This methodology assesses the accuracy with which remote data characterizes a surface, as a function of Full Width at Half Maximum (FWHM). The purpose is to identify the best remote data that improves the characterization of a surface, evaluating the number of bands in the spectral range. The first step creates an accurate dataset of remote simulated data, using in situ hyperspectral reflectances. The second step evaluates the capability of remote simulated data to characterize this surface. The spectral similarity measurements, which are obtained using classifiers, provide this capability. The third step examines the precision of this capability. The assumption is that in situ hyperspectral reflectances are considered the “real” reflectances. They are resized with the same spectral range of the remote data. The spectral similarity measurements which are obtained from “real” resized reflectances, are considered “real” measurements. Therefore, the quantity and magnitude of “errors” (i.e., differences between spectral similarity measurements obtained from “real” resized reflectances and from remote data) provide the accuracy as a function of FWHM. This methodology was applied to evaluate the accuracy with which CHRIS-mode1, CHRIS-mode2, Landsat5-TM, MIVIS and PRISMA data characterize three coastal waters. Their mean values of uncertainty are 1.59%, 3.79%, 7.75%, 3.15% and 1.18%, respectively. PMID:24434875

  14. Remote sensing as a tool for monitoring water quality parameters for Mediterranean Lakes of European Union water framework directive (WFD) and as a system of surveillance of cyanobacterial harmful algae blooms (SCyanoHABs).

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    Gómez, José Antonio Domínguez; Alonso, Covadonga Alonso; García, Ana Alonso

    2011-10-01

    Remote sensing has been used from the 1980s to study inland water quality. However, it was not until the beginning of the twenty-first century that CHRIS (an experimental multi-angle sensor with good spectral and spatial resolutions) and MERIS (with good temporal and spectral resolutions) started to acquire imagery with very good resolutions, which allowed to develop a reliable imagery acquisition system so as to consider remote sensing as an inland water management tool. This paper presents the methodology developed, from the field data acquisition with which to build a freshwater spectral library and the study of different atmospheric correction systems for CHRIS mode 2 and MERIS images, to the development of algorithms to determine chlorophyll-a and phycocyanin concentrations and bloom sites. All these algorithms allow determining water eutrophic and ecological states, apart from generating surveillance maps of toxic cyanobacteria with the main objective of Assessment of the Water Quality as it was used for Monitoring Ecological Water Quality in smallest Mediterranean Reservoirs integrated in the Intercalibration Exercise of European Union Water Framework Directive (WFD). We keep on using it to monitor the Ecological Quality Ratio (EQR) in Spain inland water.

  15. Buildings' integral role in good health.

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    Hall, Chris

    2014-05-01

    As reported in last month's HEJ, the new Sustainable Development Strategy for the Health, Public Health and Social Care System for 2014-20 rightly emphasises the importance of the built environment to health and well-being. Chris Hall, the BRE's health sector lead, says this message 'stretches far beyond hospitals and healthcare buildings into the communities and homes that people live in'. Here he highlights some of the key elements relating to the current carbon efficiency of healthcare buildings, considers the impact of 'good' housing on health and preventing illness, and looks forward to a series of joint IHEEM and BRE 'Building Sustainable Development' mini-conference events planned in the run-up to October's Healthcare Estates 2014 event in response to the new Strategy, designed to share ideas and good practice on sustainable estates issues. The first takes place in London later this month (see panel below).

  16. The New Physics

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    Fraser, Gordon

    2006-04-01

    Introduction Gordon Fraser; Part I. Matter and the Universe: 1. Cosmology Wendy Freedman and Rocky Kolb; 2. Gravity Ronald Adler; 3. Astrophysics Arnon Dar; 4. Particles and the standard model Chris Quigg; 5. Superstrings Michael Green; Part II. Quantum Matter: 6. Atoms and photons Claude Cohen-Tannoudji and Jean Dalibard; 7. The quantum world of ultra-cold atoms Christopher Foot and William Phillips; 8. Superfluidity Henry Hall; 9. Quantum phase transitions Subir Sachdev; Part III. Quanta in Action: 10. Quantum entanglement Anton Zeilinger; 11. Quanta, ciphers and computers Artur Ekert; 12. Small-scale structure and nanoscience Yoseph Imry; Part IV. Calculation and Computation: 13. Nonlinearity Henry Abarbanel; 14. Complexity Antonio Politi; 15. Collaborative physics, e-science and the grid Tony Hey and Anne Trefethen; Part V. Science in Action: 16. Biophysics Cyrus Safinya; 17. Medical physics Nicolaj Pavel; 18. Physics and materials Robert Cahn; 19. Physics and society Ugo Amaldi.

  17. Density Functional Plus Dynamical Mean Field Theory of Correlated Oxides

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    Millis, Andrew

    2015-03-01

    The density functional plus dynamical mean field method is outlined and a few recent successes including applications to spin crossover molecules, oxide superlattices and metal-insulator transitions in bulk transition metals are outlined. Insights from the method into the essential role played by lattice distortions (both rotations and bond length changes) in determining the phase diagrams of correlated materials are presented. The key theoretical issue of the double counting correction is outlined, different approaches are compared, and a connection to the energy level differences between strongly and weakly correlated orbitals is presented. Charge transfer across oxide interfaces shown to depend crucially on the double counting correction, suggesting that experiments on oxide superlattices may provide insights into this important problem. Future directions are discussed. This work is performed in collaboration with Jia Chen, Hung Dang, Hyowon Park and Chris Marianetti. This research supported by the DOE Office of Science, Grant ER 046169.

  18. Yellow River Estuary typical wetlands classification based on hyperspectral derivative transformation

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    Wang, Xiaopeng; Zhang, Jie; Ren, Guangbo; Ma, Yi

    2014-02-01

    The first-order derivative transformation was applied on a PROBA CHRIS hyperspectral remote sensing image of the Yellow River Estuary coastal wetland. Five classic supervised classification methods were employed on the images before and after the derivative transformation, and then those classification results were compared through manual interpretation and quantified analysis. The aim of this research is to evaluate the effects on the classification ability of supervised classification methods made by the derivative transformation. Experimental results show that, the derivative transformation is capable of improving the classification ability of certain supervised classification algorisms in coastal wetlands classification using hyperspectral images. Especially, for the Maximum Likelihood and Support Vector Machine methods, with the best classification accuracy, derivative transformation could effectively help distinguish vegetation and clear water wetlands.

  19. Featured collection introduction: contaminants of emerging concern II

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    Battaglin, William A.; Kolok, Alan; Battaglin, William; Kolok, Alan

    2014-01-01

    This collection of 13 articles focuses on CECs, and each of the articles highlights a specific aspect of this broad topic. The articles were solicited from researchers who participated in the second summer specialty conference on this topic, organized by the American Water Resources Association. The title of the conference was “CECs in Water Resources II: Research, Engineering and Community Action,” and the conference, as well as the articles in this featured collection, focus on a better and more comprehensive understanding of these contaminants. The conference was held in Denver, Colorado, on June 25-27, 2012, and approximately 125 conference attendees participated in an interdisciplinary forum of more than 75 presentations including keynote or plenary presentations by Dana Kolpin, Jorg Drewes, Heiko Schoenfuss, Chris Metcalfe, Vicki Blazer, and Tyrone Hayes. The first conference was held in 2007 and also produced a featured collection of articles (Battaglin and Kolpin, 2009).

  20. Key Outcomes From the Inaugural AGU Board of Directors Meeting

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    McPhaden, Michael J.

    2010-10-01

    The engagement and enthusiasm of Board members and senior staff were evident as we met for the first Board of Directors meeting on 20-21 September 2010 at AGU headquarters, and much was accomplished over the 1.5 days. The meeting kicked off with a look to the future. Board members and staff had been asked to submit imagined headlines for 2019, the year that AGU will celebrate its 100th anniversary. This was a question raised by Executive Director Chris McEntee as she interacted with AGU leaders over the past several months. Board members and staff replied with a wide variety of headlines that inspired us to think about what is possible for AGU as we move forward as an organization. The headlines are posted on the AGU Web site (http://www.agu.org/about/presidents_msg/), and we encourage you to submit your own headline to agu_execdirector@agu.org.