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  1. Operational accidents and radiation exposure experience within the United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1943--1975. [AEC health and safety during first 32 years

    1975-01-01

    The occupational injury and fatality experience during 32 years of the development of the atomic energy industry under the direction of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and its predecessor, the Manhattan Engineering District, is reviewed. Data are included on the cause of all accidents, including fires and transportation accidents, and the cost of AEC property damage. Fatalities of AEC and contractor personnel from all causes during the 32-year period totaled 321, of which 184 occurred in construction; 121 in AEC operations such as production, research, and services; and 16 in Government functions. There were 19,225 lost-time injuries attributable to all accidental causes, or a 32-year frequency rate of 2.75 based on the number of injuries per million man-hours. There were six deaths attributable to nuclear causes, thee of which were due to blast and flying missiles and three caused by whole-body radiation exposure. Forty-one workers were involved in lost-time radiation accidents, of whom 26 showed clinical manifestations attributable to radiation, resulting in permanent partial-disability of three workers and the loss of a digit by four workers, while the others did not develop evidence of radiation injury. (CH)

  2. Operational accidents and radiation exposure experience within the United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1943--1975

    The occupational injury and fatality experience during 32 years of the development of the atomic energy industry under the direction of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and its predecessor, the Manhattan Engineering District, is reviewed. Data are included on the cause of all accidents, including fires and transportation accidents, and the cost of AEC property damage. Fatalities of AEC and contractor personnel from all causes during the 32-year period totaled 321, of which 184 occurred in construction; 121 in AEC operations such as production, research, and services; and 16 in Government functions. There were 19,225 lost-time injuries attributable to all accidental causes, or a 32-year frequency rate of 2.75 based on the number of injuries per million man-hours. There were six deaths attributable to nuclear causes, thee of which were due to blast and flying missiles and three caused by whole-body radiation exposure. Forty-one workers were involved in lost-time radiation accidents, of whom 26 showed clinical manifestations attributable to radiation, resulting in permanent partial-disability of three workers and the loss of a digit by four workers, while the others did not develop evidence of radiation injury

  3. Feasibility study of the correlation of lifetime health and mortality experience of AEC and AEC Contractor employees with occupational radiation exposure. Progress report No. 3, June 1, 1966-May 31, 1967

    Mancuso, T.F.; Sanders, B.S.; Brodsky, A.

    1967-01-01

    The objective of this 5-year project is to assess the feasibility of using personnel, employment, medical, and radiation records in establishing the relationships between mortality patterns and levels of radiation exposure. The following AEC Contractor facilities were selected for the test runs: the three Oak Ridge facilities, Hanford, and several small feed materials plants. During this project year, the recording of personal data on Oak Ridge employees and feed materials centers will be intensified, other phases of the project will be continued, and the searching for deaths through the Social Security Administration will begin. (PCS)

  4. AEC review 1988

    Activities of the Atomic Energy Corporation of South Africa Limited (AEC) are reviewed. The activities of each of the six Management Units, namely Uranium Processing, Uranium Enrichment, Research and Development, Engineering, Human Resources and Finance and Commercial Affairs, are discussed. The Uranium Processing Unit includes the two major production programmes, viz. UF6 production and fuel-element fabrication. The objective of the Uranium Enrichment Management Unit is the supply of enriched uranium. The unit operates two uranium enrichment plants, the semicommercial Z Plant and the pilot plant. The Research and Developement Unit is structured into 7 programmes which are related mainly to the fuel cycle. It concentrates on facets of the nuclear fuel cycle, by-products of the nuclear industry and research services, as well as transfer of specialized technology to private industry. The Engineering Unit includes Engineering Services, Technical Services, Nuclear Waste Technology which involves the handling and disposal of all radioactive waste in South Africa, Central Quality Services, and Safety. The Human Resources Management Unit is divided in four functional units, viz. Manpower Services, Labour Relations, Training and Development and Manpower Specialized Services. The Unit Finance and Commercial Affairs consists of Financial and Accounting Services, Management Services, Corporate Information and Marketing and Commercial Services. A list of products and services delivered by the AEC is included as well as a list of publications by staff members

  5. Nuclear criticality safety. Chapter 0530 of AEC manual

    The programme objectives of this chapter of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission manual on nuclear criticality safety are to protect the health and safety of the public and of the government and contractor personnel working in plants that handle fissionable material and to protect public and private property from the consequences of a criticality accident occurring in AEC-owned plants and other AEC-contracted activities involving fissionable materials

  6. AEC determines uranium enrichment policy

    The Advisory Committee on Uranium Enrichment of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) has submitted a report to AEC chairman concerning the promotion of the introduction of advanced material, high performance centrifuges to replace conventional metallic drum centrifuges, and the development of next generation advanced centrifuges. The report also called for the postponement until around 1997 of the decision whether the development should be continued or not on atomic vapor laser isotope separation (AVLIS) and molecular laser isotope separation (MLIS) processes, as well as the virtual freezing of the construction of a chemical process demonstration plant. The report was approved by the AEC chairman in August. The uranium enrichment service market in the world will continue to be characterized by oversupply. The domestic situation of uranium enrichment supply-demand trend, progress of the expansion of Rokkasho enrichment plant, the trend in the development of gas centrifuge process and the basic philosophy of commercializing domestic uranium enrichment are reported. (K.I.)

  7. AEC testing in a CR environment

    Full text: Testing of x-ray machine automatic exposure control (AEC) functionality for varying kVp and patient thickness is a fundamental health physics check. Current test protocols tend to be based on testing in a film environment using film optical density as the measure of conformance. With the move into the digital x-ray image age with the use of computed radiography (CR) and digital radiography (DR) equipment and its associated image storage and retrieval system (PACS) a new AEC testing protocol is required. All CR systems provide a dose assessment tool (called Exposure Index or EI by Kodak) that could be used as a surrogate for optical density. However this work aims to derive an efficient means of assessing the functioning of the AEC of x-ray machines in a CR environment using dose measurement alone. This would eliminate the need to process the many image plates normally required for AEC testing in order to obtain and analyse the exposure measure from the CR system. The EI, and other brand's equivalents, is calibrated for a given condition (for Kodak 80kVp 0.5mmCu + 1mmAl). In order to use dose measurement alone the relationship between EI and dose must be known for varying kVp and patient thicknesses (represented by a perspex phantom). This will depend on the response of the CR plate to varying beam energies. This was assessed using a series of paired exposures at various kVp and perspex thicknesses. In the first exposure of each pair a Kodak CR plate was used, processed in the normal way, and the EI noted. In a second identical exposure an Innovision 35050A pancake ionization chamber was placed in the bucky tray within a specially modified film cassette and the dose measured. Over the 50-125kVp range of clinical use the kV response of the Kodak PSP's shown below is essentially flat for a set dose to the image plate and filtered using the standard Kodak method of 0.5mmCu + 1mmAl. Similar data will be presented showing this relationship using a perspex

  8. Study of the lifetime health and mortality experience of employees of ERDA contractors. Progess report No. 11, August 1, 1974--July 31, 1975

    Preliminary data are presented from an epidemiological study of personnel of ERDA (AEC) contractors to determine any effects of radiation exposure on lifetime health and mortality. Data collected since 1964 on personnel at Hanford and Oak Ridge are presented. (U.S.)

  9. [Results of the School Health Service in La Chaux-de-Fonds between 1975 and 1979].

    Fischer, G

    1982-02-01

    This is a balance sheet of the medical service in la Chaux-de-Fonds schools for the last five years (1975-1979). The activities of the School Medical Service (SMS) are clinical and paraclinical examinations, immunizations, and tuberculin tests, as well as health information. The number of students in three examined grades (1, 4, and 9) varies over the years, with a tendency of going down in the first grade since 1978. The following anomalies are checked and compared between grades and years; overweight, systolic murmurs, hernias, alterations of the tonsils and lymph glands, deviations of the vertebral column, genital anomalies in boys, age of puberty, troubles in visual and auditory acuity (the last being measured by audiometry), blood pressure troubles in students in the 9th grade. In that grade, paraclinical examinations such as ECG, pulmonary function, and blood groups are carried out. Students of that grade are questioned about their personal habits and previous illness. Immunizations and tuberculin tests done by the SMS are discussed. Health information its evolution are mentioned. In conclusion, one can say that the purpose of the SMS is promotion of school children's health during the compulsory school period. PMID:7072386

  10. Causes of mortality in eagles submitted to the National Wildlife Health Center 1975-2013

    Russell, Robin E.; Franson, J. Christian

    2014-01-01

    We summarized the cause of death for 2,980 bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) and 1,427 golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) submitted to the National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, Wisconsin, USA, for diagnosis between 1975 and the beginning of 2013. We compared the proportion of eagles with a primary diagnosis as electrocuted, emaciated, traumatized, shot or trapped, diseased, poisoned, other, and undetermined among the 4 migratory bird flyways of the United States (Atlantic, Mississippi, Central, and Pacific). Additionally, we compared the proportion of lead-poisoned bald eagles submitted before and after the autumn 1991 ban on lead shot for waterfowl hunting. Trauma and poisonings (including lead poisoning) were the leading causes of death for bald eagles throughout the study period, and a greater proportion of bald eagles versus golden eagles were diagnosed as poisoned. For golden eagles, the major causes of mortality were trauma and electrocution. The proportion of lead poisoning diagnoses for bald eagles submitted to the National Wildlife Health Center displayed a statistically significant increase in all flyways after the autumn 1991 ban on the use of lead shot for waterfowl hunting. Thus, lead poisoning was a significant cause of mortality in our necropsied eagles, suggesting a continued need to evaluate the trade-offs of lead ammunition for use on game other than waterfowl versus the impacts of lead on wildlife populations. Published 2014. This article is a U.S. Government work and is in the public domain in the USA.

  11. Respirator studies for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Progress report, July 1, 1974--June 30, 1975

    Douglas, D.D.; Revoir, W.; Lowry, P.L.

    1976-08-01

    Respirator studies carried out in FY 1975 for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health were concentrated in two major areas: (1) the development of respirator test equipment and methods to improve the means of evaluating the performance of respirators, (2) the testing of respirators to obtain quantitative data to permit recommendations to be made to upgrade respirator performance criteria. Major accomplishments included obtaining man-test results on several different respirators using an anthropometrically selected test panel, determination of respirator exhalation valve leakages under static and dynamic conditions, and determination of the effects of respirator strap tension on facepiece leakage.

  12. Respirator studies for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Progress report, July 1, 1974--June 30, 1975

    Respirator studies carried out in FY 1975 for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health were concentrated in two major areas: (1) the development of respirator test equipment and methods to improve the means of evaluating the performance of respirators, (2) the testing of respirators to obtain quantitative data to permit recommendations to be made to upgrade respirator performance criteria. Major accomplishments included obtaining man-test results on several different respirators using an anthropometrically selected test panel, determination of respirator exhalation valve leakages under static and dynamic conditions, and determination of the effects of respirator strap tension on facepiece leakage

  13. [Priority health care finances and joint control by the population and the state (Pikine - Senegal) 1975-1981].

    Jancloes, M; Seck, B; Vandevelden, L; Ndiaye, B

    1982-01-01

    Where the government cannot meet wide-ranging health needs of the population and when people are given the opportunity to manage their own affairs and to be involved in decision-making, they can become very efficient. This was demonstrated by an experiment in a senegalese town (450 000 inh.) between 1975 and 1981. A strategy for priority health care with the active participation of the local community was developed to provide a network of acceptable and accessible health services. This was with government support. --The government provides the basic structure of its health services to which the community contributes. It provides the medical staff, technical guidance and logistic support and helps the community volunteers to develop sound accounting procedures. --The community contributes financial and human resources to improve the coverage of the health units. Based on a self-financing system controlled by a health committee per each health unit, communities are in decision making concerning the utilization and management of the community's resources. Procedures to control the community's financial contribution are especially well detailed in the paper. In view of this successful experiment, the minister of public health with the agreement of the government, has recommended that community participation in financing health care services be extended to all regions of the country. PMID:7154912

  14. AEC controlled area safety program

    The detonation of underground nuclear explosives and the subsequent data recovery efforts require a comprehensive pre- and post-detonation safety program for workers within the controlled area. The general personnel monitoring and environmental surveillance program at the Nevada Test Site are presented. Some of the more unusual health-physics aspects involved in the operation of this program are also discussed. The application of experience gained at the Nevada Test Site is illustrated by description of the on-site operational and safety programs established for Project Gasbuggy. (author)

  15. Local health policies under the microscope: consultants, experts, international missions and poliomyelitis in Spain, 1950-1975.

    Ballester, Rosa; Porras, María Isabel; Báguena, María José

    2015-01-01

    One of the main focuses of analysis of this paper concerns the missions of international health agency experts to Spain to report on the situation, the activities in the fight against physical disabilities in children and on the actions taken to cope with the problem. The Spain-23 Plan was the instrument used by WHO and other agencies to start the process of change in a country undergoing a period of transformation under the enduring Franco dictatorship. As key sources, the paper uses unpublished reports of WHO experts on the subject, which resulted from visits to the country between 1950 and 1975. The methodological approach consists of an analysis of discourses from primary sources within the historiographical framework. PMID:26331653

  16. Progress report, Biology and Health Physics Division, October 1 to December 31, 1975

    Interim research results are reported in health physics (dosimetry, monitoring), environmental research, population research (tumor induction in mammals, human health record linkage), and biology (radiobiology of rodents, bacteria, bacteriophage T4, and insects). (E.C.B.)

  17. Progress report, Biology and Health Physics Division, April 1 to June 30, 1975

    Interim results are reported on research at CRNL in health physics (dosimetry, instrumentation, monitoring); environmental research (limnology, radionuclide migration and kinetics); populaton research (tumor induction in mammals, human health records); and biology (radiobiology, genetic studies). (E.C.B.)

  18. 47 CFR 73.1943 - Political file.

    2010-10-01

    ... Rules Applicable to All Broadcast Stations § 73.1943 Political file. (a) Every licensee shall keep and permit public inspection of a complete and orderly record (political file) of all requests for broadcast... 47 Telecommunication 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Political file. 73.1943 Section...

  19. Variations of thermospheric composition according to AE-C data and CTIP modelling

    H. Rishbeth

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Data from the Atmospheric Explorer C satellite, taken at middle and low latitudes in 1975-1978, are used to study latitudinal and month-by-month variations of thermospheric composition. The parameter used is the "compositional Ρ-parameter", related to the neutral atomic oxygen/molecular nitrogen concentration ratio. The midlatitude data show strong winter maxima of the atomic/molecular ratio, which account for the "seasonal anomaly" of the ionospheric F2-layer. When the AE-C data are compared with the empirical MSIS model and the computational CTIP ionosphere-thermosphere model, broadly similar features are found, but the AE-C data give a more molecular thermosphere than do the models, especially CTIP. In particular, CTIP badly overestimates the winter/summer change of composition, more so in the south than in the north. The semiannual variations at the equator and in southern latitudes, shown by CTIP and MSIS, appear more weakly in the AE-C data. Magnetic activity produces a more molecular thermosphere at high latitudes, and at mid-latitudes in summer.

    Key words. Atmospheric composition and structure (thermosphere – composition and chemistry

  20. Interaction Dynamics in AEC Global Teamwork

    Renate Fruchter; Shubashri Swaminathan; Naohiro Matsumura; Yukio Ohsawa

    2008-01-01

    Architecture,engineering,and construction (AEC) global project teamwork is communication in-tensive and relies heavily on synchronous and asynchronous information and collaboration technologies (ICT).We explore in this paper how an asynchronous ICT,called ThinkTank,reshaped the work practice of design-construction global teams.and how the interaction with this ICT reshaped the purpose and benefits of its use.ThinkTank is a web-based asynchronous collaboration and discussion forum.We introduce the influence diffusion model (IDM) that formalizes the process of identifying the influence of people,messages,and terms mathematically.Discovering who the influence leaders in project teams are can be beneficial and critical from a corporate management perspective.since they can guide or motivate the team towards suc-cessful actions and outcomes.We present the ThinkTank-IDM integrated system and its validation with a testbed of 53 AEC global team project archived in ThinkTank over 8 years.

  1. Bibliography of the literature of the Health Physics Division through calendar year 1975

    Dixon, M.N. (comp.)

    1976-03-01

    The literature of the Health Physics Division is documented. The bibliography contains open literature publications, report literature, and special literature. An author index and separate listings of theses and patents are included. (HLW)

  2. Bibliography of the literature of the Health Physics Division through calendar year 1975

    The literature of the Health Physics Division is documented. The bibliography contains open literature publications, report literature, and special literature. An author index and separate listings of theses and patents are included

  3. Progress report, Biology and Health Physics Division, July 1 to September 30, 1975

    Interim results are reported for research in health physics, i.e. dosimetry, detectors, and monitoring; environmental research (limnology, radionuclide migration and kinetics; population research (radiation carcinogenesis, radiation effects in human populations); and biology (radiobiology). (E.C.B.)

  4. Inhaling Democracy: Cigarette Advertising and Health Education in Post-war West Germany, 1950s–1975

    Elliot, Rosemary

    2015-01-01

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the West German government was faced with the challenge of addressing a damaging health behaviour, smoking, in the context of an emerging late modern democracy, when the precedent for addressing that behaviour was set in the Nazi past. This paper details the two-pronged approach which the government took: seeking restrictions on cigarette advertising, whilst educating young people to adopt positive health behaviours in the face of pressure to smoke. This app...

  5. Feminismo negro: raça, identidade e saúde reprodutiva no Brasil (1975-1993 Black feminism: race, identity and reproductive health in brazil (1975-1993

    Mariana Santos Damasco

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo tem o propósito de investigar as interfaces entre gênero, cor/raça e saúde pública no Brasil, tendo como foco a importância da saúde reprodutiva para a constituição de um feminismo negro no país, entre os anos de 1975 a 1993. O feminismo negro se formou a partir das relações entre as militantes negras e os movimentos feminista e negro. O tema da saúde reprodutiva, com recorte racial, adquiriu importância na década de 1980, a partir de denúncias de esterilizações cirúrgicas entre mulheres negras. O artigo investiga o contexto em que emergiram tais denúncias e a relevância dessas para a formação de uma identidade entre as ativistas negras.This article aims to investigate the interface between gender, color/race and public health in Brazil, focusing on the importance of reproductive health for the formation of a black feminism in the country, between the years 1975 to 1993. The black feminism was shaped from the relations between black activists and feminist and black rights movements. The topic of reproductive health, under a racial perspective, gained importance in the 1980's from reports of surgical sterilization among black women. The article investigates the context in which such allegations have emerged and their relevance to the formation of an identity among black activists.

  6. Keith Rayner (1943-2015).

    Ferreira, Victor; Ferreira, Fernanda; Henderson, John M

    2015-09-01

    Keith Rayner, holder of the Atkinson Chair in Psychology at the University of California, San Diego, passed away on January 21, 2015, from complications due to cancer. Keith was born on June 20, 1943, in Dover, England. Keith was the major figure in the study of cognitive processes in reading, defining its approaches, techniques, and questions over four decades. Keith's main line of research involved the use of eye-movement measurement to probe the process of skilled reading. Keith demonstrated that measuring where and how long the eyes look can provide deep insight into the reading process. He published over 400 research articles, including more than 130 since 2008. A great source of pride for Keith was his record of training and placing students and post docs with whom he worked. Keith was not only a scholar of high standards but also a person of great integrity and decency. Keith is survived by his wife Susan, his children, Ashley (Jason) and Jonathan (Becky), his two granddaughters, Isabel and Samantha, his mother Olive, and his siblings Pete (Kathy), Sue (Brent), and Julie. A Keith Rayner Memorial Award is being established to recognize outstanding early career contributions to research on eye movements in reading. Despite his passing, his work will continue to influence the field for years to come. PMID:26348340

  7. John M. Neale (1943-2011).

    Oltmanns, Thomas F; Kring, Ann M

    2012-09-01

    Presents an obituary for John M. Neale. Neale died in Hilton Head, South Carolina, on November 19, 2011, after a long illness. He was born on August 31, 1943, in Toronto, Canada. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Toronto in 1965, where his interest in psychology had been sparked by an introductory course taught by George Mandler. After working at a residential treatment center for emotionally disturbed children, he decided to pursue graduate training in clinical psychology and enrolled at Vanderbilt University. Rue Cromwell served as John's mentor and stimulated his interest in the investigation of perception and cognition in schizophrenia. His doctorate was awarded in 1969, after completion of his internship at the Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute in San Francisco. John was hired in 1969 as an assistant professor in the new and exciting psychology department (founded in 1965) at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. That department remained his academic home for his entire career. Outside of his academic pursuits, John was an avid New York Giants fan, an extensive traveler, an excellent skier and tennis player, a music lover and jukebox collector, an outstanding cook, a terrific dancer, and a devoted dog owner. He continued to pursue these interests throughout his life, taking cooking classes, traveling to exotic locales with his wife Gail, and, when his health precluded more rigorous athletic pursuits, faithfully walking and playing with his dogs. PMID:22963420

  8. North Dakota Easement District #1 : Narrative Reports : January - August 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report cover activities during January 1943 August 1943 for Wildfang Lake, Yanktonai Lake, Lost Lake, Florence Lake, Canfield Lake, Hutchinson Lake,...

  9. Gordon Fraser (1943-2013)

    2013-01-01

    We were deeply saddened to learn that Gordon Fraser had passed away on 3 January. During his 25-year career at CERN, until his retirement in 2002, he made many valuable contributions to the Laboratory, in particular as editor of CERN Courier.   Gordon’s life in science began at Imperial College London, where he obtained a PhD with the theory group of the future Nobel laureate Abdus Salam. He then spent time at Tel Aviv University in Yuval Ne’eman’s group and at Brighton University, before changing career to become a journalist, at first for Computer Weekly in London. He moved into scientific editing at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in 1975 and it was from there that he was hired to join the publications team at CERN in 1977. By 1982 Gordon had become the editor of the CERN Courier. During his time at the helm, both particle physics and the Courier changed considerably. Under his careful stewardship aspects of publishing were outsourced, leading to a...

  10. Final report of twenty-two years of AEC support, 1953--1975

    Results are reported for: the partial clarification of many aspects of genetic transformation in H. influenzae; control of the many facets of the metabolic and genetic pathways of this organism; development of a totally defined medium for both growth and for competence; the discovery, analysis of kinetics and purification of the photphotoreactivating enzyme; the formation of new genetic units (heterozygotes) during renaturation of mixtures of transforming DNA and finally; the generation of mutations in free wild type DNA by nitrous acid or by thymine hydroperoxide. The latter mutagen is formed in DNA exposed to ionizing radiation and explains the mutations induced in genetic material by ionizing radiation. In addition to these research results, graduate students, postdoctorates and faculty have been trained in the molecular mechanisms of genetic processes through the study of transformation. (U.S.)

  11. Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge : Narrative report : May, 1 1943 to August 31, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Sand Lake NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments from May through August of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather conditions,...

  12. Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge : Narrative report : January 1, 1943 to April 30, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Sand Lake NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments from January through April of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather conditions,...

  13. Sex differences in mortality in Denmark during half a century, 1943-92

    Helweg-Larsen, K; Juel, K

    2000-01-01

    The emphasis of this study is on the relative mortality of 45-74-year-old men and women in Denmark in 1943-92, following economic and political changes that have affected the social meaning of gender over the last 50 years, and which have diminished former sex differences in health behaviour....

  14. Cinematic representations of medical technologies in the Spanish official newsreel, 1943-1970.

    Medina-Doménech, Rosa M; Menéndez-Navarro, Alfredo

    2005-10-01

    NO-DO, the Spanish official newsreel produced by Franco's dictatorship (1939-1975), held a 30-year monopoly over audio-visual information in Spain from 1943 to 1975. This paper reports on an analysis of coverage of medical technologies by the Spanish Cinematic Newsreel Service, NO-DO, from 1943 to 1970. The study focuses on the changing roles played by cultural representations of medical technologies deployed in NO-DO. Our analysis shows how these representations offered a new space for the legitimization of the regime, and, more importantly, played a key role in the attempts to construct and enforce a hegemonic national identity after the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). During the period of isolationist autocracy that ended in the mid-1950s, the images of medical technologies reinforced the idea of a self-sufficient "national space" and deepened the break with the historical past. Once the international isolation of the regime was overcome in the late 1950s and the 1960s, the representation of medical technologies contributed to establishing a Spanish national identity that mirrored the outside world, the foreign space. Finally, gender representations in NO-DO are also explored. PMID:16402492

  15. Daresbury 1975

    This annual report falls under the following headings: high energy physics (including the NINA programme, CERN programme, technical support and theoretical studies); synchrotron radiation (including studies for the new Synchrotron Radiation Source); nuclear structure (including details of the new Nuclear Structure Facility); computer systems; and appendices covering finance and administration, health and safety, and a list of publications by Daresbury Laboratory staff. (U.K.)

  16. Annual report 1975

    The progress report is divided into two parts, for Laboratory I (basic and ISR programmes) and Laboratory II (300-GeV accelerator programme) respectively. In the first part, a general survey is given of the research results achieved in 1975 with the 28-GeV Proton Synchrotron and the Intersecting Storage Rings, as well as of corresponding theoretical and technological developments. More detailed accounts are given under Departmental and Divisional headings - Nuclear Physics, Synchrocyclotron Machine, Track Chambers, Theoretical Studies, Proton Synchrotron Machine, Data Handling, Intersecting Storage Rings, Finance, Personnel, Technical Services and Buildings, Health and Safety, and Central Services. The second part of the report describes the progress with the construction of the 300-400-GeV Super Proton Synchrotron. Organigrams of the Council and the two Laboratories, as well as a brief account of CERN's history, are included. Appendices provide a bibliography of CERN publications in 1975 and lists of lectures and seminars, training programmes, and scientific conferences and schools organized during the year. (AGH/AJ)

  17. Trip by Colonel and Mrs Hebbert. 1943

    Hebbert, Henry Eric, 1893-1980, Colonel

    2004-01-01

    229 x 186 mm. A hand-drawn map showing the route of the Hebberts' trip through Eritrea to Ethiopia from Khartoum in 1943. In addition to the map, drawn in blue ink, there are annotations in black ink which read: 'Car Mileage Kh-Kh [presumably Khartoum-Khartoum] 3900 miles' and 'Chain dotted generally by car 3900 mile + By Mule (a) Semiam Mts [presumably Simen Mountains] (b) Lalibela'.

  18. A newborn with overlapping features of AEC and EEC syndromes

    Celik, T.H.; Buyukcam, A.; Simsek-Kiper, P.O.; Utine, G.E.; Ersoy-Evans, S.; Korkmaz, A.; Yntema, H.G.; Bodugroglu, K.; Yurdakok, M.

    2011-01-01

    Ectrodactyly, ectodermal dysplasia, clefting (EEC) syndrome is the prototype of several p63 conditions, which include ankyloblepharon, ectodermal dysplasia, clefting (AEC) syndrome, limb-mammary syndrome (LMS), Rapp-Hodgkin syndrome (RHS), ADULT syndrome, and others. All these disorders include comb

  19. Exploring the Client–AEC Interface in Building Lifecycle Integration

    John M. Kamara

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available The creation and management of buildings over their lifecycle involves the cooperation of many organizations, which broadly fall into a client domain and AEC (architecture, engineering, construction domain. While this mix of expertise is essential, the ineffective management of the boundaries between these organizations can undermine building lifecycle performance. This paper explores client–AEC interactions at the project development and handover stages, with a view to discovering insights into client–AEC interface management for effective building lifecycle integration (BLI. The concept of boundary objects provided the theoretical framework to discuss findings from two case studies on the project development phase of a private finance initiative project, and the asset development process in a repeat client organization. The findings suggest that there are different emphases in boundary crossing activities at different stages, with boundary roles that relate to decision-making and authority to commit resources being more relevant at the project development stage, whereas the need to explain meanings appear to be more relevant at the handover stage. AEC professionals in client organizations play a crucial role in bridging knowledge boundaries about buildings, but this professional/functional strand to BLI needs to be effectively managed alongside the organizational boundaries, since the authority to resource BLI efforts resides within organizations.

  20. Index to the AEC/ERDA/DOE Air Cleaning Conferences

    A comprehensive index to the papers in the second through sixteenth AEC/ERDA/DOE Nuclear Air Cleaning Conference is discussed. The index will be published in early 1981 and will be designated as Volume 3 of the proceeding of the sixteenth conference. The index has three parts, a straight numeric tabulation, an author index, and a key word in context (KWIC) index

  1. Assessment of aec system response in ge 16 slices scanner

    Computed Tomography scanners equipped with system for Automatic Exposure Control ( AEC ) have been recently installed into clinical practice in Macedonia. Assessment of their AEC settings and performances is important task from patient doses and images quality point of view . This study was done by analyzing of CT examinations in patients in the City Hospital ' 8 September' in Skopje. The examinations were carried out by GE Bright Speed 16 slices scanner equipped with AEC system . In all patients were applied the same protocol with constant acquisition parameters was applied , and images were reconstructed by standard mode . Patient dimensions and image noise were measured from the scouts and axial images. From DICOM header the information related to dose, TCM and slice position were extracted . It was found that scanner automatic exposure system adjusts exposure mainly according to maximal patient lateral dimension (LR) and applying the same Noise Index (NI) value in patients with different size does not provides necessarily the same image noise level. In patients which LR dimension was less than 30 cm it was found that AEC adjusts tube current at the minimum of m A interval with no modulation throughout different body parts. (Author)

  2. Atomic Energy Board, nineteenth annual report, 1975

    Progress is reported on the following: nuclear materials, nuclear power, application of radioisotopes and radiation, health and safety and fundamental studies undertaken in physics, chemistry, metallurgy, medicine and geology during 1975. The technical activities on the site are summarized as well as the external negotiations untertaken. The staff organization and finance is given. The report also contains a list of publications published during 1975 by staff members and bursars of the Board

  3. AEC set-up optimisation with computed radiography imaging.

    Mazzocchi, S; Belli, G; Busoni, S; Gori, C; Menchi, I; Salucci, P; Taddeucci, A; Zatelli, G

    2005-01-01

    Phototimer set-up is a critical procedure for dose and image quality optimisation in computed radiography (CR) systems. While a conventional radiography automatic exposure control device (AEC) can be calibrated in order to gain a constant optical density on the film independent of beam quality and patient size, CR detectors present a high dynamic range which allows a much larger dose interval, but with different image quality levels. CR leads to a less frequent exam repetition, but may produce quite noisy images if the exposure level on the plate is not correct. The aim of this work is to evaluate the performance of a CR plate (Agfa MD40) in order to optimally calibrate an AEC device. The plate response has been characterised in terms of digital signal, exposure on the plate and signal-to-noise ratio for different beam qualities, in a patient of standard size. PMID:16461503

  4. PBL Lab: AEC Global Teamwork Course, Stanford University

    Anja Jutraž

    2012-01-01

    On the AEC Global Teamwork course, students of architecture and construction work together on demanding construction projects designed in accordance with modern standards and environmental requirements. Students work in mixed international and interdisciplinary project teams consisting of architects, structural engineers, construction managers, MEP engineers, and life-cycle financial managers.Except for two short personal meetings at Stanford University in California, (at the beginning and en...

  5. Historical Research: A Thematic Analysis of Convention and Conference Themes for Selected Professional Health Education Associations from 1975 to 2009

    Black, Jill M.; Ubbes, Valerie A.

    2009-01-01

    Many professional organizations and associations hold conventions and conferences on an annual basis. Health Education professional associations take part in this process. Using a historical research perspective, this article delineates conference themes for four prominent professional Health Education associations: the American Association for…

  6. [Miranda de Ebro: Medical condition of the concentration camp in the autumn of 1943].

    Héraut, Louis-Armand

    2008-01-01

    Georges Morin's thesis (Algiers January 4 1944) allows to understand the sanitary conditions of the refugee camp at Miranda De Ebro (Spain) in the fall 1943. To avoid the Nazi occupation and the Obligatory Work Service in Germany 18,000 French got in Spain in 1943 and 10,000 including 39 physicians came through Miranda. The French were the majority and they created a Health Service separate from the official Spanish Health Service. The general dirtiness, the lack of water, the rudimentary conditions of lodging, the inadequacy and imbalance of food provoked two diseases among the young men: scabies and the so-called "mirandite" that is to say all the diarrheic diseases in the camp. Despite hard conditions of living the death rate in the camp remained smaller than crossing the Pyrenees from France where the danger threatened the escaped men. PMID:19230323

  7. [The "modernization" of health education in both German states between 1949 and 1975. The example of smoking].

    Sammer, Christian

    2015-01-01

    Using the example of smoking, this article scrutinizes the notions of order, educational conduct and images of subjects in the health education of both German states between 1949 and the mid 70s. Drawing on archival sources, publications and educational media from both health ministries, the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum and the Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung I reconstruct the organizational, conceptual and medial shift of health education from "citizenship" to a technology of communication and public relation, needing "scientification" in the 1960s. New epidemiological evidence fostered the belief in an efficacious prevention of manly coded and with smoking associated cardio-vascular diseases by forming healthy behavior. This went hand in hand with the increase of state responsibility for the health of its citizens and the import of new knowledge stemming from social research and new methodological expertise from advertising. At the same time the ideal of a comprehensible citizen shifted into a "socialist personality" that was to be shaped by a hierarchical and consistent education in the German Democratic Republic. In the Federal Republic of Germany the general principle of the self-determined citizen unfolded the antagonism of health education between individual emancipation and imposition. PMID:26536789

  8. Nobel prizes 1975

    The 1975 Nobel prize in physics was awarded to A. Bohr, B. Mottelson and J. Rainwater for their new ideas about the structure of the heavier atomic nuclei and the foundation of the 'unified model' of these nuclei. (orig.)

  9. ITC-Euromaster Course Pool for AEC Engineers

    Andrej Tibaut

    2013-05-01

    Full Text Available The paper describes the ITC-Euromaster Course Pool. It is a concept that powers e-learning environment for conducting an international Master’s level programme in information technologies for Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC. The e-learning environment integrates resources (units of study, learning management system, virtual classroom, teachers and students from five European universities. In the paper following aspects of the system are presented: concept and methodology of the Course Pool, technology for e-learning and evaluation results.

  10. MODELAGEM SISTÊMICA DE PROJETOS DE AEC EM UML

    Rita Cristina Ferreira

    2007-11-01

    Full Text Available O uso intensivo de Sistemas de Informação é uma possível solução para a integração das atividades de projeto em AEC, permitindo que decisões sejam tomadas ainda na fase de projeto e, conseqüentemente, evitando-se retrabalhos em obra. Neste sentido, esforços têm sido realizados para padronizar conceitos e terminologias de AEC, permitindo a troca e armazenagem de informações, como a norma ISO 12006-2 e os padrões estabelecidos pelo IFC. Ambas são baseadas na linguagem EXPRESS, assim como é o padrão industrial STEP. Entretanto, as representações de informação usadas na indústria de produtos não são as mais adequadas para a Engenharia de Software, responsável pelo desenvolvimento de Sistemas de Informação, onde as representações semânticas envolvem não somente a representação estrutural da informação, mas também a representação comportamental. Este artigo contribui com uma visão de implementação em UML da informação de um projeto de AEC e tornam explícitas, sob a ótica do desenvolvimento de software, as relações semânticas existentes. Os resultados desta pesquisa foram obtidos através da realização de um estudo de caso de projeto de produção em CAD 3D dos subsistemas alvenaria e revestimento para um edifício residencial. A partir das observações do estudo de caso foi feita a modelagem em UML dos objetos pertinentes. O principal resultado obtido foi a representação explícita das interfaces entre objetos AEC.

  11. North Dakota Easement Refuges District #6 : September to December 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report cover activities during May to August 1943 for Bonehill Creek, Chase Lake, Half-way Lake, Hobart Lake, Lake George, Stoney Slough, and...

  12. North Dakota Easement Refuges District #6 : May to August 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report cover activities during May to August 1943 for Bonehill Creek, Chase Lake, Half-way Lake, Hobart Lake, Lake George, Stoney Slough, and...

  13. Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge : Narrative report : September - December, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Okefenokee NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments from September through December of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather...

  14. [Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge Narrative report: September - December, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from September through December of 1943. The report begins by...

  15. North Dakota Easement District #3 : Narrative Report : January - December 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report cover activities during January to December 1943 for Synder, Brumba, Rock Lake, SchoolSection Lake, Willow Lake, Rabb Lake, Lords Lake, Camp...

  16. Narrative report, Crescent Lake Refuge : May, June, July, & August, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from May through August of 1943. The report begins by summarizing...

  17. Narrative report, Crescent Lake Refuge : September, October, November, & December, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from September through December of 1943. The report begins by...

  18. North Dakota Easements District #4 : Narrative Reports : May - August 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report cover activities during May August 1943. for Lake Ilo, Legion Lake, Stewart Lake, White Lake, Lake Susie, Clearwater, Lake Patricia, Lake...

  19. Datas on the Malvetum pusillae Morariu 1943 association from Transilvania

    Florica JULA

    1970-08-01

    Full Text Available Die Arbeit enthalt Daten uber die Association der ruderalen Unkrauter Malvetum pusillae Morariu 1943 aus den Kreisen Cluj 1-4 und Bistrita-Nasaud 5. Urtica urens, und Malva neglecta. Die daten der Aufnahmen 4 un 5, auf Grund deren Malva nelecta hohere Werte A-D aufweist (3-5, bestimmen uns, sie als Fazies im Rahmen der Association Malvetum pusillae Morariu 1943 zu betrachten (Tabelle 1.

  20. 29 CFR 1975.5 - States and political subdivisions thereof.

    2010-07-01

    ... program applicable to all employees of public agencies of the State and its political subdivisions, which... 29 Labor 9 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false States and political subdivisions thereof. 1975.5 Section... HEALTH ACT OF 1970 § 1975.5 States and political subdivisions thereof. (a) General. The definition of...

  1. DOE health and mortality study at Oak Ridge

    Epidemiologic studies are being conducted of persons (approx. 600,000) employed by the Department of Energy (DOE) and its contractors since 1943 at approx. 80 facilities to determine whether health and mortality are affected by exposure to radiation, uranium, and other metals involved in development of nuclear materials. Historic cohort and nested case-control designs are used to identify excess mortality using the US population for comparison to determine whether certain jobs or environments are associated with increased risk of cancer mortality; and to identify any hazards involved. Procedures include routinized data collection and management and hazards assessment. Routine biostatistical methods have been extended to enable analyses to be made comparing mortality rates among more comparable populations than the US population at large. Such a comparative study has been completed of the mortality mortality experience of approx. 72,000 white male workers employed since 1943 at all four AEC/DOE facilities at Oak Ridge, TN. Results show that: age-specific death rates determined by Poisson-rate analysis follow the Gompertz-Makeham law. Mortality experience was different for each plant or facility and birth year subcohorts. Smoothed estimates of age-specific death rates from the Gompertz-Makeham model for five plant worker populations are presented and compared with US white male vital statistics

  2. Annual report 1975

    A survey is presented of: a) Research activities carried out during 1975 within the framework of the scientific sections of the Institute, b) the central technical seπtions and their services, and c) the organizational structure. Enclosed are: 1) Report on the activities of the administrative management, the administration, and general services, 2) a list of all publications and conference reports issued by IPP Garching during 1975, and an annual report by the Institut fuer Plasmaphysik of the University of Stuttgart, an institute financed by IPP Garching. (GG)

  3. PBL Lab: AEC Global Teamwork Course, Stanford University

    Anja Jutraž

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available On the AEC Global Teamwork course, students of architecture and construction work together on demanding construction projects designed in accordance with modern standards and environmental requirements. Students work in mixed international and interdisciplinary project teams consisting of architects, structural engineers, construction managers, MEP engineers, and life-cycle financial managers.Except for two short personal meetings at Stanford University in California, (at the beginning and end of the project work, students from various universities around the world (e.g. University of California, Berkeley; University of Wisconsin, Madison; University of Puerto Rico; Bauhaus - University Weimar; Aalborg University; etc. will work remotely, using modern design tools and communication. At the end of the project work, the goal is to produce a comprehensive and integrated design for public buildings.

  4. Annual report: AEC Institute for Life Sciences, 1986

    The AEC-Institute for life sciences research programme can be divided into four divisions: experimental nuclear medicine, radiobiology, radiopharmacy and hormone receptor studies. The experimental nuclear medicine division investigates and undertakes new developments in nuclear diagnostics with a view to clinical application, especially developments in dataprocessing techniques and radiopharmaceuticals. Physiological, biochemical and pharmacological problems are also investigated by using tracers and nuclear diagnostic techniques. The radiobiology division is concerned with the development of biochemical techniques for determining radiosensitivity amongst radiation workers as well as clinical-biochemical, diagnostic procedures for identifying exposure to ionizing types of radiation (X- or gamma radiation). The hormone receptor division is concerned with the study of the role of steroid hormone receptors, steroids and carcinogenes in the etiology of breast cancer. Research projects as well as completed and ongoing research are listed in this report

  5. Biomedical Social Science, Unit I: Health and Society. Basic Social Science Inquiry Into Health-Related Problems. Instructor's Manual. Revised Version, 1975.

    Biomedical Interdisciplinary Curriculum Project, Berkeley, CA.

    This guide presents lesson plans to accompany the lessons presented in the associated student text. The lessons are designed to teach social science concepts that enhance the prospective health care practitioner's ability to interact effectively with people and to anticipate the demands of health care delivery situations. An introduction to the…

  6. Marihuana and Health: In Perspective. Summary and Comments on the Fifth Annual Report to the U.S. Congress from the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1975.

    National Inst. on Drug Abuse (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.

    This booklet on marihuana and health begins with general observations made at a press briefing by the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, followed by questions and answers. The last section contains a summary and overview of the Fifth Annual Report to the U.S. Congress from the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare. The…

  7. 1975 Lice, Turkey Images

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Eastern Turkey. A magnitude 6.7 earthquake that struck the Turkish district of Lice at 12:20 local time (09:20 UTC) on September 6, 1975, killing 2,311 people. The...

  8. South Africa and the RERTR programme. Current status. An AEC perspective

    The Atomic Energy Corporation (AEC) of South Africa fully endorses the principles of the RERTR programme. To this end in 1994 the AEC, together with Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), undertook a study into the feasibility of converting the SAFARI-1 reactor to LEU silicide fuel. More details are given. Due to the commercial pressures on the AEC at that time, the AEC decided not to convert SAFARI-1 to LEU silicide fuel. The AEC did, however, undertake to reevaluate the situation periodically. Five years have passed since the detailed study of 1994 and the changing conditions now warrant another detailed study taking into account the current situation. A brief historical background is given on the RERTR activities in South Africa since 1993 followed by a summary of the current situation

  9. Publications of LASL research, 1975

    This bibliography lists unclassified 1975 publications of work done at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and those earlier publications that were received too late for inclusion in earlier compilations. Papers published in 1975 are included regardless of when they were actually written. Declassification of previously classified reports is considered to constitute publication. All classified issuances are omitted. The bibliography includes Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory reports, papers released as non-Los Alamos reports, journal articles, books, chapters of books, conference papers (whether published separately or as part of conference proceedings issued as books or reports), papers published in congressional hearings, theses, and U.S. Patents. Publications by LASL authors which are not records of Laboratory-sponsored work are included when the Library becomes aware of them. The entries are arranged in sections by the following broad subject categories: aerospace studies; analytical technology; astrophysics; atomic and molecular physics, equation of state, opacity; biology and medicine; chemical dynamics and kinetics; chemistry; cryogenics; crystallography; CTR and plasma physics; earth science and engineering; energy (nonnuclear); engineering and equipment; EPR, ESR, NMR studies; explosives and detonations; fission physics; health and safety; hydrodynamics and radiation transport; instruments; lasers; mathematics and computers; medium-energy physics; metallurgy and ceramics technology; neutronics and criticality studies; nuclear physics; nuclear safeguards; physics; reactor technology; solid state science; and miscellaneous (including Project Rover). Author, numerical, and KWIC indexes are included

  10. Publications of LASL research, 1975

    Kerr, A.K. (comp.)

    1976-09-01

    This bibliography lists unclassified 1975 publications of work done at the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and those earlier publications that were received too late for inclusion in earlier compilations. Papers published in 1975 are included regardless of when they were actually written. Declassification of previously classified reports is considered to constitute publication. All classified issuances are omitted. The bibliography includes Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory reports, papers released as non-Los Alamos reports, journal articles, books, chapters of books, conference papers (whether published separately or as part of conference proceedings issued as books or reports), papers published in congressional hearings, theses, and U.S. Patents. Publications by LASL authors which are not records of Laboratory-sponsored work are included when the Library becomes aware of them. The entries are arranged in sections by the following broad subject categories: aerospace studies; analytical technology; astrophysics; atomic and molecular physics, equation of state, opacity; biology and medicine; chemical dynamics and kinetics; chemistry; cryogenics; crystallography; CTR and plasma physics; earth science and engineering; energy (nonnuclear); engineering and equipment; EPR, ESR, NMR studies; explosives and detonations; fission physics; health and safety; hydrodynamics and radiation transport; instruments; lasers; mathematics and computers; medium-energy physics; metallurgy and ceramics technology; neutronics and criticality studies; nuclear physics; nuclear safeguards; physics; reactor technology; solid state science; and miscellaneous (including Project Rover). Author, numerical, and KWIC indexes are included. (RWR)

  11. Annual report 1975

    This report presents a survey of the activities of the Institute for Radiohydrometry during 1975. It comprises laboratory tests on ground water flow models, tests concerning the permeability of ground water conductors, measurements of tritium and C14 contents, of deuterium, O18 and O13 contents, developments on the instrument sector, field tests for ground water flow measurements, hydrological investigations, isotope-hydrological investigations of the river Asse and of ground water, as well as investigations of surface waters and glaciers. (HK)

  12. Annual report, 1975-1976

    This report presents the activities of the Philippine Atomic Energy Commission for fiscal year 1975-1976. One of the highlights of activities was the first Philippine Nuclear Congress held from 7-9 December 1976 at the PICC (Philippine International Convention Center). Also presented is the National Atomic Energy Plan which includes nuclear research and development covering: food supply; energy and water resources; engineering and industry; medicine; public health and nutrition; improvement of the human environment; basic objective research; and radiological surveillance of the environment. Mentioned too, are the nuclear services offered, nuclear education, nuclear regulations and safety, public acceptance of atomic energy, PAEC technical assistance program, international affairs, and staff support services

  13. VERITAS Observations of HESS J1943+213

    ,

    2015-01-01

    HESS J1943+213 is a very-high-energy (VHE; >100 GeV) gamma-ray point source detected during the H.E.S.S. Galactic Plane Survey. Radio, infrared, X-ray, and GeV gamma-ray counterparts have been identified for HESS J1943+213; however, the classification of the source is still uncertain. Recent publications have argued primarily in favor of an extreme BL Lac object behind the Galactic plane, though the scenario that HESS J1943+213 is a young pulsar wind nebula is viable as well. We present deep VERITAS observations of HESS J1943+213, which provide the most significant VHE detection of the source so far, with ~18 sigma excess. The source is detected at ~2% Crab Nebula flux above 200 GeV with VERITAS, with the source spectrum well fit by a power-law function and showing agreement with the H.E.S.S. detection. We also include results from analysis of Swift XRT observations contemporaneous with VERITAS. No significant flux or spectral variability is detected with VERITAS or Swift XRT observations. We place the VERITA...

  14. Roy Stryker: U.S.A., 1943-1950.

    USA Today, 1984

    1984-01-01

    The work of 17 major photographers who documented farm life in America during the 1940s is being presented in an exhibition entitled "Roy Stryker: U.S.A., 1943-1950." Launched at the International Center of Photography, New York, in May 1983, the exhibition will be touring nationally through 1985. Sample photographs are included. (RM)

  15. Formerly utilized MED/AEC sites remedial-action program. Radiological survey of Ryerson Physical Laboratory, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, September 11-25, 1976

    A comprehensive radiological survey was conducted at the Ryerson Physical Laboratory at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. General radiochemistry and/or physics research was performed at this facility during the MED/AEC era in the 1940s. The building is now used as laboratories, offices, and classrooms. The survey was undertaken to determine the location and quantities of any radioactive materials remaining from the MED/AEC activities. Forty spots of contamination in 26 rooms possibly resulting from MED/AEC occupancy exceeded the allowable limits as given in ANSI Standard N13.12 for Group 1 nuclides. The potential for radiation exposure to occupants of this building from these sources of contamination is remote under current use conditions. Concentrations of radon daughters in the air of the building were less than the limit of 0.01 WL above background as given in the Surgeon General's Guidelines. Concentrations of radionuclides in soil samples collected around the facility indicated background levels. The presumed maximum potential dose for external penetrating radiation resulting from exposure to the radioactivity remaining from MED/AEC operations was calculated to be 140 mrem a year, which is 30% of the 500-mrem standard for an individual in an uncontrolled area. In order to reduce the potential for radiation exposure, remedial measures such as stabilization of the contamination in place would be applicable as a short-term measure. In order to reduce the risk in the event that building modifications take place in the future, health physics procedures and coverage are recommended. The long-term solution would involve decontamination by removal of the radioactive residues from the 26 rooms or areas where contamination possibly resulting from MED/AEC activities was detected

  16. Annual report 1975

    The annual report of the PTB for 1975 deals in part 1 with organization and activities of the executive committee and the administration, in the second part with work carried out by the departments mechanics, electric power, heat, optics, acoustics, nuclear physics, reactor radiation, general technical-scientific services, and the institute in Berlin. The second part deals with examinations, authorizations, permits, cooperation, advisory activities and scientific services. Part three presents R and D activities carried out in the nine departments in the form of scientific summaries. (HK)

  17. Annual report 1975

    The present annual report gives a survey of the research activities of the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the University of Frankfurt am Main in 1975. Research was done in the following fields: Investigation of nuclear structures and nuclear reactions with light and heavy ions, atomic collision processes, neutron diffractrometry and neutron spectroscopy, solid state particle track detectors and their application in physics and biology, nuclear methods of analysis and mass spectrometry, ion source development, electronics and data processing, and problems of radiation protection. (orig./AK)

  18. Annual scientific report 1975

    The main activities of SCK/CEN during 1975 are reported in individual summaries. Field of research are the following: sodium cooled fast reactors, gas cooled reactors, light water reactors, applied nuclear research (including waste disposal, safeguards and fusion research), basic and exploratory research (including materials science, nuclear physics and radiobiology). The BR2 Materials testing reactor and associated facilities are described. The technical and administrative support activities are also presented. A list of publications issued by the SCK/CEN Scientific staff is given

  19. Mapping student response team activities to public health competencies: are we adequately preparing the next generation of public health practitioners?

    Montgomery, JoLynn P; Durbeck, Heidi; Thomas, Dana; Beck, Angela J; Sarigiannis, Amy N; Boulton, Matthew L

    2010-01-01

    This article compares activities of the University of Michigan School of Public Health Public Health Action Support Team (PHAST) to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Applied Epidemiology Competencies (AECs) to determine the utility of using the competencies to assess extracurricular student training. We mapped the activities from eight PHAST trips occurring from 2006 to 2009 to the 34 AECs for Tier 1 epidemiologists by examining project activities to determine how closely they aligned with the AECs. PHAST trips provided students with opportunities to address 65% of the AECs; 29% of the AECs were addressed by all eight trips. The domains of AECs most often addressed by PHAST trips were leadership and systems thinking, cultural competency, and community dimensions of practice. Mapping PHAST trips to the AECs was useful for all public health students, not just epidemiologists in training. PMID:21133064

  20. A proposed framework for evaluating the international construction performance of AEC enterprises

    Jin, Z G; F. Deng

    2012-01-01

    Internationalization of architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) enterprises has gained significant interests as the global construction market has been integrated into a more competitive and turbulent business environment, whilst there is no consensus on how to measure the international performance of AEC firms as a result of the complicated and multifaceted nature of business performance and internationalization. The aim of this paper is to propose a conceptual framework for evalua...

  1. Obituary: Timothy Hawarden (1943-2009)

    Robson, Ian

    2011-12-01

    British astronomy lost one of its most respected and liked members with the sudden death of Dr Timothy (Tim) Hawarden. Hawarden was one of those people who changed his wavelength and discipline as the emerging challenges of astronomy dictated, and was successful in all of his ventures. He experienced a huge breadth of achievement; moving from photographic plates, through electronic detectors to infrared astronomy from the ground and subsequently from space. He was an acknowledged leader in his fields around the world and, in addition to his professional accomplishments, he was a keen practitioner of culinary technique. His bouillabaisse was legendary. In his later years he was a source of inspiration for young children in his outreach work. Tim Hawarden began his career as an optical astronomer in South Africa. He graduated from the University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg in 1966 with a BSc in Physics and Applied Mathematics, followed by an MSc in Astronomy from the University of Cape Town in 1970 and a PhD in 1975. Hawarden's early years were formed by learning the precise art of photometry from the legendary Cousins, and this focus on precision has stood him in good stead throughout his career. He then moved Australia in 1975, where he spent three years as Deputy Astronomer-in-Charge of the UK Schmidt Telescope, from where he moved to the Royal Observatory Edinburgh, where he remained for the rest of his career. Hawarden rapidly moved into the newly emerging field of infrared astronomy. His research moved from stars and stellar clusters to barred spiral galaxies and he was keen to employ the new tools coming on-line to pursue this work. The United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (KIRT) was the world's premier facility and Tim Hawarden became the Head of the unit at the ROE in 1981, a post he held for the next six years, overseeing a range of developments that have stood the test of time and have provided the platform on which UKIRT has retained its world-class standing

  2. Mortality and causes of death among workers exposed to phosgene in 1943-45

    Mortality and causes of death from death certificates were analyzed among workers exposed to phosgene while working at a uranium-processing plant in Tennessee in 1943-45. Standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) were calculated by using death rates for U.S. white males. As of 1979, SMRs for all causes and for various selected causes were similar in 694 male chemical workers chronically exposed to low levels of phosgene in 1943-45 and in 9280 male controls who worked at the same plant. SMRs for diseases of the respiratory system were 107 (14 observed vs. 13.07 expected) in the chemical workers and 119 (292 observed vs. 245.75 expected) in the controls. In a group of 106 males who were acutely exposed to high levels of phosgene, there were 41 deaths observed vs. 33.87 expected (SMR = 121; 95% confidence limits = 86 and 165). One death, occurring within 24 hours of exposure, was from pulmonary edema due to phosgene poisoning (coded to accidental causes). Five deaths were coded to diseases of the respiratory system (SMR = 266; 95% CL = 86 and 622); in 2 of these 5 deaths, bronchitis due to phosgene exposure had been reported in 1945. Among 91 female workers with acute high-level phosgene exposure, frequencies of symptoms and early health effects (pneumonitis and bronchitis) differed from those reported for the 106 male cases; preliminary data on vital status of these females are too incomplete for analysis, and further follow-up is needed

  3. Chapter V. Eugenics and Racism (1938–1943)

    Cassata, Francesco

    2013-01-01

    Current historiography has completely dismantled the monolithic description of fascist racism in Italy. In fact, according to the most recent research, official racism developed in Italy, between 1938 and 1943, along three different lines, each distinct from an ideological, political and institutional point of view. Biological, or “Nordic” racism, characterized the publication of the most important scientific document, the so-called “Manifesto of the racial scientists.” The principle exponent...

  4. Annual report 1975

    The nuclear physics investigations - mainly nuclear reaction studies - aim for a better understanding of atomic nuclei. The MPI has two Tandem-van-de-Graaff accelerators (type EN and MP) with 6 and 13 MV maximum voltage. Heavy ion physics has been a main field of research for many years. A post accelerator at the MP-tandem is to extend the available heavy ion beams towards higher energies and heavier masses. Research in the area of cosmochemistry is based on mass spectrometric, chemical, mineralogical and petrological studies which are carried out on lunar and meteoritic material in the hope of obtaining information about the origin and development of solid bodies in the solar system. A list instiute members and of publications in 1975 is included at the end of this report. (orig./BJ)

  5. Ames research center publications, 1975

    Sherwood, B. R. (Compiler)

    1977-01-01

    This bibliography cites 851 documents by Ames Research Center personnel and contractors which appeared in formal NASA publications, journals, books, patents, and contractor reports in 1975, or not included in previous annual bibliographies. An author index is provided.

  6. Annual progress report 1975

    This report gives a general survey of the activities and research work done in 1975 at Institut de Physique Nucleaire, Orsay. It is divided in 5 parts. The first one is concerned with the Nuclear Physics Division and the research fields are: nuclear reactions, nuclear spectroscopy (heavy ions, on-line analog isobaric states, transfer reactions), hyperfine interactions, exotic nuclei search... The second part is concerned with the work of the High Energy Physics Division and reports the creation in Annecy of the Particle Physics Laboratory (L.A.P.P.). The third one about the Radiochemistry Division reports the research work done in nuclear chemistry (new nuclear species research, fusion, quasi-elastic transfer reactions) and in radiochemistry (cis- and trans-uranium elements, natural superheavy element research). The fourth part is concerned with theoretical research in nuclear physics (nuclear structure, nuclear reactions, weak interactions, intermediate energies) and in particle physics (field theory, gauge theory, chiral symmetry, current algebra, off-shell amplitudes and strong interactions dynamics). The fifth part reports technical research about accelerators, separators, ion sources, semiconductors and the activities of the technical departments of the Institute

  7. Comparison of exposure dose by using AEC mode of abdomen AP study in radiography

    Kim, Ki Won [Dept. of Radiology, Gang-dong Kyung Hee Medical Center, Seoul (Korea, Republic of); Kwon, Yong Rak; Seo, Seong Won [Dept. of Radiology, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul (Korea, Republic of); Kwon, Kyung Tae [Dept. of Radiology, Dongnam Health University, Suwon (Korea, Republic of); Oh, Joo Young; Son, Soon Yong [Asan Medical Center, Seoul (Korea, Republic of); Min, Jung Whan [Dept. of Radiology, Shingu University, Sungnam (Korea, Republic of)

    2015-09-15

    We evaluated the effectiveness of TL (Time Limit) method by comparing with NTL (Non-time limit) method when it is used for examinations for abdomen Anterior Posterior (AP) in this paper. The evaluation was conducted based on the comparison of dose, and of signal to noise ratio (SNR) and contrast to ratio (CNR) on both methods. The experiments were conducted with XGEO GC 80 (Samsung, Korea), Unfors ThinX RAD (Unfors, Sweden) and Rando Phantom (Alderson research laboratories, USA) and shielding material with the size of 5.5 × 9 × 0.1 cm{sup 3}. It was set to activate only two upper ionization chambers in automatic exposure control (AEC) mode and the tube-voltage was set to 80kVp. When the exposure time was limited, it is limited to 51 msec. The images both by NTL AEC method and TL AEC method were acquired when with and without attachment of shielding material on the upper ionization chambers. The images were evaluated by SNR and CNR which are the image evaluation methods using ‘Image J’. The NTL AEC method showed increases in dose as much as 130.7% at maximum and 80% at minimum than other methods. The TL AEC method showed decreases in mAs and exposure dose than the NTL AEC method as much as 43.8% and 44.4% respectively. There were no significant differences in SNR or CNR for the experiments (p≥0.05). Therefore, it is suggested that the TLAEC mode is more effective when examining patients who have high BMI index or a patient with a metallic substance in the body after surgery.

  8. Operational accidents and radiation exposures at ERDA facilities, 1975-1977

    The Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) accident frequency and losses were similar to that of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) from 1970 through 1974. The ERDA incidence rates per 200,000 work hours were 1.05 for lost workday injuries and 17.8 for workdays lost. These rates are about one-third of the national industrial averages reported by the National Safety Council (NSC). Ten fatalities occurred at ERDA facilities resulting in an average annual rate of three deaths per 100,000 workers compared to the national rate of 14 deaths per 100,000 workers. ERDA's total property loss from 1975 to 1977 was $11.9 million; $1.8 million caused by fires. The average annual loss rates, in cents loss per $100 valuation, were 1.15 for non-fire and 0.18 for fire. These rates are higher than the AEC post; Rocky Flats period (1970 through 1974) which were 0.60 non-fire and 0.10 fire; but are lower than the average annual rates which were 2.4 non-fire and 1.7 fire for the entire history of the AEC. Accidents causing more than $50,000 in property damage are tabulated. ERDA continued to make a strong effort to eliminate unnecessary radiation exposure to workers. The number of employees exceeding 1 rem decreased from 2999 in 1975 to 2274 in 1977. The two appendixes include criteria for accident investigations and summaries of accident investigation reports

  9. Evaluation of means used to access the impacts of energy production on human health. LASL third life sciences symposium, Los Alamos, New Mexico, October 15--17, 1975

    Anderson, E.C.; Sullivan, E.M. (eds.)

    1976-01-01

    The symposium explored the various techniques and methods available to study the potential effects that various energy-producing industries may have on human health. Three papers presented at Session I dealt with national energy needs, resources, and future developments; responsibilities and capabilities in ERDA as related to the health and environmental impacts of energy productions; and health hazards associated with alternate energy sources. Four papers presented at Session II reviewed standards setting for the worker and for the public; the radiation experience; and developing health policies and standards as the responsibility of the scientist. Eight papers in Sessions III and IV, Sources of Information, dealt with developing a health standard from epidemiological and clinical data and from laboratory animal data; carcinogenesis, mutagenesis, teratogenesis, and behavior changes as end points in health impact assessments; new methods and approaches to health impact assessment; problems in sampling for health impact; and the application of scientific data to worker/workplace health decision making. Two papers at Session V covered bases for the application of scientific data to health standards and health and environmental standards from a legal viewpoint. A final discussion, Room for Controversy, was conducted by four panelists. (MCW)

  10. Review of genus Pseudorthocladius Goetghebuer, 1943 (Diptera, Chironomidae from China

    Jing Ren

    2014-03-01

    Full Text Available The genus Pseudorthocladius Goetghebuer, 1943 from China, including 12 species, is reviewed. Five new species, P. (P. binarius sp. n., P. (P. cylindratus sp. n., P. (P. digitus sp. n., P. (P. ovatus sp. n. and P. (P. paucus sp. n. are described and illustrated as adult males. P. (P. cristagus Stur & Sæther, 2004, P. (P. jintutridecima (Sasa, 1996, P. (P. macrovirgatus Sæther & Sublette, 1983, P. (P. morsei Sæther & Sublette, 1983, P. (P. uniserratus Sæther & Sublette, 1983, P. (L. wingoi Sæther & Sublette, 1983 are newly recorded in Oriental Region. A key to the males of Pseudorthocladius in China is presented.

  11. Karyotype Analysis in Alburnus heckeli (Battalgil, 1943) from Lake Hazer

    GÜL, Süleyman

    2004-01-01

    Karyotype analysis was performed on Alburnus heckeli (Battalgil, 1943) (Fam: Cyprinidae) by investigating the number and structures of its chromosomes. The fish used in this study were caught with fishing nets in Lake Hazer and were taken to our laboratory. Fish were injected intraperitoneally with doses of 0.01 ml/g body weight of 0.6% colchicine solution and left for 190 min before sacrificing. It was determined by metaphase investigation that A. heckeli has 2n = 50 chromosomes. Its karyoty...

  12. A Firestorm Unleashed: January 1942 to June 1943. Holocaust Series, Book 4. First Edition.

    Ayer, Eleanor H.

    There are eight volumes in this series on the Holocaust. Volumes 1-6 recount the history of the Jewish people in various year groupings: (1) "Ancient 1935"; (2) "September 1935 to December 1938"; (3) "January 1939 to December 1941"; (4) "January 1942 to June 1943"; (5) "July 1943 to April 1945"; (6) "May 1945 and After." Volumes 7 and 8 provide…

  13. Basic data report for Drillhole AEC 7 (Waste Isolation Pilot Plant - WIPP)

    AEC 7 is a borehole drilled in western Lea County, New Mexico, in section 31, T.21S.,R.32E. AEC 7 was drilled to 3918 feet in 1974 by Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Sandia deepened the hole to 4732 ft in 1979. The borehole provided stratigraphic and lithologic information in the initial and final drilling. The borehole was used extensively for tests of borehole plugs and plugging operations. AEC 7 penetrated, in descending order, Holocene sands and Mescalero caliche (8 ft), Santa Rosa Sandstone (109 ft), Dewey Lake Red Beds (542 ft), Rustler Formation (325 ft), Salado Formation (2014 ft), Castile Formation (1521 ft), and the upper Bell Canyon Formation (197 ft). Cores were obtained from much of the borehole. An extensive suite of geophysical logs provides information on stratigraphy, lithology, and structure. Beds were in normal stratigraphic sequence and without structural deformation except in the lower Castile. Anhydrite II and Halite II appear to be repeated in the borehole. This section was penetrated during deepening by Sandia; the structural complication is consistent with deformation found nearby in ERDA 6. The potential site on which AEC 7 is located was abandoned in 1976 after ERDA 6 was drilled. The WIPP is a demonstration facility for the disposal of transuranic (TRU) waste from defense programs. The WIPP will also provide a research facility to investigate the interactions between bedded salt and high level wastes

  14. Basic data report for Drillhole AEC 7 (Waste Isolation Pilot Plant - WIPP). [Lea County, New Mexico

    1983-01-01

    AEC 7 is a borehole drilled in western Lea County, New Mexico, in section 31, T.21S.,R.32E. AEC 7 was drilled to 3918 feet in 1974 by Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Sandia deepened the hole to 4732 ft in 1979. The borehole provided stratigraphic and lithologic information in the initial and final drilling. The borehole was used extensively for tests of borehole plugs and plugging operations. AEC 7 penetrated, in descending order, Holocene sands and Mescalero caliche (8 ft), Santa Rosa Sandstone (109 ft), Dewey Lake Red Beds (542 ft), Rustler Formation (325 ft), Salado Formation (2014 ft), Castile Formation (1521 ft), and the upper Bell Canyon Formation (197 ft). Cores were obtained from much of the borehole. An extensive suite of geophysical logs provides information on stratigraphy, lithology, and structure. Beds were in normal stratigraphic sequence and without structural deformation except in the lower Castile. Anhydrite II and Halite II appear to be repeated in the borehole. This section was penetrated during deepening by Sandia; the structural complication is consistent with deformation found nearby in ERDA 6. The potential site on which AEC 7 is located was abandoned in 1976 after ERDA 6 was drilled. The WIPP is a demonstration facility for the disposal of transuranic (TRU) waste from defense programs. The WIPP will also provide a research facility to investigate the interactions between bedded salt and high level wastes.

  15. Potentials for Radio Frequency Identification in AEC/FM

    Karsten Menzel; CONG Zixiang; Luke Allan

    2008-01-01

    Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has proved to be very effective in industries as di-verse as aircraft manufacturing to health and care. The construction industry has been slow to take up on RFID and this paper will discuss the merits of the technology in its potential for application within the con-struction sector. The paper reports about the prototypical implementation of RFID-based information man-agement in FM-scenarios. The prototypes were tested at University College Cork (UCC). The general appli-cability of RFID for decentralised information management could be demonstrated.

  16. Health-care district management information system plan: Review of operations analysis activities during calendar year 1975 and plan for continued research and analysis activities

    Nielson, G. J.; Stevenson, W. G.

    1976-01-01

    Operations research activities developed to identify the information required to manage both the efficiency and effectiveness of the Veterans Administration (VA) health services as these services relate to individual patient care are reported. The clinical concerns and management functions that determine this information requirement are discussed conceptually. Investigations of existing VA data for useful management information are recorded, and a diagnostic index is provided. The age-specific characteristics of diseases and lengths of stay are explored, and recommendations for future analysis activities are articulated. The effect of the introduction of new technology to health care is also discussed.

  17. Women in architecture. 1975, 2015

    Alvarez Isidro, Eva María

    2016-01-01

    [EN] The aims of the present work are to document the context and the content of the copy of August, 1975 of Architectural Design, Women in Architecture and to see the sense and validity of a re-edition or equivalent edition 40 years later. The temporary lapse of the study focuses, basically, about the year 1975 and, about 2015. The resultant study consists of the following parts: Context: a) Study of context in the 70s where it is checked both the social and economic environment...

  18. The Promotion of Bottle Feeding by Multinational Corporations: How Advertising and the Health Professions Have Contributed. Cornell International Nutritioon Monograph Series, Number 2 (1975).

    Greiner, Ted; Latham, Michael C., Ed.

    This report investigates the ways bottle feeding of infants is promoted by multinational corporations. Data were obtained from the following: (1) a survey of available infant food advertising in newspapers and magazines from developing countries; (2) a study of some interrelationships between the health professions and infant food companies,…

  19. Biomedical Science, Unit I: Respiration in Health and Medicine. Respiratory Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology; The Behavior of Gases; Introductory Chemistry; and Air Pollution. Student Text. Revised Version, 1975.

    Biomedical Interdisciplinary Curriculum Project, Berkeley, CA.

    This student text deals with the human respiratory system and its relation to the environment. Topics include the process of respiration, the relationship of air to diseases of the respiratory system, the chemical and physical properties of gases, the impact on air quality of human activities and the effect of this air pollution on health.…

  20. Annual report, 1975-76

    Research activities of the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, during 1975-76 are reported in summary form. The fields of research are : (1) solar and planetary physics, (2) infrared astronomy, (3) nuclear theory, (4) laboratory plasma and astrophysics, (5) plasma theory, (6) geocosmophysics and (7) archaeology and hydrology. (M.G.B.)

  1. Research report 1975/1976

    The activities of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, Department of Nuclear Science and Technology, during 1975/1976 are reported under sections entitled: general; radiation physics and technology; environmental studies; chemistry and materials; engineering research; computing; the Jason Research and Training Reactor; personal research interest. (U.K.)

  2. Composition: Peter Kocsis' sangeksamen 1975

    Bergstrøm-Nielsen, Carl

    2012-01-01

    Peter Kocsis' sangeksamen i 1975 ved musikstudiet på Københavns Universitet var en eksamensmæssig og studenterpolitisk begivenhed. Som protest mod en tidligere dumpning bestilte han nye kompositioner af undertegnede, som var medstuderende, til en senere eksamen. Disse havde i deres kontekst en pr...... samme år kan findes her: http://www.facebook.com/groups/154700731286849/...

  3. History of the Hanford Site: 1943-1990

    D.W. Harvey

    2000-09-01

    This booklet was developed to highlight the national and international historical events that occurred in association with the development of the Hanford Site. The purpose of the booklet is to increase the awareness Hanford Site employees have of the historical significance of the Site's contributions and missions during the Manhattan Project (1943-1946) and Cold War era (1946-1990). By increasing knowledge and understanding of the Site's unique heritage, it is hoped this publication will help generate an appreciation of the Site's historic buildings and structures, and, thus, instill a sense of ''ownership'' in these buildings. One cannot appreciate the historic significance of a place or building without first knowing its story.

  4. 32 CFR 197.5 - Responsibilities.

    2010-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Responsibilities. 197.5 Section 197.5 National Defense Department of Defense (Continued) OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (CONTINUED) MISCELLANEOUS HISTORICAL RESEARCH IN THE FILES OF THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (OSD) § 197.5 Responsibilities....

  5. Velika župa Dubrava u 1943. godini do kapitulacije Italije

    Mirošević, Franko

    2015-01-01

    Ovaj prilog nastavak je članka »Velika župa Dubrava između Talijana, četnika i partizana u 1942. godini.« Opisuje prilike u navedenoj župi u 1943. godini, u kojoj se nastavljaju zbivanja iz 1942. Početkom 1943. partizani obnavljaju svoje borbene aktivnosti, četnici nastavljaju teror nad Hrvatima i Muslimanima uz talijansku benevolentnost. Sredinom 1943. u prostor Velike župe Dubrava dolazi novi vojno-politički subjekt, njemačka vojska, koja razoružava četnike i potiskuje dotadašnji utjecaj ta...

  6. 4D BIM Application in AEC Industry: Impact on Integrated Project Delivery

    Usman Aminu Umar

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available As project delivery approaches that are supported by Building Information Modelling (BIM are continuously acknowledged throughout the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC industry, an innovative modelling approach called 4D BIM is starting to develop, which associates elements of 3D BIM with time and scheduling information. Traditional construction planning applications like bar charts and network diagrams fail to present and communicate the spatial and temporal or 4D components of construction schedules efficiently. As a result, they do not permit project managers to produce scheduling alternatives quickly to obtain the finest solution to develop a particular design. With 4D modelling, the whole period of a sequence of activities that is executed by those involved in the project can be presented visually. With the rising interest in BIM and the wider use of this and other technological innovations in the AEC industry, 4D BIM tools, which has been broadly employed, is becoming increasingly recognized among fundamental technological fields under BIM. This study aims to highlight and review numerous impacts of 4D applications on Integrated Project Delivery (IPD on the AEC industry and suggest the ideal strategy to optimize the tools for rapid project delivery.

  7. North Dakota Easement District #6 : Quarterly Narrative Reports : January to April 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report cover activities during January to April 1943 for Bonehill Creek, Chase Lake, Half-way Lake, Hobart Lake, Lake George, Stoney Slough, and...

  8. Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge: Narrative report: May, June, July, and August 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Chautauqua NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments from May through August of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather conditions...

  9. Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge: Narrative report: January, February, March, & April, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Medicine Lake NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments from January through April of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather...

  10. Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge: Narrative report: September, October, November and December, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Medicine Lake NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments from September through December of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather...

  11. Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge: Narrative report: May, June, July, and August, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Medicine Lake NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments from May through August of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather conditions...

  12. National Bison Range: Refuge narrative report: May 1 to August 31, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for National Bison Range outlines Refuge accomplishments from May through August of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather...

  13. Upper Mississippi River Wildlife and Fish Refuge : Narrative Report : September, October, November, December 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Upper Mississippi River Wildlife and Fish Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from September to December of 1943. The report begins by...

  14. National Bison Range: Refuge narrative report: January 1 to April 30, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for National Bison Range outlines Refuge accomplishments from January through April of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather...

  15. Lower Souris National Wildlife Refuge : Narrative Report : January to April, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Lower Souris National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from January to April 1943. The report begins by summarizing the...

  16. Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge: Narrative report: January, February, March, April, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Trempealeau NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments from January through April of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather...

  17. Narrative report for September, October, November and December 1943 Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from September through December of 1943. The report begins by...

  18. Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Narrative report: January, February, March & April, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Horicon National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from January through April of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the...

  19. Refuge Narrative Report. Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge: January – August 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge summarizes refuge activities from January through August 1943. The report begins with a...

  20. Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge : Narrative report : Period September 1 to December 31, 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Bowdoin NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments from September through December of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the weather...

  1. North Dakota Easements District #4 : Narrative Reports : September to December 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report cover activities during September to December 1943. for Lake Ilo, Legion Lake, Stewart Lake, White Lake, Lake Susie, Clearwater, Lake...

  2. North Dakota Easement District #2 : Narrative Reports : January to April 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report cover activities during January to April 1943 for Lake Ardoch, Kellys Slough, Little Goose, Pioneer Lake, Wood Lake, Silver Lake, Lac Aux...

  3. Nuclear code abstracts (1975 edition)

    Nuclear Code Abstracts is compiled in the Nuclear Code Committee to exchange information of the nuclear code developments among members of the committee. Enlarging the collection, the present one includes nuclear code abstracts obtained in 1975 through liaison officers of the organizations in Japan participating in the Nuclear Energy Agency's Computer Program Library at Ispra, Italy. The classification of nuclear codes and the format of code abstracts are the same as those in the library. (auth.)

  4. [Cleanliness Norms 1964-1975].

    Noelle-Neumann, E

    1976-01-01

    In 1964 the Institut für Demoskopie Allensbach made a first survey taking stock of norms concerning cleanliness in the Federal Republic of Germany. At that time, 78% of respondents thought that the vogue among young people of cultivating an unkempt look was past or on the wane (Table 1.). Today we know that this fashion was an indicator of more serious desires for change in many different areas like politics, sexual morality, education and that its high point was still to come. In the fall of 1975 a second survey, modelled on the one of 1964, was conducted. Again, it concentrated on norms, not on behavior. As expected, norms have changed over this period but not in a one-directional or simple manner. In general, people are much more large-minded about children's looks: neat, clean school-dress, properly combed hair, clean shoes, all this and also holding their things in order has become less important in 1975 (Table 2). To carry a clean handkerchief is becoming oldfashioned (Table 3). On the other hand, principles of bringing-up children have not loosened concerning personal hygiene - brushing ones teeth, washing hands, feet, and neck, clean fingernails (Table 4). On one item related to protection of the environment, namely throwing around waste paper, standards have even become more strict (Table 5). With regard to school-leavers, norms of personal hygiene have generally become more strict (Table 6). As living standards have gone up and the number of full bathrooms has risen from 42% to 75% of households, norms of personal hygiene have also increased: one warm bath a week seemed enough to 56% of adults in 1964, but to only 32% in 1975 (Table 7). Also standards for changing underwear have changed a lot: in 1964 only 12% of respondents said "every day", in 1975 48% said so (Table 8). Even more stringent norms are applied to young women (Tables 9/10). For comparison: 1964 there were automatic washing machines in 16%, 1975 in 79% of households. Answers to questions

  5. Indonesia health care system and Asean economic community

    Joko Gunawan

    2015-07-01

    However, AEC, by looking at this challenges, is expected to improve health care system and service in Indonesia, and close the gap by collaborating among ten ASEAN member countries through 4 modes of AEC consisting of cross border supply, consumption abroad, commercial presence, and movement of natural persons. [Int J Res Med Sci 2015; 3(7.000: 1571-1577

  6. Karl Stern (1906–1975)

    Stahnisch, Frank W.; Pow, Stephen

    2014-01-01

    The forced migration process of German-speaking neurologists and psychiatrists under the Nazis during the 1930s and 40s is often preoccupied solely with “successful” concepts and therapeutic approaches. The case of German-Canadian neurologist Karl Stern (1906–1975) is very instructive, however, since the process of forced migration, for him, proved to be a transitionary process from his former cutting edge work in neuropathology and holist neurology in Germany to clinical psychiatry and the d...

  7. Knowledge Management Practice in Two Australian Architecture-Engineering-Construction (AEC Companies

    Patrick Zou

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Knowledge management (KM could be described as a management system that supports the creation, sharing and retrieving of valued information, expertise and insight within and across communities of people and related organizations using information and communication technologies and hence it is a combination of the effective application of information technlogy and management of human resources. KM is becoming a core competitive factor in construction operations. This paper presents the results of two case studies of KM practices in large AEC (architecture, engineering and construction companies through desk-top study and semi-structured interviews. The results indicate that implementing KM in AEC companies leads to competitive advantages and improved decision-making, problem solving and business performance. The results also indicateed that while technology plays an important role, top management commitment, total employee involvement, performance assessment and the culture of knowledge-learning and sharing must be considered when implementing KM. Therefore it is suggested that the implementation of KM should incorporate the company's vision, work processes, technology and culture, to improve the ability of knowledge creating, capturing, sharing, retrieving and ultimately, to improve the company's competitive advantage, decision making, problem solving and innovation.

  8. Botanical inventory of the Rocky Flats AEC site: mapping methods and preliminary maps. Technical progress report, July 31, 1975--April 28, 1976

    Webber, P.J.; Clark, S.V.

    1976-01-01

    This Technical Progress Report represents a small but important part of the overall progress and research effort of this contract. It outlines the methods used to produce one 1:12,000 colored vegetation map of the Rocky Flats site and its surrounding area and six black and white 1:500 vegetation maps of intensively studied experimental plots. These maps are already being used by various researchers and it is appropriate that the mapping methods be detailed prior to the final contract report so that their use may be optimised. (auth)

  9. Design Realization and Performance Evaluation of an Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC in Hands-Free Communications Using Recursive Adaptive Algorithm

    Azeddine Wahbi

    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available Nowadays, in the field of communications, AEC (acoustic echo cancellation is truly essential with respect to the quality of multimedia transmission. In this paper, we designed and developed an efficient AEC based on adaptive filters to improve quality of service in telecommunications against the phenomena of acoustic echo, which is indeed a problem in hands-free communications. The main advantage of the proposed algorithm is its capacity of tracking non-stationary signals such as acoustic echo. In this work the acoustic echo cancellation (AEC is modeled using a digital signal processing technique especially Simulink Blocksets. The algorithm’s code is generated in Matlab Simulink programming environment. At simulation level, results of simulink implementation prove that module behavior is realistic when it comes to cancellation of echo in hands free communication using adaptive algorithm. Results obtained with our algorithm in terms of ERLE criteria are confronted to IUT-T recommendation G.168.

  10. La negociación colectiva antes del peronismo: el caso bonaerense (1935-1943)

    Luciano Barandiarán

    2016-01-01

    Desde inicios de la década de 1970, se señaló la importancia de las experiencias sindicales previas a 1943 para comprender al peronismo. Retomando trabajos vinculados al estudio del movimiento obrero de entreguerras, este artículo aborda las características de la negociación colectiva en la provincia de Buenos Aires entre 1935 y 1943. El objetivo es analizar los espacios y los gremios afectados por esa experiencia, cuya relevancia no se circunscribió al gobierno de Manuel Fresco (1936-1940). ...

  11. Standalone Terrestrial Laser Scanning for Efficiently Capturing Aec Buildings for As-Built Bim

    Bassier, M.; Vergauwen, M.; Van Genechten, B.

    2016-06-01

    With the increasing popularity of as-built building models for the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industry, the demand for highly accurate and dense point cloud data is rising. The current data acquisition methods are labour intensive and time consuming. In order to compete with indoor mobile mapping systems (IMMS), surveyors are now opting to use terrestrial laser scanning as a standalone solution. However, there is uncertainty about the accuracy of this approach. The emphasis of this paper is to determine the scope for which terrestrial laser scanners can be used without additional control. Multiple real life test cases are evaluated in order to identify the boundaries of this technique. Furthermore, this research presents a mathematical prediction model that provides an indication of the data accuracy given the project dimensions. This will enable surveyors to make informed discussions about the employability of terrestrial laser scanning without additional control in mid to large-scale projects.

  12. A History of the Children's Theatre Association of Baltimore, Maryland from 1943-1966.

    Kraus, Joanna Halpert

    A descriptive history is presented of the Children's Theatre Association of Baltimore, an independent community children's theater, focusing on the years 1943-1966, the period in which founder Isabel Burger was in office. The Association's educational goals, influence, and contribution to the community are stressed. A major portion of the research…

  13. NCBI nr-aa BLAST: CBRC-MEUG-01-1943 [SEVENS

    Full Text Available CBRC-MEUG-01-1943 ref|XP_001829134.1| predicted protein [Coprinopsis cinerea okayam...a7#130] gb|EAU92769.1| predicted protein [Coprinopsis cinerea okayama7#130] XP_001829134.1 1.7 35% ...

  14. History of MET Lab Section C-I, April 1942--April 1943

    Seaborg, G.T.

    1977-02-01

    A day-to-day account of the work done at the University of Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory from April 1942 to April 1943 is given. The work concerned the development of chemical procedures for the extraction of plutonium, for the purification of plutonium, and, in the later phases, for research on the isotopes of other heavy elements including other transuranium elements. (LK)

  15. El arte y la ayuda humanitaria suiza en el sur de Francia (1939-1943)

    Schmöller, Natascha

    2015-01-01

    El presente trabajo analiza la relación que se produjo en el sur de Francia, durante el período bélico 1939-1943, entre la ayuda humanitaria suiza y el arte, y que implicó creativamente a voluntarios, personas socorridas y artistas ajenos a la organ

  16. History of MET Lab Section C-I, April 1942--April 1943

    A day-to-day account of the work done at the University of Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory from April 1942 to April 1943 is given. The work concerned the development of chemical procedures for the extraction of plutonium, for the purification of plutonium, and, in the later phases, for research on the isotopes of other heavy elements including other transuranium elements

  17. An Early Start: WPA Emergency Nursery Schools in Texas, 1934-1943

    Burlbaw, Lynn Matthew

    2009-01-01

    This paper begins with an overview of the location and types of nursery schools reported to be operating in Texas between 1934 and 1943. The author reports on the results of the analysis of the photographs used in this study. The analysis is supported and contextualized by the use of references from federal documents and other publications…

  18. KWIC Index of nuclear codes (1975 edition)

    It is a KWIC Index for 254 nuclear codes in the Nuclear Code Abstracts (1975 edition). The classification of nuclear codes and the form of index are the same as those in the Computer Programme Library at Ispra, Italy. (auth.)

  19. Narrative report: Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge: 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Muscatatuck NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing the weather...

  20. UVVVR research reports 1972 - 1975. Part II

    Abstracts are presented of research reports issued by the Institute for the Research, Production and Applications of Radioisotopes in Prague in the years 1972 to 1975. The abstracts are completed with the authors' and subject indexes. (L.O.)

  1. Formerly utilized MED/AEC sites remedial action program. Radiological survey of Eckhart Hall, the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, September 14, 1976-March 22, 1977

    A comprehensive radiological survey was conducted at the Eckhart Hall at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. General radiochemistry and/or physics research was performed at this facility during the MED/AEC era in the 1940s. The building is now used as laboratories, offices, and classrooms. Survey measurements included alpha and beta-gamma contamination determinations, both fixed and removable; beta-gamma exposure readings at contact and at 1 m (3 ft); estimates of radon-daughter concentrations in the air; and determination of concentrations of 137Cs, the 232Th decay chain, the 226Ra decay chain, and uranium in the soil on the site. Thirteen spots of contamination were found to be fixed to or under existing surfaces and not readily available for transfer to other locations. Under current use conditions, the potential for radiation exposure to occupants of this building from these sources of contamination is remote. Concentrations of radon daughters in the air of the building were less than the limit of 0.01 Working Level (WL) above background. No long-lived radionuclides were detected in any air sample. Concentrations of radionuclides in soil samples collected around the facility indicated background levels. The presumed maximum potential internal radiation 50-year dose commitments from inhalation/ingestion of contamination remaining from MED/AEC activities were calculated to be less than 25% of the appropriate annual standards for an individual in an uncontrolled area. Remedial measures such as stabilization of the contamination in place would be applicable as a short-term measure. In order to reduce the risk in the event that building modifications take place in the future, health physics procedures and coverage are recommended. The long-term solution would involve decontamination by removal of the radioactive residues

  2. Formerly utilized MED/AEC sites remedial action program. Radiological survey of the Harshaw Chemical Company, Cleveland, Ohio

    During the MED/AEC era, the Harshaw Chemical Company processed large quantities of normal uranium to produce both oxide and fluoride compounds. This work was done under contract to MED and its successor, AEC. Records indicated that at the time the AEC contract was terminated, the facility was decontaminated by Harshaw and released from AEC control in 1960. However, a search of AEC records indicated that documentation was insufficient to determine whether the decontamination work was adequate by current guidelines. Hence, a radiological assessment of the site ws initiated in 1976. The entire grounds and all buildings were surveyed using surface survey instruments to detect surface contamination and radiation detectors to determine general radiation levels. Extensive surface contamination was found throughout the site. While the major contamination was found in Plant C, significant levels of contamination also were found in 16 other buildings and at 32 exterior locations. The contaminating material seemed to be normal uranium exclusively. Air samples were taken at numerous indoor locations throughout the site, but no elevated levels of radon were detected. This was as expected since normal uranium has been separated from radium and hence radon levels are very low. Several soil samples were taken from around the site. Analyses of these samples indicated extensive soil contamination, as well as suspected contamination of the river bed in the vicinity of the plant outfall. Scheduled subsurface investigation of the site, as well as of the river bed and sewer system, have not been conducted. Levels of contamination at this site are significantly above guidelines for release of the site for unrestricted use. 57 figures, 7 tables

  3. Scientific progress report 2 - 1975

    The work in the field of radiation chemistry was carried out in the year 1975 in the following work groups: Pulsed radiolysis (P), reaction kinematics (RK), and insulators and synthetics (IK). Continuing running research work, the groups P and IK together used the electron accelerator (16 MeV linear accelerator and 1.5 MeV Van de Graaff generator) as well as a laser flash irradiation apparatus (Rubin laser). The new electron accelerator for the nanosecond region ELBENA was installed. Test runs were started. Furthermore, two additional pulsable laser devices were acquired (one of these for work in the picosecond region), which are to be put in operation in 1976. The main topic of investigation in the work group P was the solving of complex reaction mechanisms and the determination of physical-chemical properties of short-lived intermediary products in the investigation of biologically relevant and micelle systems. The problems worked on are partly closely related to problems concerning the photochemical use of solar energy. This involves, e.g., the light-induced reduction of metal ions and the photoionization in micelle systems. The work group RK continued work on elastic, inelastic and reactive scattering processes between ions and molecules as well as electron transfer processes between atoms and molecules. The problems investigated are of fundamental importance to the understanding of chemical elementary processes in the gas phase relevant to procedures in space. The work group IK concentrate on studies for the production and transport of charge carriers in hydrocarbons and liquidized noble gases; amongst others, the electron mobility in short chain paraffins and polyethylene was investigated. A further main topic of investigation was the decomposition of polymers which, amongst others, brought considerable knowledge on the motion of macromolecules and a new method of detecting the preferential solvation of macrolecules. (orig.)

  4. EVN Observations of HESS J1943+213: Evidence for an Extreme TeV BL Lac Object

    Akiyama, Kazunori; Stawarz, Łukasz; Tanaka, Yasuyuki T.; Nagai, Hiroshi; Giroletti, Marcello; Honma, Mareki

    2016-01-01

    We report on the 1.6 GHz (18 cm) VLBI observations of the unresolved, steady TeV source HESS J1943+213 located in the Galactic plane, performed with the European VLBI Network (EVN) in 2014. Our new observations with a nearly full EVN array provide the deepest image of HESS J1943+213 at the highest resolution ever achieved, enabling us to resolve the long-standing issues of the source identification. The milliarcsecond-scale structure of HESS J1943+213 has a clear asymmetric morphology, consis...

  5. Inorganic Salts Effect on Adsorption Behavior of Surfactant AEC at Liquid/Liquid Interface

    Changhua Yang

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available Behaviors of nonionic-anionic surfactant sodium fatty Alcohol polyoxyethylene Ether Carboxylate (AEC at dodecane/water interface influenced by inorganic salts NaCl, CaCl2 and MgCl2 were investigated by interfacial tension methods and molecular dynamics simulation. Contrasted distributions of various salts at interface and in aqueous solutions and resulting lowering the interfacial tension have been observed. Composition of surfactants-salts complex at interface surrounding different cations within 2.5 Å were found to be in two categories: (i the octahedral complexation of divalent cation was generated by the participation of surfactant head group and water molecule, (ii only water molecules were involved in the complexation. According to the simulation results, all the Na+ involved in type ii, without any direct interaction with surfactant head group, while Ca2+ and Mg2+ involved in type I, following the formula: Ca2++4 (surfactant +2(H2 O⇄ [Ca (surfactant4 [(H2 O]2]2+ M2+g+(surfactant+5 (H2 O⇄[Mg (surfactant [(H2 O]5 ]2+ This strongly chelate interaction between Ca2+ and surfactants makes surfactants more stretched at interface, thus more effective in oil/water interface.

  6. Utilizing Statistical Semantic Similarity Techniques for Ontology Mapping——with Applications to AEC Standard Models

    Pan Jiayi; Chin-Pang Jack Cheng; Gloria T. Lau; Kincho H. Law

    2008-01-01

    The objective of this paper is to introduce three semi-automated approaches for ontology mapping using relatedness analysis techniques. In the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry, there exist a number of ontological standards to describe the semantics of building models. Although the standards share similar scopes of interest, the task of comparing and mapping concepts among standards is challenging due to their differences in terminologies and perspectives. Ontology mapping is therefore necessary to achieve information interoperability, which allows two or more information sources to exchange data and to re-use the data for further purposes. The attribute-based approach, corpus-based approach, and name-based approach presented in this paper adopt the statistical relatedness analysis techniques to discover related concepts from heterogeneous ontologies. A pilot study is conducted on IFC and CIS/2 ontologies to evaluate the approaches. Preliminary results show that the attribute-based approach outperforms the other two approaches in terms of precision and F-measure.

  7. Second Annual AEC Scientific Computer Information Exhange Meeting. Proceedings of the technical program theme: computer graphics

    Peskin,A.M.; Shimamoto, Y.

    1974-01-01

    The topic of computer graphics serves well to illustrate that AEC affiliated scientific computing installations are well represented in the forefront of computing science activities. The participant response to the technical program was overwhelming--both in number of contributions and quality of the work described. Session I, entitled Advanced Systems, contains presentations describing systems that contain features not generally found in graphics facilities. These features can be roughly classified as extensions of standard two-dimensional monochromatic imaging to higher dimensions including color and time as well as multidimensional metrics. Session II presents seven diverse applications ranging from high energy physics to medicine. Session III describes a number of important developments in establishing facilities, techniques and enhancements in the computer graphics area. Although an attempt was made to schedule as many of these worthwhile presentations as possible, it appeared impossible to do so given the scheduling constraints of the meeting. A number of prospective presenters 'came to the rescue' by graciously withdrawing from the sessions. Some of their abstracts have been included in the Proceedings.

  8. Basic data report for drillhole AEC 8 (Waste Isolation Pilot Plant - WIPP)

    AEC 8 was originally drilled in 1974 to a depth of 3028 ft by Oak Ridge National Laboratory as part of the initial investigations of a site for radioactive waste disposal. In 1976, Sandia National Laboratories deepened the borehole from the top of the Castile Formation into the Bell Canyon Formation to test the hydraulic properties of the Bell Canyon. The borehole encountered in descending order Holocene sands (20 ft), Mescalero caliche (6 ft), Santa Rosa Sandstone (143 ft), Dewey Lake Redbeds (491 ft), Rustler Formation (322 ft), Salado Formation (1990 ft), Castile Formation (1335 ft), and the upper Bell Canyon Formation (603 ft). The borehole stratigraphy is in normal order and there is no significant deformation. An extensive suite of geophysical logs provides information on the lithology and stratigraphy. The potentiometric surfaces of Bell Canyon fluid-bearing zones are 550 ft (for the zone at 4821 ft to 4827 ft) and 565 ft below land surface (for the zone at 4844 to 4860 ft). The WIPP is a demonstration facility for the disposal of transuranic (TRU) waste from defense programs. The WIPP will also provide a research facility to investigate the interactions between bedded salt and high level wastes

  9. The August 1975 Flood over Central China

    Yang, Long; Smith, James; Liu, Maofeng; Baeck, MaryLynn

    2016-04-01

    The August 1975 flood in Central China was one of the most destructive floods in history, resulting in 26 000 fatalities, leaving about 10 million people with insufficient shelter, and producing long-lasting famine and disease. Extreme rainfall responsible for this flood event was associated with typhoon Nina during 5-7 August 1975. Despite the prominence of the August 1975 flood, analyses of the storms producing the flood and the resulting flood are sparse. Even fewer attempts were made from the perspective of numerical simulations. We examine details of extreme rainfall for the August 1975 flood based on downscaling simulations using the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model driven by 20th Century Reanalysis fields. We further placed key hydrometeorological features for the flood event in a climatological context through the analyses of the 20th Century Reanalysis fields. Results indicate interrelated roles of multiple mesoscale ingredients for deep, moist convection in producing extreme rainfall for the August 1975 flood, superimposed over an anomalous synoptic environment. Attribution analyses on the source of water vapor for this flood event will be conducted based on a Lagrangian parcel tracking algorithm LAGRANTO. Analytical framework developed in this study aims to explore utilization of hydrometeorological approach in flood-control engineering designs by providing details on key elements of flood-producing storms.

  10. Fort Niobrara Easement Refuges: Lake Andes, Lake Arconge, Carr, Eagle Creek: Narrative report: Sept. to Dec. 1943

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report summarizes activities on Lake Andes, Lake Arconge, Carr, and Eagle Creek Refuges between September and December of 1943. Weather conditions,...

  11. Refuge narrative report: May, June, July, August, 1943 for Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge & Lake Zahl, Clearwater, Shell Lake Easement Refuges

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from May through August of 1943. The report begins by summarizing the...

  12. Refuge narrative report: September, October, November, December, 1943 for Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge & Lake Zahl, Clearwater, Shell Lake Easement Refuges

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from September through December of 1943. The report begins by...

  13. Ionosphere-thermosphere momentum coupling at solar maximum and solar minimum from DE-2 and AE-C data

    Ponthieu, J. J.; Killeen, T. L.; Lee, K. M.; Carignan, G. R.; Hoegy, W. R.; Brace, L. H.

    1988-01-01

    DE-2 and AE-C measurements of plasma and neutral densities were used to derive time constants for momentum transfer (MT) to neutrals from ions in the high-latitude thermosphere. The MT time constants for solar cycle maximum (DE-2) and for solar cycle minimum (AE-C) were averaged and binned according to geomagnetic latitude and LT to provide a quantitative measure for the tightness of ion-neutral momentum coupling (MC) in the 250-350-km altitude range. Comparisons with results obtained using the Chiu and MSIS-83 empirical models have provided an indication of the accuracy with which thermospheric general circulation models quantitatively reproduce the MC between ions and neutrals in the high-latitude F-region.

  14. Annual report 1975-1976

    Progress, performance, and future plans are described for Canadian nuclear power plants, heavy water plants, nuclear research, commercial uses of radiation and radioisotopes, operations and administration, health protection, and collaboration with industry. (E.C.B.)

  15. SU-E-I-34: Evaluating Use of AEC to Lower Dose for Lung Cancer Screening CT Protocols

    Purpose: The National Lung Screening Trial mandated manual low dose CT technique factors, where up to a doubling of radiation output could be used over a regular to large patient size range. Recent guidance from the AAPM and ACR for lung cancer CT screening recommends radiation output adjustment for patient size either through AEC or a manual technique chart. This study evaluated the use of AEC for output control and dose reduction. Methods: The study was performed on a multidetector helical CT scanner (Aquillion ONE, Toshiba Medical) equipped with iterative reconstruction (ADIR-3D), AEC was adjusted with a standard deviation (SD) image quality noise index. The protocol SD parameter was incrementally increased to reduce patient population dose while image quality was evaluated by radiologist readers scoring the clinical utility of images on a Likert scale. Results: Plots of effective dose vs. body size (water cylinder diameter reported by the scanner) demonstrate monotonic increase in patient dose with increasing patient size. At the initial SD setting of 19 the average CTDIvol for a standard size patient was ∼ 2.0 mGy (1.2 mSv effective dose). This was reduced to ∼1.0 mGy (0.5 mSv) at an SD of 25 with no noticeable reduction in clinical utility of images as demonstrated by Likert scoring. Plots of effective patient diameter and BMI vs body size indicate that these metrics could also be used for manual technique charts. Conclusion: AEC offered consistent and reliable control of radiation output in this study. Dose for a standard size patient was reduced to one-third of the 3 mGy CTDIvol limit required for ACR accreditation of lung cancer CT screening. Gary Arbique: Research Grant, Toshiba America Medical Systems; Cecelia Brewington: Research Grant, Toshiba America Medical Systems; Di Zhang: Employee, Toshiba America Medical Systems

  16. SU-E-I-34: Evaluating Use of AEC to Lower Dose for Lung Cancer Screening CT Protocols

    Arbique, G; Anderson, J [UT Southwestern Medical Ctr at Dallas, Dallas, TX (United States); Guild, J; Duan, X [UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX (United States); Malguria, N; Omar, H; Brewington, C [Ut Southwestern, Dallas, TX (United States); Zhang, D [Toshiba America Medical Systems, Tustin, CA (United States)

    2015-06-15

    Purpose: The National Lung Screening Trial mandated manual low dose CT technique factors, where up to a doubling of radiation output could be used over a regular to large patient size range. Recent guidance from the AAPM and ACR for lung cancer CT screening recommends radiation output adjustment for patient size either through AEC or a manual technique chart. This study evaluated the use of AEC for output control and dose reduction. Methods: The study was performed on a multidetector helical CT scanner (Aquillion ONE, Toshiba Medical) equipped with iterative reconstruction (ADIR-3D), AEC was adjusted with a standard deviation (SD) image quality noise index. The protocol SD parameter was incrementally increased to reduce patient population dose while image quality was evaluated by radiologist readers scoring the clinical utility of images on a Likert scale. Results: Plots of effective dose vs. body size (water cylinder diameter reported by the scanner) demonstrate monotonic increase in patient dose with increasing patient size. At the initial SD setting of 19 the average CTDIvol for a standard size patient was ∼ 2.0 mGy (1.2 mSv effective dose). This was reduced to ∼1.0 mGy (0.5 mSv) at an SD of 25 with no noticeable reduction in clinical utility of images as demonstrated by Likert scoring. Plots of effective patient diameter and BMI vs body size indicate that these metrics could also be used for manual technique charts. Conclusion: AEC offered consistent and reliable control of radiation output in this study. Dose for a standard size patient was reduced to one-third of the 3 mGy CTDIvol limit required for ACR accreditation of lung cancer CT screening. Gary Arbique: Research Grant, Toshiba America Medical Systems; Cecelia Brewington: Research Grant, Toshiba America Medical Systems; Di Zhang: Employee, Toshiba America Medical Systems.

  17. Theoretical Division annual report, FY 1975

    This report presents an overview of the activities in the Theoretical Division and a summary of research highlights during FY 1975. It is intended to inform a wide audience about the theoretical work of the LASL and, therefore, contains introductory material which places recent advances in a broader context. The report is organized into two special interest reports: reactor safety research and the Advanced Research Committee, and 11 reports from the T-Division group leaders on the work of their respective groups. Main interests and responsibilities are outlined including the relationship of the group's work to the work of other T-Division groups and other divisions at the Laboratory. The description of research highlights for FY 1975 explains in a fairly simple, straightforward manner the major recent advances and their significance. Each group report is followed by a publication list for FY 1975 (330 references) and a list of talks given outside the Laboratory (140 references). 29 figures

  18. Obituary: Janet Akyüz Mattei, 1943-2004

    Williams, Thomas R.; Willson, Lee Anne

    2004-12-01

    As director of the American Association of Variable Star Observers for thirty years, Janet Mattei led the organization through a series of major improvements and in the process, helped and influenced amateur and professional astronomers around the world. Having successfully tackled many challenges, however, Janet lost her battle with acute myelogenous leukemia on 22 March 2004. One of five children of Bella and Baruk Akyüz, Janet was born on 2 January 1943 in Bodrum, Turkey and received her pre-collegiate education there. She attended Brandeis University from 1962 until 1965 on a full Wein Scholarship, earning a BA in General Science. After eighteen months of supervising a cardiopulmonary laboratory, in 1967 she returned to Turkey to teach physics and mathematics in a high school, and then entered graduate school at Turkey's Ege University. Janet learned of the summer scholarships available at the Maria Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket, and applied to observatory director Dorrit Hoffleit for the opportunity to come back to the United States and learn about variable stars. That summer (1969) she learned to love variable stars, became acquainted with the AAVSO, and met her future husband, Michael Mattei. In 1970, after she earned her master's degree in astronomy at Ege University, Janet entered the University of Virginia where she earned a second master's degree in 1972 with a thesis on T Tauri stars. After receiving her degree in Virginia, Janet married Mike Mattei and became an assistant to Margaret Mayall at AAVSO headquarters. When Mayall decided to retire in 1973, the AAVSO Council asked Janet to assume the helm as director of the association. With such a sudden advance in her responsibilities, Janet had to rapidly learn the management side of running the organization as well as keep up with the day-to-day scientific activities - responding to requests for data, recording observations as pencil-points on paper charts, and predicting future maxima of long

  19. Trends in adult leukemia incidence and survival in Denmark, 1943-2003

    Thygesen, Lau Caspar; Nielsen, Ove Juul; Johansen, Christoffer

    2009-01-01

    Registry with registration starting from 1943, we calculated age-specific, period-specific, and age-standardized (world standard) incidence rates of chronic lymphoid leukemia (CLL), acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL), chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and acute myeloid leukemia (AML) for persons above the age of......The etiology of leukemia is largely unknown. Ecological data indicating trends in incidence and survival can provide information about changes in risk factors, can reflect underlying changes in diagnostic classification, and can measure therapeutic advances. From the records of the Danish Cancer...... 18. Kaplan-Meier survival curves and median survival times were calculated. Between 1943 and 2003, there were 26,036 cases of leukemia reported. The age-specific incidence rates of CLL, CML, and AML were higher for older men and women, while the incidence rates of ALL by age were more homogeneous...

  20. Reappraising a wartime earthquake: the October 3, 1943 event in the southern Marches (central Italy)

    Andrea Tertulliani; Viviana Castelli; Antonio Rossi; Maurizio Vecchi

    2015-01-01

    The earthquake of October 3, 1943, is an important event for characterization of hazard in central Italy, but none of the earlier studies provide an exhaustive description of its effects. The context in which the earthquake occurred was very complex and many relevant records were not available for consultation when the studies were made. This study set out to improve our understanding of the earthquake and its effects by giving special care to the interpretative problems deriving from the pec...

  1. Keynes, Newton and the Royal Society: the events of 1942 and 1943

    Kuehn, Daniel

    2012-01-01

    Most discussions of John Maynard Keynes's activities in connection with Newton are restricted to the sale in 1936 at Sotheby's of Newton's Portsmouth Papers and to Keynes's 1946 essay ‘Newton, the Man’. This paper provides a history of Keynes's Newton-related work in the interim, highlighting especially the events of 1942 and 1943, which were particularly relevant to the Royal Society's role in the domestic and international promotion of Newton's legacy. During this period, Keynes lectured tw...

  2. The decay of 'mesotrons' (1939-1943), experimental particle physics in the age of innocence

    Rossi, B.

    1983-01-01

    An account is given of the experimental work carried out by the author and his associates during the years 1939 through 1943, which produced the first unambiguous evidence of the spontaneous decay of 'mesotrons', showed that this decay occurred according to an exponential law, as expected, and measured the mean life with a 3 percent accuracy. A byproduct of this work was a verification of the relativistic equation for the dilation of time intervals. Previously announced in STAR as N81-76151

  3. Socialist Realist Science: Constructing Knowledge about Rural Life in the Soviet Union, 1943-1958

    Haber, Maya

    2013-01-01

    Agriculture was one of the most vexing problems confronting the Soviet state at the end of the war. In 1943, as the Red Army began liberating Nazi occupied territories, and the state had to collectivize the local population anew, social scientists were called upon to study and address the economic and social problems plaguing the collective farm system. After a decade of dormancy, soviet economists, ethnographers, and statisticians regained their legitimacy by reconstructing their disciplines...

  4. Index to the 1st through 16th AEC/ERDA/DOE nuclear air cleaning conferences

    The Proceedings of the sixteen conferences comprise a vertible encyclopedia on the technology of nuclear air and gas treatment and the control of airborne nuclear waste. These Proceedings cover the history of the technology; describe most of the research and developments in the field, worldwide, since the early 1950's; describe the problems that have been encountered and the solutions found to those problems; and summarize experience with equipment and systems developed for the control of airborne radioactive wastes in laboratory, radiochemical, and reactor operations, both government and commercial. The problem with this encyclopedia is that there has been no index to it; there has been no easy way for searching it to find what was available. This index fills the gap. The first conference was an informal meeting of a number of interested parties from among the then AEC contractors. Consequently, there were no proceedings for that meeting. The subsequent conferences, with their years, locations, and Proceedings numbers, are listed. This index consists of three parts: a tabulation of papers and their authors by paper number (Part I); a tabulation of papers and their paper numbers by author (Part II); and a key-word-in context (KWIC) index of papers. The paper number is a two-part designation consisting of the number of the conference (2, 3...16) followed by the page number of the paper in the corresponding Proceedings. The author index lists each author who has participated in the air cleaning conferences over the years, and the paper index lists all authors of the respective papers. The KWIC index is, in effect, a comprehensive subject cross index; each paper is listed as many times, by keyword, as there are major terms (i.e., keywords) in its title. Although this multiple listing results in a lengthy list, it provides a very deep cross-indexing of the papers

  5. Radiation Safety Act 1975 - No 44 of 1975

    This Act regulates the use of radioactive substances and irradiating apparatus, including particle accelerators as well as certain specified electronic products. The Act lays down a licensing and registration system for such substances and apparatus; it sets up a Radiological Council to administer the Act and to advise the Minister responsible for public health on matters of radiation safety. The radioactive Substances Act 1954 and the Amending Acts of 1960 and 1964 are repealed. (NEA)

  6. Balti Maailmanõukogu aktsioonid Helsingis 1975 / Karl Laantee

    Laantee, Karl, 1927-2007

    2006-01-01

    1975. a. Helsingis peetud Euroopa Julgeoleku ja Koostöö Konverentsi Balti delegatsiooni liikme Karl Laantee tekst, mille ta esitas 4. augustil 1975 Balti Maailmanõukogu pressikonverentsil "Continental"hotellis Stockholmis Rootsi Eestlaste Esinduse pressiinfona

  7. Annual American Woodcock Report: Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — American woodcock related activities at Moosehorn National Wildlife Refuge from May until August 1975. The summer of 1975 was one of change in some of the...

  8. Prison Suicides in Austria, 1975-1997.

    Fruehwald, Stefan; Frottier, Patrick; Eher, Reinhard; Gutierrez, Karin; Ritter, Kristina

    2000-01-01

    Examines the prison suicide phenomenon by evaluating all suicides occurring in Austrian prisons between 1975 and 1997 (N=220). Results reveal suicide rates for prisoners on remand and mentally ill prisoners are 8 times higher than that of the general population. Recommends that psychologists concentrate on the suicide prevention of high-risk…

  9. Progress report 25 January - June 1975

    The work of the New Zealand Institute of Nuclear Sciences during the period January-June 1975 is summarized under the following headings: A) Nuclear Physics; B) Radiation Research; C) Isotope Geochemistry - Stable Isotopes; D) Radiocarbon Dating and Fallout; E) Radioisotope Applications; F) Instrumentation: Appendices on current research projects, staff publications and library holdings are included. (D.C.R.)

  10. Gas centrifuge bibliography 1975-1979

    The bibliography includes books, theses, journal articles, conference papers and some newspaper articles published from 1975 to 1979 inclusive. Patents are not included. All entries listed are in English unless stated otherwise. Abstracts are included for most entries. There are author, report number and subject indexes. (author)

  11. ARL Annual Salary Survey. 1975-76.

    Frankie, Suzanne, Comp.

    Data collected by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) in a survey of salaries of library professionals for the fiscal years 1975-76 are analyzed. Tables and graphs display: (1) personnel distribution by salary level, 1974-76; (2) analysis of salaries at ARL university libraries, 1969-1976, comparing salary indices to consumer price…

  12. List of Theses 1975 and 1976.

    Espejo, Cristina Y., Comp.

    The fourth in a continuing series, this publication lists the masters' and doctoral theses on various aspects of mass communication concerning Asia submitted to colleges and universities in Asia and abroad in 1975-1976. The 93 entries are grouped into eight sections: general; advertising, management, and public relations; broadcast media; social…

  13. Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge: Narrative report: July 1, 1975 - December 31, 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments between July and December of 1975. The report begins by...

  14. Interim annual narrative report: July 1, 1975 - Dec. 31, 1975: [Necedah National Wildlife Refuge

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Necedah NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments between July and December of 1975. The report begins with an introduction to the Refuge...

  15. National Bison Range Narrative report: Fiscal year 1975: July 1, 1974 to June 30, 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for National Bison Range outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing the weather...

  16. Narrative report for FY 1975 [including July-December, 1975]: Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge and Round Lake National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal...

  17. Narrative Report : Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Complex for Fiscal Year 1975 [including July - December 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal and calendar year. The report begins by...

  18. Technical publications by JAERI staff from January 1975 to December 1975

    Approximately 400 journal articles, papers at meetings, reports and books are given, which have been published by personnel of JAERI from January 1975 to December 1975. The contents for each entry include the title, language in which it is written, author (s), and journal name or origin. They are presented in INIS subject categories. The indexes are both by authors and report number. A list of the patents, originating at JAERI, including both Japanese and other patents, is also given. (auth.)

  19. Tritium in surface water affected by nuclear facilities, July 1973--July 1975

    Surface waters at 55 locations in the United States are currently being monitored for tritium as part of EPA's Environmental Radiation Ambient Monitoring System (ERAMS). The program is operated by the Office of Radiation Program's Eastern Environmental Radiation Facility (EERF) in Montgomery, Alabama. Sites covered include downstream locations from all of the nuclear power plants scheduled to become operational by 1978 as well as various AEC--ERDA facilities and national laboratories. This program was designed to provide ambient tritium concentrations as affected by various nuclear facilities. Without the contribution from these sources, activity levels resulting from fallout and cosmic radiation would probably be below normal detection limits of 0.2 nCi/l in most cases. Approximately 70% of the stations have detectable activity concentrations. The most significant influences noted by this monitoring system have been samples collected from (1) the Clinch River in Kingston, Tennessee, attributed to the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, (2) the Savannah River in Allendale, South Carolina, attributed to the Savannah River Plant, (3) Lake Robinson at Hartsville, South Carolina, attributed to the H.B. Robinson Nuclear Power Plant, and (4) Humboldt Bay in Eureka, California, attributed to the Humboldt Bay Power Plant. Even at these locations estimated dose equivalents to the population have not exceeded one percent of the Radiation Protection Guide of 170 mrem/year for an average population dose. Data collected from these stations from July 1973 to July 1975 are summarized

  20. Accident report 1975/76

    The statistics previously published on the development of accidents were completed. It is the purpose of this accident report: 1) to present a survey of the development of the number of accidents (no radiation accidents) for the years 1960 - 1976, 2) to break down the accidents by different characteristics in order to be able to recognize the preventive measures to be taken so as to avoid further accidents, 3) to report about accidents experienced and to indicate activities performed with respect to accident prevention and health protection. (orig.)

  1. EVN Observations of HESS J1943+213: Evidence for an Extreme TeV BL Lac Object

    Akiyama, Kazunori; Tanaka, Yasuyuki T; Nagai, Hiroshi; Giroletti, Marcello; Honma, Mareki

    2016-01-01

    We report on the 1.6 GHz (18 cm) VLBI observations of the unresolved, steady TeV source HESS J1943+213 located in the Galactic plane, performed with the European VLBI Network (EVN) in 2014. Our new observations with a nearly full EVN array provide the deepest image of HESS J1943+213 at the highest resolution ever achieved, enabling us to resolve the long-standing issues of the source identification. The milliarcsecond-scale structure of HESS J1943+213 has a clear asymmetric morphology, consisting of a compact core and a diffuse jet-like tail. This is broadly consistent with the previous e-EVN observations of the source performed in 2011, and re-analyzed in this work. The core component is characterized by the brightness temperature of $\\gtrsim1.8 \\times 10^9$ K, which is typical for low-luminosity blazars in general. Overall, radio properties of HESS J1943+213 are consistent with the source classification as an "extreme high-frequency-peaked BL Lac object". Remarkably, we note that since HESS J1943+213 does n...

  2. ŽRTVE PARTIZANSKOG BEZUMLJA I ZLOČINA IZ SENJA I OKOLICE (III/1943.)

    GLAVIČIĆ, ANTE

    1994-01-01

    U ovom prikazu autor opisuje stradanje grupe od 17 nevino uhićenih senjskih građana, a na temelju sačuvane presude partizanskog suda i sjećanja članova obitelji stradalih. Prema prikupljenim podacima i spoznajama osuđeni su prošli čitav jedan isljednički postupak zloglasne partizanske OZN-e, tijekom kojeg su bili izloženi mučenju i ponižavanju a nakon svega, 27. 9. 1943. bili su pogubljeni negdje u bespućima Krmpota-Pletena.

  3. Eesti iseseisvuse taastamise küsimusest Soome ja Saksamaa suhetes 1942-1943 / Arti Hilpus

    Hilpus, Arti, 1972-

    2012-01-01

    Riiklikul tasandil ei olnud Soomel kerge Eestile toetust avaldada. Aastatel 1942-1943 püstitasid soomalsed küsimuse suurema autonoomia või iseseisvuse andmisest Eestile. Iseseisvuse mittelubamise korral oli plaaniks Eesti liitmine Soomega. Soome riigi esindajad väljendasid sõja ajal sakslastele korduvalt ja erinevate kanalite kaudu oma muret Balti rahvaste ja eriti eestlaste tuleviku üle, kuid Saksamaa juhtkond ei lasknud end vastavate poliitiliste muudatuste suunas mõjutada. Eelöeldut illustreerivad Saksa välisministeeriumile ja Saksa saadikule Helsingis saadetud telegrammid

  4. Cervical cancer incidence in Denmark over six decades (1943-2002)

    Kyndi, Marianne; Frederiksen, Kirsten; Kruger Kjaer, Susanne

    2006-01-01

    INTRODUCTION: The purpose of the study was to describe developments in the incidence of invasive cervical cancer in Denmark, focusing on histological types, over a period of 60 years. We also describe developments in the incidence of carcinoma in situ and mortality. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study...... is based on the Danish Cancer Registry database of 39,623 reported cases of invasive cervical cancer diagnosed among Danish women in the period 1943-2002. The most important variables and measures are age-specific and age-standardized incidence and estimated annual percent changes in incidence. RESULTS...

  5. Environmental surveillance at Hanford for CY-1975

    Speer, D.R.; Fix, J.J.; Blumer, P.J.

    1976-04-01

    Environmental data collected during 1975 showed continued compliance of Hanford operations with all state and federal regulations. Levels of radioactivity in the atmosphere at all offsite sampling locations were indistinguishable from levels due to natural causes and worldwide fallout. Radiological, chemical, biological, and physical analyses of Columbia River water of the Hanford Reservation did not show any identifiable effect due to Hanford operations with the exception of temperature. The majority of radioactivity measured in foods was the result of naturally occurring /sup 40/K and the fallout radionuclides /sup 90/Sr and /sup 137/Cs. External radiation levels in the Hanford environs were measured by thermoluminescent dosimeters deployed at 17 different locations, TLDs immersed in the Columbia River at four locations, and several portable instrument surveys. The total background dose was estimated to be approximately 100 m rem/yr. Radioactivity in wildlife, oysters, sediment in the Columbia River, and on the islands from past once-through cooling production reactor operations was also evaluated. The total body dose to the population received during 1975 and the 50-yr dose commitment received from effluents released during 1975 were estimated to be 0.93 and 1.5 man-rem, respectively. (HLW)

  6. Theoretical Division annual report, FY 1975. [LASL

    Carruthers, P.A.

    1976-02-01

    This report presents an overview of the activities in the Theoretical Division and a summary of research highlights during FY 1975. It is intended to inform a wide audience about the theoretical work of the LASL and, therefore, contains introductory material which places recent advances in a broader context. The report is organized into two special interest reports: reactor safety research and the Advanced Research Committee, and 11 reports from the T-Division group leaders on the work of their respective groups. Main interests and responsibilities are outlined including the relationship of the group's work to the work of other T-Division groups and other divisions at the Laboratory. The description of research highlights for FY 1975 explains in a fairly simple, straightforward manner the major recent advances and their significance. Each group report is followed by a publication list for FY 1975 (330 references) and a list of talks given outside the Laboratory (140 references). 29 figures. (auth)

  7. Environmental surveillance at Hanford for CY-1975

    Environmental data collected during 1975 showed continued compliance of Hanford operations with all state and federal regulations. Levels of radioactivity in the atmosphere at all offsite sampling locations were indistinguishable from levels due to natural causes and worldwide fallout. Radiological, chemical, biological, and physical analyses of Columbia River water of the Hanford Reservation did not show any identifiable effect due to Hanford operations with the exception of temperature. The majority of radioactivity measured in foods was the result of naturally occurring 40K and the fallout radionuclides 90Sr and 137Cs. External radiation levels in the Hanford environs were measured by thermoluminescent dosimeters deployed at 17 different locations, TLDs immersed in the Columbia River at four locations, and several portable instrument surveys. The total background dose was estimated to be approximately 100 m rem/yr. Radioactivity in wildlife, oysters, sediment in the Columbia River, and on the islands from past once-through cooling production reactor operations was also evaluated. The total body dose to the population received during 1975 and the 50-yr dose commitment received from effluents released during 1975 were estimated to be 0.93 and 1.5 man-rem, respectively

  8. Case report: unusual dental morphology in a child with ankyloblepharon-ectodermal defects-cleft lip/palate (AEC) syndrome.

    Fitzgerald, K

    2012-02-01

    BACKGROUND: Anomalies of dental anatomy are common in the ectodermal dysplasia syndromes. These anomalies, when found in combination with dental caries, can pose a restorative challenge for the paediatric dentist. Modification of traditional techniques and approaches may help the practitioner provide a successful treatment outcome. CASE REPORT: A 3 years and 11 months old girl with a diagnosis of ankyloblepharon-ectodermal dysplasiacleft lip\\/palate (AEC) syndrome was referred for treatment to a specialist paediatric dental service. Her abnormal dental anatomy, hypodontia and dental caries formed a triad of challenges for the team. Under general anaesthesia, her dentition was restored using a combination of restorative approaches and techniques, including the placement of both composite resin and preformed metal crown restorations. FOLLOW-UP: At 18-month followup, the family had successfully implemented good home care and dietary practices, and the local dental service had instituted a preventive programme consisting of regular examination, advice and fluoride varnish placement. The restorations remained intact and no further caries was detected. At 24-month follow-up, the first permanent molars were partially erupted, and displayed unusually deep fissures. There was also a degree of ectopic eruption of the first permanent molars, and possibly of one of the maxillary permanent incisors. CONCLUSION: Dental care for children with AEC syndrome is optimised by early intervention, good home care and regular professional review. Dental care providers should be aware of the possibility of complex dental anatomy, and bear this in mind should it become necessary to formulate a restorative treatment plan.

  9. Radiation protection, 1975. Annual EPA review of radiation protection activities

    The EPA, under its Federal Guidance authorities, is responsible for advising the President on all matters pertaining to radiation and, through this mechanism, to provide guidance to other Federal agencies on radiation protection matters. Highlights are presented of significant radiation protection activities of all Federal agencies which were completed in 1975, or in which noteworthy progress was made during that period, and those events affecting members of the public. State or local activities are also presented where the effects of those events may be more far-reaching. At the Federal level significant strides have been made in reducing unnecessary radiation exposure through the efforts of the responsible agencies. These efforts have resulted in the promulgation of certain standards, criteria and guides. Improved control technologies in many areas make it feasible to reduce emissions at a reasonable cost to levels below current standards and guides. This report provides information on the significant activities leading to the establishment of the necessary controls for protection of public health and the environment. Radiation protection activities have been undertaken in other areas such as medical, occupational and consumer product radiation. In the context of radiation protection, ancillary activities are included in this report in order to present a comprehensive overview of the events that took place in 1975 that could have an effect on public health, either directly or indirectly. Reports of routine or continuing radiation protection operations may be found in publications of the sponsoring Federal agencies, as can more detailed information about activities reported in this document. A list of some of these reports is included

  10. HESS J1943+213: a candidate extreme BL Lacertae object

    Abramowski, A; Aharonian, F; Akhperjanian, A G; Anton, G; Balzer, A; Barnacka, A; de Almeida, U Barres; Bazer-Bachi, A R; Becherini, Y; Becker, J; Behera, B; Bernlöhr, K; Bochow, A; Boisson, C; Bolmont, J; Bordas, P; Borrel, V; Brucker, J; Brun, F; Brun, P; Bulik, T; Büsching, I; Carrigan, S; Casanova, S; Cerruti, M; Chadwick, P M; Charbonnier, A; Chaves, R C G; Cheesebrough, A; Chounet, L -M; Clapson, A C; Coignet, G; Colom, P; Conrad, J; Dalton, M; Daniel, M K; Davids, I D; Degrange, B; Deil, C; Dickinson, H J; Djannati-Ataï, A; Domainko, W; Drury, L O'C; Dubois, F; Dubus, G; Dyks, J; Dyrda, M; Egberts, K; Eger, P; Espigat, P; Fallon, L; Farnier, C; Fegan, S; Feinstein, F; Fernandes, M V; Fiasson, A; Fontaine, G; Förster, A; Fü\\ssling, M; Gallant, Y A; Gast, H; Gérard, L; Gerbig, D; Giebels, B; Glicenstein, J F; Glück, B; Goret, P; Göring, D; Häffner, S; Hague, J D; Hampf, D; Hauser, M; Heinz, S; Heinzelmann, G; Henri, G; Hermann, G; Hinton, J A; Hoffmann, A; Hofmann, W; Hofverberg, P; Holler, M; Horns, D; Jacholkowska, A; de Jager, O C; Jahn, C; Jamrozy, M; Jung, I; Kastendieck, M A; Katarzyński, K; Katz, U; Kaufmann, S; Keogh, D; Khangulyan, D; Khélifi, B; Klochkov, D; Kluźniak, W; Kneiske, T; Komin, Nu; Kosack, K; Kossakowski, R; Laffon, H; Lamanna, G; Lennarz, D; Lohse, T; Lopatin, A; Lu, C -C; Marandon, V; Marcowith, A; Masbou, J; Maurin, D; Maxted, N; McComb, T J L; Medina, M C; Méhault, J; Nguyen, N; Moderski, R; Moulin, E; Naumann, C L; Naumann-Godo, M; de Naurois, M; Nedbal, D; Nekrassov, D; Nicholas, B; Niemiec, J; Nolan, S J; Ohm, S; Olive, J-F; Wilhelmi, E de Oña; Opitz, B; Ostrowski, M; Panter, M; Arribas, M Paz; Pedaletti, G; Pelletier, G; Petrucci, P -O; Pita, S; Pühlhofer, G; Punch, M; Quirrenbach, A; Raue, M; Rayner, S M; Reimer, A; Reimer, O; Renaud, M; Reyes, R de los; Rieger, F; Ripken, J; Rob, L; Rosier-Lees, S; Rowell, G; Rudak, B; Rulten, C B; Ruppel, J; Ryde, F; Sahakian, V; Santangelo, A; Schlickeiser, R; Schöck, F M; Schönwald, A; Schulz, A; Schwanke, U; Schwarzburg, S; Schwemmer, S; Shalchi, A; Sikora, M; Skilton, J L; Sol, H; Spengler, G; Stawarz, \\L; Steenkamp, R; Stegmann, C; Stinzing, F; Stycz, K; Sushch, I; Szostek, A; Tavernet, J -P; Terrier, R; Tibolla, O; Tluczykont, M; Valerius, K; van Eldik, C; Vasileiadis, G; Venter, C; Vialle, J P; Viana, A; Vincent, P; Vivier, M; Völk, H J; Volpe, F; Vorobiov, S; Vorster, M; Wagner, S J; Ward, M; Wierzcholska, A; Zajczyk, A; Zdziarski, A A; Zech, A; Zechlin, H -S; Burnett, T H; Hill, A B

    2011-01-01

    We report on a newly detected point-like source, HESS J1943+213 located in the Galactic plane. This source coincides with an unidentified hard X-ray source IGR J19443+2117, which was proposed to have radio and infrared counterparts. HESS J1943+213 is detected at the significance level of 7.9 \\sigma (post-trials) at RA(J2000)=19h 43m 55s +- 1s (stat) +- 1s (sys), DEC(J2000) = +21deg 18' 8" +- 17" (stat) +- 20" (sys). The source has a soft spectrum with photon index Gamma = 3.1 +- 0.3 (stat) +- 0.2 (sys) and a flux above 470 GeV of 1.3 +- 0.2 (stat) +- 0.3 (sys) x 10^{-12} cm^{-2} s^{-1}. There is no Fermi/LAT counterpart down to a flux limit of 6 x 10^{-9} cm^{-2} s^{-1} in the 0.1-100 GeV energy range (95% confidence upper limit calculated for an assumed power-law model with a photon index Gamma=2.0). The data from radio to VHE gamma-rays do not show any significant variability. We combine new H.E.S.S., Fermi/LAT and Nancay Radio Telescope observations with pre-existing non-simultaneous multi-wavelength obser...

  11. Keynes, Newton and the Royal Society: the events of 1942 and 1943.

    Kuehn, Daniel

    2013-03-20

    Most discussions of John Maynard Keynes's activities in connection with Newton are restricted to the sale in 1936 at Sotheby's of Newton's Portsmouth Papers and to Keynes's 1946 essay 'Newton, the Man'. This paper provides a history of Keynes's Newton-related work in the interim, highlighting especially the events of 1942 and 1943, which were particularly relevant to the Royal Society's role in the domestic and international promotion of Newton's legacy. During this period, Keynes lectured twice on Newton, leaving notes that would later be read by his brother Geoffrey in the famous commemoration of the Newton tercentenary in 1946. In 1943 Keynes assisted the Royal Society in its recognition of the Soviet celebrations and in the acquisition and preservation of more of the Newton library. In each instance Keynes took the opportunity to promote his interpretation of Newton as 'the last of the magicians': a scientist who had one foot in the pre-modern world and whose approach to understanding the world was as much intuitive as it was methodical. PMID:24686919

  12. Biomedical Science, Unit II: Nutrition in Health and Medicine. Digestion of Foods; Organic Chemistry of Nutrients; Energy and Cell Respiration; The Optimal Diet; Foodborne Diseases; Food Technology; Dental Science and Nutrition. Instructor's Manual. Revised Version. 1975.

    Biomedical Interdisciplinary Curriculum Project, Berkeley, CA.

    This collection of lessons deals with nutrition in health and medicine and specifically the digestive system and its functions. The primary objective of this collection of lessons is to provide information on what constitutes good nutrition. Among the problems treated in these lessons are heart disease, peptic ulcer, hepatitis, vitamin deficiency…

  13. Biomedical Science, Unit II: Nutrition in Health and Medicine. Digestion of Foods; Organic Chemistry of Nutrients; Energy and Cell Respiration; The Optimal Diet; Foodborne Diseases; Food Technology; Dental Science and Nutrition. Student Text. Revised Version, 1975.

    Biomedical Interdisciplinary Curriculum Project, Berkeley, CA.

    This student text presents instructional materials for a unit of science within the Biomedical Interdisciplinary Curriculum Project (BICP), a two-year interdisciplinary precollege curriculum aimed at preparing high school students for entry into college and vocational programs leading to a career in the health field. Lessons concentrate on…

  14. SU-E-I-48: The Behavior of AEC in Scan Regions Outside the Localizer Radiograph FOV: An In Phantom Study of CT Systems From Four Vendors

    Supanich, M [Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL (United States); Bevins, N [Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI (United States)

    2014-06-01

    Purpose: This review of scanners from 4 major manufacturers examines the clinical impact of performing CT scans that extend into areas of the body that were not acquired in the CT localizer radiograph. Methods: Anthropomorphic chest and abdomen phantoms were positioned together on the tables of CT scanners from 4 different vendors. All of the scanners offered an Automatic Exposure Control (AEC) option with both lateral and axial tube current modulation. A localizer radiograph was taken covering the entire extent of both phantoms and then the scanner's Chest-Abdomen-Pelvis (CAP) study was performed with the clinical AEC settings employed and the scan and reconstruction range extending from the superior portion of the chest phantom through the inferior portion of the abdomen phantom. A new study was then initiated with a localizer radiograph extending the length of the chest phantom (not covering the abdomen phantom). The same CAP protocol and AEC settings were then used to scan and reconstruct the entire length of both phantoms. Scan parameters at specific locations in the abdomen phantom from both studies were investigated using the information contained in the DICOM metadata of the reconstructed images. Results: The AEC systems on all scanners utilized different tube current settings in the abdomen phantom for the scan completed without the full localizer radiograph. The AEC system behavior was also scanner dependent with the default manual tube current, the maximum tube current and the tube current at the last known position observed as outcomes. Conclusion: The behavior of the AEC systems of CT scanners in regions not covered by the localizer radiograph is vendor dependent. To ensure optimal image quality and radiation exposure it is important to include the entire planned scan region in the localizer radiograph.

  15. Educational Discourse in Spain during the Early Franco Regime (1936-1943): Toward a Genealogy of Doctrine and Concepts

    Laudo, Xavier; Vilanou, Conrad

    2015-01-01

    In this article an analysis is undertaken of Spanish educational discourse during the early years of the Franco regime, from the Civil War (1936-1939) to the establishment of the "Nuevo Estado" or New State (1939-1943), employing Reinhart Koselleck's principles of conceptual history. Without totally spurning the totalitarian and fascist…

  16. The learning of Italian in secondary Spanish education. A battle of the fascist diplomacy (1922-1943

    Rubén Domínguez Méndez

    2014-06-01

    Domínguez Méndez, R. (2014. El aprendizaje del italiano en la segunda enseñanza española. Una batalla de la diplomacia fascista (1922-1943. Espacio, Tiempo y Educación, 1(2, pp. 65-87. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14516/ete.2014.001.002.003

  17. Uveal and conjunctival malignant melanoma in denmark 1943-97: observed and relative survival of patients followed through 2002

    Isager, Peter; Engholm, G.; Overgaard, Jens;

    2006-01-01

    PURPOSE: To evaluate the observed and relative survival of patients diagnosed with a malignant melanoma in the ocular region in Denmark during the period 1943-97. METHODS: The study included 2,504 patients (1,292 men and 1,212 women) diagnosed with a melanoma in the ocular region, of which 2,434 ...

  18. Formerly utilized MED/AEC sites remedial action program. Radiological survey of the former Watertown arsenal property, Site 34 and Site 41, Watertown, Massachusetts

    During the MED/AEC era, work involving radioactive materials was conducted at various sites within the arsenal complex. Building 34 housed a uranium machine shop, and a portion of Building 41 contained a foundry that was used for uranium work. Information provided by site personnel indicated that only depleted uranium was used in these buildings. Results of radiological analyses of contaminated material found at these sites indicated depleted uranium with uranium-236. Both buildings have been razed. The remnants still in place consist of the concrete floor slabs, access drives, and underground utility service trenches. This area is currently under the control of the Watertown Redevelopment Authority of Watertown, Massachusetts. During the period from June 25 through July 1, 1981, the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Occupational Health and Safety Division (OHS) Radiological Survey Group (RSG), conducted a radiological survey of Building Sites 34 and 41 at the direction of the US Department of Energy. Significant levels of contamination were found at 33 locations on the pad of Site 34 and in 5 out of 15 soild corings from the perimeter of the pad. No contamination was found on the pad of Site 41; however, two-thirds of this pad was covered with soil up to 4 ft thick. One of the 14 soil corings taken adjacent to the pad of Site 41 had elevated levels of uranium. Levels of contamination in excess of criteria, as identified in ANSI 13.12 and NRC Guidelines, were found at this site. The analyses of the samples from the sewer access points also revealed uranium and radium-226 anomalies. Therefore, according to NRC guidelines dated July 1982, it must be concluded that they are contaminated

  19. Hot spot exercise: 1975 (HSX-75)

    A special unannounced exercise, called HOT SPOT Exercise--1975 (HSX-75), was prepared to test the general capability of the LLL ALERT Program to activate and deploy the LLL and Sandia Laboratory, Livermore (SLL) component of the ERDA/ARG. The exercise activities were limited to the LLL facilities in Livermore and the Site 300 explosive test facility located approximately 15 miles southeast of Livermore. The exercise simulated an accident at a U.S. Army storage facility (Site 300). The simulated accident involved two LLL designed weapons (W-70). One weapon was dropped during unloading operations and ignited the gas tank of the weapon transporter. The subsequent fire caused a low-order detonation of the high explosive component. The fire caused dispersal of fissile material downwind from the site. A second weapon was damaged in the explosion by fragments from the first weapon. The extent of damage to the second weapon was initially unknown. The exercise was conducted on September 23, 1975. A complete description of the specific nature of the simulated accident is contained in the scenario. Umpires were assigned to evaluate and subsequently report on the effectiveness of the response. All test objectives were accomplished. The following appendices are included: operational safety procedures, photographs and site map, HOT SPOT equipment, atmospheric release advisory capability, personnel list, chronology of events, and critique comments

  20. EVN Observations of HESS J1943+213: Evidence for an Extreme TeV BL Lac Object

    Akiyama, Kazunori; Stawarz, Łukasz; Tanaka, Yasuyuki T.; Nagai, Hiroshi; Giroletti, Marcello; Honma, Mareki

    2016-06-01

    We report on the 1.6 GHz (18 cm) very long baseline interferometry (VLBI) observations of the unresolved, steady TeV source HESS J1943+213 located in the Galactic plane, performed with the European VLBI Network (EVN) in 2014. Our new observations with a nearly full EVN array provide the deepest image of HESS J1943+213 at the highest resolution ever achieved, enabling us to resolve the long-standing issues of the source identification. The milliarcsecond-scale structure of HESS J1943+213 has a clear asymmetric morphology consisting of a compact core and a diffuse jet-like tail. This is broadly consistent with the previous e-EVN observations of the source performed in 2011 and re-analyzed in this work. The core component is characterized by the brightness temperature of ≳ 1.8× {10}9 K, which is typical for low-luminosity blazars in general. Overall, the radio properties of HESS J1943+213 are consistent with the source classification as an “extreme high-frequency-peaked BL Lac object.” Remarkably, we note that because HESS J1943+213 does not reveal any optical or infrared signatures of the active galactic nucleus activity, it would never be recognized and identified as a BL Lac object if not for its location close to the Galactic plane where the High Energy Stereoscopic System surveyed for and the follow-up dedicated X-ray and radio studies triggered by the source detection in the TeV range. Our results suggest, therefore, a presence of an unrecognized, possibly very numerous population of particularly extreme HBLs and simultaneously demonstrate that the low-frequency VLBI observations with high angular resolution are indispensable for a proper identification of such objects.

  1. HUACHOS, PELUSAS, LADRONES Y PENDENCIEROS: DELINCUENCIA JUVENIL. TEMUCO 1929-1943

    Ovidio Cárcamo Hernández

    2011-01-01

    RESUMEN Este artículo está centrado en la elaboración, a partir de la revisión de expedientes judiciales, de una tipología histórica de los menores que tuvieron acciones reñidas con la ley en un periodo comprendido entre 1929 y 1943 en la ciudad de Temuco y sus alrededores. Por otra parte es una indagación de lo que reconocemos como un proceso de criminalización hacia los sectores populares, especialmente de parte de las elites, las cuales han contado con importante ayuda de la teoría jurídic...

  2. Thyroid cancer in Denmark 1943-2008, before and after iodine supplementation

    Blomberg, M; Feldt-Rasmussen, U; Andersen, K K; Kjaer, S K

    2012-01-01

    Thyroid cancer incidence has increased worldwide during the previous decades. In this nationwide study, we aimed to identify the overall incidence of thyroid cancer in Denmark during 66 years (1943-2008) and incidences of the four main histological types of thyroid cancer from 1978 to 2008. Data...... both sexes; in men from 0.41 to 1.57 per 100,000 and from 0.90 to 4.11 per 100,000 in women, corresponding to a significant average annual percentage change of 1.7 and 1.8%, respectively. The incidence increased with younger birth cohorts. The rise was almost exclusively caused by papillary carcinomas......, and it was particularly present during the last decades of the study period. It cannot be ruled out that iodine supplementation may play a role for the risk of thyroid cancer, but as the strongest increase in incidence began in the years before the implementation, it is likely that improvement in...

  3. [Geraldo Horácio de Paula Souza, China and Chinese medicine, 1928-1943].

    Roland, Maria Inês de França; Gianini, Reinaldo José

    2013-01-01

    This essay is on the writings of sanitary doctor Geraldo Horácio de Paula Souza in Eugenia e Imigração (1928) and, after an official trip to the Orient, in Digressões sobre a medicina chinesa clássica (1942) and A sabedoria chinesa diante da ciência ocidental e a Escola Médica de Pequim (1943). The documents, analyzed according to the conceptual approach of Carlo Ginzburg, indicate a change in his view of the Chinese. Trained according to the Rockefeller Foundation's model of experimental medicine, Geraldo de Paula Souza was guided in his work by scientific rigor and record imagery. In his youth he was of the opinion that the Chinese civilization was stagnated, but this view changed after his visit, when he perceived the Chinese republic's capacity to modernize. PMID:24141921

  4. Orthodox Revival in the Lower Volga Area and the Don in 1942–1943

    Mordvinov Sergey Valeryevich

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available The paper shows the impact of the Battle of Stalingrad in the revival of Orthodoxy in the Lower Volga and the Don, a comparison of the reconstruction process in the dioceses of the region; its characteristics are revealed in Stalingrad, Saratov, Astrakhan and Rostov regions. The author comes to the conclusion that the battle of Stalingrad was the catalyst recovery Orthodoxy in the province. The pace of discovery of temples was higher in the occupied areas of the Rostov and Stalingrad areas than in front-line areas. Imbalance in the number of active parishes continued to persist after the end of the Battle of Stalingrad. Church patriotic charity in 1942–1943 was the most active in the Saratov and Stalingrad diocese.

  5. Robert Serber's 1943 Los Alamos Primer Analysis of Fission Bomb Efficiency

    Reed, Cameron

    2013-04-01

    In an analysis of the expected efficiency of a fission bomb presented in his 1943 Los Alamos Primer, Robert Serber remarked that ``it is just possible for the reaction to occur to an interesting extent before it is stopped by the spreading of the active material.'' Due to the exponential nature of the time-dependence of a chain reaction, the efficiency of the explosion can be very sensitive to parameters such as the number of neutrons liberated per fission, the fission cross-section, and the number of critical masses of material used. In this paper I examine efficiency predictions for both uranium and plutonium bombs. Had some parameter values proven only modestly different from their true values, history may well have been very different.

  6. HUACHOS, PELUSAS, LADRONES Y PENDENCIEROS: DELINCUENCIA JUVENIL. TEMUCO 1929-1943

    Ovidio Cárcamo Hernández

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN Este artículo está centrado en la elaboración, a partir de la revisión de expedientes judiciales, de una tipología histórica de los menores que tuvieron acciones reñidas con la ley en un periodo comprendido entre 1929 y 1943 en la ciudad de Temuco y sus alrededores. Por otra parte es una indagación de lo que reconocemos como un proceso de criminalización hacia los sectores populares, especialmente de parte de las elites, las cuales han contado con importante ayuda de la teoría jurídica y criminalística para este fin. Por otra parte hacemos referencia a las características de los diferentes tipos de delitos cometidos por los/as menores, describiendo las características socioeconómicas de los/as niños/as y jóvenes procesados, para finalmente detenernos en el proceso de reeducación y castigo al que fueron sometidos en el marco del estado de derecho. Palabras claves: Juventud, Delincuencia, Criminalización. ABSTRACT. This paper it is centred in the typological research about minors who had judiciary problems in a period included from the years 1929 to 1943 in Temuco City and its surrounding. On the other hand it is an study which we can recognize as a process leading to the criminalization of the lower classes of our society led by the elites who have had the support of the judiciary and criminalist theories in order to get this end. For this purpose we describe the socio-economic characteristic of the teenagers who were processed and at the end we described the process of punishment and re-education this adolescent were submitted within the state of law. Key words: Youth, Delinquency, Criminalization.

  7. Atmospheric tritium. Progress report, July 1, 1975--March 31, 1976

    Progress is reported in the development of field equipment for sampling tritium in environmental samples. The performance of prototype tritiated hydrocarbon samples is discussed. Data are presented on the content of tritium in samples of rain water collected in Miami, Florida, Western Samoa, and Barbados during 1975, and tritium compounds in atmospheric samples collected at various world locations during 1975

  8. Syria: The Consolidation of the Asad Regime, 1970-1975.

    Olson, Robert W.

    1982-01-01

    Up to 1975-76, Syria's Hafiz al-Asad was successful in consolidating his power, securing the maintenance of his regime, and broadening his base of political power. His system started weakening in 1975 due to increased opposition stemming from Syria's intervention in the Lebanese civil war. (AM)

  9. Engineering evaluation of a formerly utilized MED/AEC site. Site A and Plot M, Palos Forest Preserve, Palos Park, Illinois

    This engineering evaluation report (EER) addresses one of these MED/AEC sites known as Site A/Plot M, located in Palos Park, Illinois. The EER describes in technical detail a number of options for remedial action that could be taken with respect to the contamination at Site A/Plot M and presents estimates of the costs associated with these options. A companion document, Environmental Analysis Report on a Formerly Utilized MED/AEC Site, Site A and Plot M, Palos Forest Preserve, Palos Park, Illinois (ANL/ES-79), has also been prepared. It describes in detail the existing site environment and evaluates the environmental impacts of the various remedial options discussed in this report. This EER contributes to a better understanding of the mitigation or resolution of environmental problems posed by the subject MED/AEC site and serves as a basis for determining whether or not remedial actions are warranted. The knowledge derived from the evaluation of a number of remedial options should be helpful in the final disposition of other MED/AEC sites located elsewhere

  10. [BO-CEC National Advisory Committee Meetings and Conference: January 21, 1974; January 13, 1975; July 15, 1975:] Appendix B.

    1975

    Appendix B to the final report of the Business and Office Career Education Curriculum (BO-CEC) project contains three sections. Sections 1 and 2 briefly present the agenda, the participants, and the reports of the BO-CEC National Advisory Committee Meetings of January 1974 and January 1975. Section 3 concerns the July 1975 dissemination conference…

  11. Annual report, fiscal year 1974-1975

    This report presents the activities of the Philippine Atomic Energy Commission for fiscal year 1974-1975. Most of these activities in which the Commission was engaged were tied up to the national nuclear power development program and the development of a technique for uranium prospecting as well as assessing uranium deposits. A five-year program was also drawn up which was approved by the office of the President. The program component consisted largely of nuclear power development, preservation of the environment and basic science research. Also during the period under report, the Commission assumed the role of a human resources bank from which experts were drawn not only by other Government agencies but also foreign organizations

  12. PBL structure: the Sangamon Experiment of 1975

    The environmental impact of a number of fossil-fuel power plants in Illinois was investigated using numerical models of air pollution effects for a regional analysis. As a part of this study a field study (the Sangamon Experiment) was conducted during 1975 to examine physical mechanisms in the planetary boundary layer (PBL). This experiment was coordinated with the Midwest Interstate Sulfur Transformation and Transport (MISTT) project to investigate the effects of the urban plume emanating from St. Louis at distances of up to 100 km. Results are reported from studies on the evolution of the PBL capping inversion between the hours of 0400 and 1200; micrometeorological studies over maize and soybean crops growing in the area; measurements of wind speed, turbulence, and temperature in the lowest 100 m of the atmosphere; and measurements of the concentration of ozone, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, and hydrocarbons in air samples from a kytoon system

  13. Suicide in Sri Lanka 1975-2012

    Knipe, Duleeka W; Metcalfe, Chris; Fernando, Ravindra;

    2014-01-01

    2000s, this pattern had reversed with a stepwise increase in male rates with increasing age. Throughout the study period female rates were highest in 17-25 year olds. There has been a rise in suicide by hanging, though this rise is relatively small in relation to the marked decline in self...... pesticides. We investigate these changes in suicide rates in relation to age, gender, method specific trends and birth-cohort and period effects, with the aim of informing preventative strategies. METHODS: Secular trends of suicide in relation to age, sex, method, birth-cohort and period effects were...... investigated graphically using police data (1975-2012). Poisoning case-fatality was investigated using national hospital admission data (2004-2010). RESULTS: There were marked changes to the age-, gender- and method-specific incidence of suicide over the study period. Year on year declines in rates began in 17...

  14. Environmental surveillance at Hanford for CY-1975

    Environmental data collected during 1975 showed continued compliance of Hanford operations with all applicable state and federal regulations. Levels of radioactivity in the atmosphere from Hanford operations at all offsite sampling locations were indistinguishable from levels due to natural causes and worldwide fallout from the atmosphere. Air quality measurements of NO2 in the Hanford environs recorded a maximum yearly average concentration of 0.004 ppM or 8 percent of the ambient air standard. There was no indication that Hanford operations contributed significantly to these levels. All SO2 results were less than the detection limit of 0.005 ppM or 25 percent of the ambient air quality standard. Routine radiological, chemical, biological, and physical analyses of Columbia River water upstream and downstream of the Hanford Reservation did not show any identifiable effect due to Hanford operations with the possible exception of water temperature. Levels of radioactivity in biological samples are reported

  15. Environmental survey at the AAEC Research Establishment Lucas Heights, results for 1975, 1976 and 1977

    An environmental survey program has been in operation since 1959 at the Australian Atomic Energy Commission's Research Establishment at Lucas Heights, N.S.W. The results for 1975, 1976 and 1977 show that the amounts of radionuclides of AAECRE origin are not greater than the amounts found in earlier years. The possible annual radiation dose to the most highly exposed member of the public, as calculated from the results, represents about one ten-thousandth of that considered acceptable by the NSW Health Commission and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia

  16. WATER TEMPERATURE and other data from DISCOVERY, DUCHESS and other platforms from 1943-08-11 to 1990-04-13 (NODC Accession 8700346)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — The accession contains Bathythermograph XBT and MBT data in C116 and C128 format. The data spans a period from August 1943 to April 1990. The data is a compilation...

  17. China, Japan, and the United States in World War II: The Relinquishment of Unequal Treaties in 1943

    Xiaohua Ma

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available This paper aims to examine how the United States transformed its foreign policy to promote China as an “equal state” in international politics during World War II, with focus on the process of the American relinquishment of its unequal treaties with China in 1943. In particular, it concentrates on analyzing the conflicts between the United States and Japan in the process of relinquishment. By examining the rivalry between the United States and Japan in the social warfare – propaganda – we can see that the relinquishment of the unequal treaties in 1943 not only marked a historical turning point in America’s China policy, but also had a great impact on the transformation of East Asian politics in World War II and its influence in the world politics.

  18. Genetic and environmental influences on risk of death due to infections assessed in Danish twins, 1943-2001

    Obel, Niels; Christensen, Kaare; Petersen, Inge;

    2010-01-01

    Genetic differences have been proposed to play a strong role in risk of death from infectious diseases. The study base of 44,005 included all same-sex twin pairs born in 1870-2001, with both twins alive on January 1, 1943, or those born thereafter. Cause of death was obtained from the Danish Cause...... death from infectious diseases could be demonstrated, the absolute effect of the genetic component on mortality was small....

  19. Historical nuclear materials balance report for the former AEC-owned Weldon Spring Chemical Plant, Weldon Spring, Missouri

    From June 1957 through December 1966, four types of nuclear material were processed in the AEC-owned Weldon Spring Chemical Plant. These materials were: (1) natural uranium, (2) depleted uranium, (3) slightly enriched uranium, and (4) natural thorium. The summary material balances for each material are shown in Table 1. In processing these materials, discards occurred to (a) the atmosphere through stacks, (b) area waterways through sewers, and (c) to raffinate pits still in existence at the site. These discards are summarized in Table 2. Natural uranium processing accounted for more than 97% of the nuclear materials throughput (Table 1). Total material balance closures for natural uranium, depleted uranium, slightly enriched uranium, and natural thorium were 99.94%, 100%, 99.27%, and 98.52%, respectively. Of the discards, summarized in Table 2, approximately 75% went to and remain in the existing raffinate pits. Discharges to stacks and sewers account for the remaining discards. As far as can be determined, it appears all plant processes operated efficiently and all materials were well accounted for with only minimal variances

  20. Cumulated UDC Supplement, 1965-1975. Volume III: Classes 6/62 (61 Medical Sciences, 62 Engineering and Technology Generally, 621 Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, 622 Mining, 623 Military and Naval Engineering, 624 Civil and Structural Engineering, 625 Railway and Highway Engineering, 626/627 Hydraulic Engineering Works, 628 Public Health Engineering, 629 Transport (Vehicle) Engineering).

    International Federation for Documentation, The Hague (Netherlands). Committee on Classification Research.

    In continuation of the "Cumulated UDC Supplement - 1964" published by the International Federation for Documentation, this document provides a cumulative supplement to the Universal Decimal Classification for 1965-1975. This third of five volumes lists new classification subdivisions in the following subject areas: (1) medical sciences; (2)…

  1. Medical and Health Sciences Division research report 1975--1976

    Progress is reported on studies on the effects of irradiation and carcinogenic chemical environmental pollutants on the immune system of mammals; fundamental studies of membrane properties and lipid metabolism in neoplasms and respiratory diseases induced by chemical irritants, carcinogens, and mutagens; the development and testing of radiopharmaceuticals labeled with 11C, 67Ga, 157Dy, or 171Er as tumor-localizing agents; and the completion of a radiation emergency assistance center and training program. A list is included of 60 publications during the period covered by this report that give details of the studies

  2. Biology of nesting Aleutian Canada goose, summer 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — In 1974 and 1975 breeding Aleutian Canada geese, Branta canadensis leucopareia, were studied at Buldir Island, western Aleutian Islands. Buldir is the only known...

  3. Narrative report Mark Twain National Wildlife Refuge: Fiscal year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Mark Twain National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing...

  4. Ouray National Wildlife Refuge : Narrative Report : Fiscal Year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Ouray National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing the...

  5. Ravalli National Wildlife Refuge Annual narrative report: July - December, 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Ravalli National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from July through December of 1975. The report begins with an...

  6. [Necedah National Wildlife Refuge: Annual narrative report: Fiscal year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Necedah NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing the weather conditions,...

  7. AAEC tritium list no.2 - 1975-1976

    Details are given of the concentration of the environmental isotope tritium in monthly samples of precipitation taken at 16 stations, situated throughout Australia, during the period 1975-1976. (Author)

  8. Narrative Report Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge: Fiscal year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge summarizes refuge activities for fiscal year 1975. The report begins with a summary of weather and...

  9. Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge : Annual Narrative Report : Fiscal Year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing the...

  10. Planning and accomplishment narrative: FY - 1975: Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Mingo National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing the...

  11. Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge : Narrative Report : Fiscal Year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge summarizes refuge activities during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins with a summary of the...

  12. Narrative report - Fiscal year 1975 [Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing...

  13. Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge: Narrative report: Fiscal year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Agassiz NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing the weather conditions,...

  14. Nuclear criticality experiments from 1943 to 1978: an annotated bibliography. Volume 1. Main listing

    The bibliography contains 1067 citations from the literature of critical and near-critical nuclear experiments. It provides an up-to-date index to reports containing useful data for many types of criticality studies. Most of the reports can provide specifications for relatively simple critical configurations necessary for validating nuclear constants and calculational techniques. The reports of more than 1143 experimentors at 38 international facilities since 1943 are cross-referenced. The collection contains the prototypes of many different designs of nuclear reactors and studies performed to insure the safe use of fissile materials in chemical processing plants, storage facilities, and transportation containers. The bibliography has three volumes. Volume 1 contains the main listing of citations with abstracts. Volume 2 is a set of indexes organized by report number, publication date, experimental facility, and author name. Volume 3 provides a subject index, concorded on the significant keyphrases derived from titles, and an index of keyterms derived from titles, and an index of keyterms extracted from titles and abstracts. The bibliography was printed by computer as a selection from a computerized system at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory contaning information and data on criticality experiments

  15. uma renovação no conceito das exposições escolares (1943

    Dulce Regina Baggio Osinski

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available El artículo analiza la primera Exposición de Dibujo Infantil y Juvenil realizada Curitiba/PR, en 1943, y sus relaciones con las tendencias modernas en arte y educación. El evento involucró intelectuales y artistas como Raul Gomes, Erasmo Pilotto, Helena Kolody y Guido Viaro, además de las profesoras en formación y alumnos de escuelas públicas y privadas. Defendiendo la libertad de expresión y la individualidad del niño, el proyecto de la exposición justificaba su importancia por su carácter científico, con base en investigaciones sobre el dibujo infantil, realizadas en psicología por Luquet, Rouma y Rabello, así como en las conclusiones del Congreso de Enseñanza de Dibujo de París, de 1937. Como fuentes se utilizaron los diarios impresos O Dia y la Gazeta do Povo .

  16. Between punishment and redemption. Women in prison in the Balearic Islands (1936-1943

    David GINARD I FÉRON

    2012-02-01

    Full Text Available This essay analyze the specific characteristics and living conditions in the women prison in Mallorca —1936-1943— in the context of the repression carried out by the Francoist regime against women who supported and sympathized with the Republican government. The first part deals with the period of the Civil War during which, due to the unprecedented avalanche of women’s detentions produced by the rebels, it was necessary to improvise a center for females who remanded in custody. Later on, the changes brought about in 1940 by the transformation of the modest prison located in Palma into one of the central prisons for women in Spain are analyzed. The third section revolves around the singular presence in this prison of the «Sisters of Charity» Catholic religious order and its influence on the daily life. Likewise, the strategies of resistance developed by the prisoners to improve their living conditions, protect themselves from the disciplinary measures adopted by the penal authorities and help spread their political ideas are explained. Finally, the essay also mentions the causes and consequences of the closure of this Majorcan prison and the process of recuperation of the memory of the former prisoners that has taken place over the last decade.

  17. AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES OF THE NORTH CAUCASUS IN GERMANY’S ECONOMIC STRATEGY IN 1942-1943

    Tatarov A. A.

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available The article explores shift of emphasis in the Third Reich policy in the North Caucasus when agricultural resources of the region became the main object of economic exploitation and one of the most important source of Germany's food supply. Firstly the author shows the place the North Caucasus had in agriculture of the Soviet Union on the eve of the Great Patriotic War. Despite a relatively small area and population, the region played an important role in the production of wheat, corn, sunflower, meat and other products. It is emphasized that the region was of special interest to Germany primarily for its oil fields which allowed solving the fuel problems. But with the failure of Hitler’s "oil plans" the agricultural products became the most important revenue source for the German economy in the North Caucasus in 1942-1943. The author shows that for stable agricultural exploitation the occupation regime not only refused the collective farms’ accelerated elimination but also adapted them to harvesting crops and saving huge livestock. Using the pro-Nazi newspapers and archival documents, the author reveals the occupier’s methodology of action and propaganda by local supporters of the regime for a timely crops harvest. In conclusion, the results of agrarian policy of Germany in the North Caucasus are shown. This article is intended for specialists in the field of history and economics as well as a wide range of readers

  18. VERITAS Observations of the Unidentified Point Source HESS J1943+213

    ,

    2015-01-01

    The H.E.S.S. Galactic plane scan has revealed a large population of Galactic very high energy (VHE; E > 100 GeV) emitters. The majority of the galactic sources are extended and can typically be associated with pulsar wind nebulae (35%) and supernova remnants (21%), while some of the sources remain unidentified (31%). A much smaller fraction of point-like sources (5 in total, corresponding to 4%) are identified as gamma-ray binaries. Active galactic nuclei located behind the Galactic plane are also a potential source class. An active galaxy could be identified in the VHE regime by a point like extension, a high variability amplitude (up to a factor of 100) and a typically soft spectrum (due to absorption by the extra-galactic background light). Here we report on VERITAS observations of HESS J1943+213, an unidentified point source discovered to emit above 470 GeV during the extended H.E.S.S. Galactic plane scan. This source is thought to be a distant BL Lac object behind the Galactic plane and, though it exhibi...

  19. Nuclear criticality experiments from 1943 to 1978: an annotated bibliography. Volume 1. Main listing

    Koponen, B.L.; Wilcox, T.P.; Hampel, V.E.

    1979-04-24

    The bibliography contains 1067 citations from the literature of critical and near-critical nuclear experiments. It provides an up-to-date index to reports containing useful data for many types of criticality studies. Most of the reports can provide specifications for relatively simple critical configurations necessary for validating nuclear constants and calculational techniques. The reports of more than 1143 experimentors at 38 international facilities since 1943 are cross-referenced. The collection contains the prototypes of many different designs of nuclear reactors and studies performed to insure the safe use of fissile materials in chemical processing plants, storage facilities, and transportation containers. The bibliography has three volumes. Volume 1 contains the main listing of citations with abstracts. Volume 2 is a set of indexes organized by report number, publication date, experimental facility, and author name. Volume 3 provides a subject index, concorded on the significant keyphrases derived from titles, and an index of keyterms derived from titles, and an index of keyterms extracted from titles and abstracts. The bibliography was printed by computer as a selection from a computerized system at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory contaning information and data on criticality experiments.

  20. DIE ONTWIKKELING VAN 'N MILITÊRE INLIGTINGSVERMOË VIR DIE UNIEVERDEDIGINGSMAG, 1937-1943

    M.C. Van Deventer

    2012-02-01

    Full Text Available Upon the establishment of the Union Defence Force in 1912, no provision was made for a military intelligence capability. During the First World War various so-called intelligence units were raised and a Military Intelligence function was established within the General Staff section. After the war, this function went into gradual decline. By 1937, a renewed interest in intelligence resulted in the part-time appointment of Lieutenant Colonel B.W.Thwaites as head of Military Intelligence. After the declaration of war in 1939, Military Intelligence experienced a rapid growth. Intelligence officers were trained as such and agents were recruited. The Military Intelligence organization was divided into two upon the appointment of a Director Intelligence (Civilian Security and a Deputy Director Military Intelligence. After initial organizational problems, an Intelligence Clearance Bureau was established. The Intelligence Directorate was disbanded and only the Military Intelligence Sub-directorate continued to exist. An Intelligence Corps was developed for the Mobile Field Force (MFF, from a "shadow structure" named Section Ix within Military Intelligence. In 1943, Military Intelligence was upgraded to a full directorate and was responsible for information, intelligence, security and censorship.

  1. Iranian research output in pediatrics: 1975-2007

    Mohammad Reza Malekahmadi; Babak Moazen; Abolfazl Khoshdel; Fereshteh Rahimzadeh; Maryam Moghani Lankarani

    2011-01-01

    BACKGROUND: By providing a picture from published articles in a field, bibliometric studies can inform policy-makers in their challenging research funding decisions. In this regard, we applied bibliometric analysis to the Iranian pediatrics articles published in PubMed indexed journals between 1975 and 2007. METHODS: We evaluated all pediatric articles that had been published from Iran in different PubMed indexed journals from 1975 to 2007. Journal data (i.e. date of publishing, journal name,...

  2. Investigating the Use of PMASP-Based Project Specific Websites as a Project Management Tool in the A/E/C Industry

    Firman, Jennifer Lynn

    2002-01-01

    The A/E/C industry faces the inability to meet client demands of projects completed on time and on schedule due to the minimal collaboration between parties, communication problems, and mistakes. The present project management system in the industry is paper-based, and requires the owners of information to distribute the knowledge at their discretion. This system has inherent delays in information transmission, which lead to miscommunications, mistakes, and costly rework, which in turn, cau...

  3. PHAEOPIGMENT CONCENTRATION, PHYTOPLANKTON - WET WEIGHT and other data from BARGE from 1975-05-01 to 1975-07-01 (NCEI Accession 7600377)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Water depth and other data from the BARGE from 01 May 1975 to 01 July 1975. Data were collected by the Skidway Institute of Oceanography (SKIO) as part of the...

  4. Research reports 'nuclear research' (BMFT-KBK) (1965-1975). Research reports 'data processing' (BMFT-FB DV) (1971-1975)

    The BMFT catalogue compiled by ZAED, contains a bibliography of research reports in nuclear engineering (BMFT-KN K) from 1965 to 1975 and reports on data processing (BMFT-FB DV) from 1971 to 1975. (HK)

  5. Marine mammal specimen and other data as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 01 February 1975 to 03 September 1975 (NODC Accession 7800649)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Marine mammal specimen and other data were collected from 01 February 1975 to 03 September 1975. Data were collected by the Alaska State Department of Fish and Game...

  6. Multiple primary cancers in Denmark 1943-80; influence of possible underreporting and suggested risk factors

    The risk of developing a second primary cancer was studied among 171,749 men and 208,192 women who were reported to the Danish Cancer Registry between 1943 and 1980. Only those who survived at least two months were included in the analysis, and more than 1.7 million person-years of observation were accrued. Altogether, 15,084 second primary cancers developed, of which 13,231 were in organs other than the initial or adjacent site [relative risk (RR) = 1.01]. Adjustment for possible underreporting of multiple primary cancers increased the RR to 1.24, which stresses the need for detailed knowledge of registration procedures interpreting results from cancer registries. The unadjusted RR for all sites increased with time, from 0.94 during the first decade of follow-up (excluding the first year) to 1.13 among 30-year survivors, whereas the adjusted RR increased from 1.08 to 1.41. Elevated risks were observed for sites thought to have a common etiology. For example, cancers of smoking-related sites were increased in both directions following cancers of the oral cavity, respiratory tract, and urinary organs. For cancers suspected to have a hormone- or dietary fat-related association, significant reciprocal relationships were seen among cancers of the endometrium, ovary, and colon. Cancer treatment probably is an important factor in second cancer development, even when judged indirectly in the present study. For example, radiotherapy may have been responsible for an elevated risk of subsequent cancers of the thyroid, breast, colon, rectum, bladder, and connective tissue in long-term survivors. Chemotherapy may have increased the risk of subsequent leukemias

  7. [Dutch computer domestication, 1975-1990].

    Veraart, Frank

    2008-01-01

    A computer seems an indispensable tool among twenty-first century households. Computers however, did not come as manna from heaven. The domestication and appropriation of computers in Dutch households was a result of activities by various intermediary actors. Computers became household commodities only gradually. Technophile computer hobbyists imported the first computers into the Netherlands from the USA, and started small businesses from 1975 onwards. They developed a social network in which computer technology was made available for use by individuals. This network extended itself via shops, clubs, magazines, and other means of acquiring and exchanging computer hard- and software. Hobbyist culture established the software-copying habits of private computer users as well as their ambivalence to commercial software. They also made the computer into a game machine. Under the impulse of a national policy that aimed at transforming society into an 'Information Society', clubs and other actors extended their activities and tailored them to this new agenda. Hobby clubs presented themselves as consumer organizations and transformed into intermediary actors that filled the gap between suppliers and a growing group of users. They worked hard to give meaning to (proper) use of computers. A second impulse to the increasing use of computers in the household came from so-called 'private-PC' projects in the late 1980s. In these projects employers financially aided employees in purchasing their own private PCs'. The initially important intermediary actors such as hobby clubs lost control and the agenda for personal computers was shifted to interoperability with office equipment. IBM compatible PC's flooded the households. In the household the new equipment blended with the established uses, such as gaming. The copying habits together with the PC standard created a risky combination in which computer viruses could spread easily. New roles arose for intermediary actors in guiding

  8. What happened to the nuclear plant program in 1975

    The continuation of postponements and cancellations of nuclear power in 1975 indicates the possibility of a shortage of installed capacity of all kinds in the early 1980s. The years 1969 and 1970 saw only 21 plants, totalling 21,469 MWe, put on order; five of these have been set back to 1981 or later. Some recent analyses are showing some possible problems in accelerating the coal power plant program in this decade. It is wondered what the outcome will be if both coal and nuclear plants slip in scheduling. Costs continue to grow at a rapid rate and each year nuclear and coal-fired power plants escalate in production costs as they are delayed. The following data are tabulated: forecasts made at different times of nuclear plant capacity to be in commerical operation by the end of years 1971, 1975, 1980, and 1985; changes in nuclear unit schedules during 1972-1975; growth in nuclear plant capacity with orders compared with achievements; and nuclear power cost trends by order year from 1953 to 1975. A figure is given that represents cost estimates of nuclear units at time of order vs. actual finished cost or estimate as of Dec. 1975

  9. Nuclear fusion systems analysis research. FY 1975 annual report, 1 July 1974--30 June 1975

    Weatherwax, R.K. (ed.)

    1975-12-31

    This report summarizes research conducted during FY 1975 on the parametric systems analysis of fusion central power stations. As described in the report the methodology being pursued provides for a phased analysis starting with simple ''nominal'' parameters and associated computer codes and progressing to more complex functional models and then to physically based mathematical models for the systems of major significance in future power station viability. The nominal parameter analysis for preliminary screening only derives from consideration of extant reactor point designs and defines a nominal 5000 MWt reactor with either a 900 or 1250 K peak blanket coolant temperature. Functionalized performance and cost models are described for helium Brayton cycle, steam Rankine cycle and binary cycle electric power generation systems.

  10. Nuclear fusion systems analysis research. FY 1975 annual report, 1 July 1974--30 June 1975

    This report summarizes research conducted during FY 1975 on the parametric systems analysis of fusion central power stations. As described in the report the methodology being pursued provides for a phased analysis starting with simple ''nominal'' parameters and associated computer codes and progressing to more complex functional models and then to physically based mathematical models for the systems of major significance in future power station viability. The nominal parameter analysis for preliminary screening only derives from consideration of extant reactor point designs and defines a nominal 5000 MWt reactor with either a 900 or 1250 K peak blanket coolant temperature. Functionalized performance and cost models are described for helium Brayton cycle, steam Rankine cycle and binary cycle electric power generation systems

  11. Seventy Years of Sex Education in "Health Education Journal": A Critical Review

    Iyer, Padmini; Aggleton, Peter

    2015-01-01

    This paper examines key debates and perspectives on sex education in "Health Education Journal" ("HEJ"), from the date of the journal's first publication in March 1943 to the present day. Matters relating to sexuality and sexual health are revealed to be integral to "HEJ'"s history. First published as Health…

  12. Nuclear science and technology branch report 1975

    Research programs are reported for the following divisions: Engineering Research, Chemical Technology, Instrumentation and Control, Materials division, Isotopes, Physics, Health Physics, Applied Mathematics and Computing, Radiation Biology Research. The names of staff responsible for each project are indicated. (R.L.)

  13. A Decade of NIMHANS (1975-85).

    Reddy, G. N. Narayana, Ed.; Gopalakrishna, N., Ed.

    The development of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) in Bangalore, India, is chronicled over its 10-year history. The volume begins with an examination of the Institute's organization and administration, funding, staffing, teaching activities, etc. Subsequently, reports from 26 departments of NIMHANS are…

  14. Changes in cause-specific mortality during heat waves in central Spain, 1975-2008

    Miron, Isidro Juan; Linares, Cristina; Montero, Juan Carlos; Criado-Alvarez, Juan Jose; Díaz, Julio

    2015-09-01

    The relationship between heat waves and mortality has been widely described, but there are few studies using long daily data on specific-cause mortality. This study is undertaken in central Spain and analysing natural causes, circulatory and respiratory causes of mortality from 1975 to 2008. Time-series analysis was performed using ARIMA models, including data on specific-cause mortality and maximum and mean daily temperature and mean daily air pressure. The length of heat waves and their chronological number were analysed. Data were stratified in three decadal stages: 1975-1985, 1986-1996 and 1997-2008. Heat-related mortality was triggered by a threshold temperature of 37 °C. For each degree that the daily maximum temperature exceeded 37 °C, the percentage increase in mortality due to circulatory causes was 19.3 % (17.3-21.3) in 1975-1985, 30.3 % (28.3-32.3) in 1986-1996 and 7.3 % (6.2-8.4) in 1997-2008. The increase in respiratory cause ranged from 12.4 % (7.8-17.0) in the first period, to 16.3 % (14.1-18.4) in the second and 13.7 % (11.5-15.9) in the last. Each day of heat-wave duration explained 5.3 % (2.6-8.0) increase in respiratory mortality in the first period and 2.3 % (1.6-3.0) in the last. Decadal scale differences exist for specific-causes mortality induced by extreme heat. The impact on heat-related mortality by natural and circulatory causes increases between the first and the second period and falls significantly in the last. For respiratory causes, the increase is no reduced in the last period. These results are of particular importance for the estimation of future impacts of climate change on health.

  15. The Final Report: 1975 Energy Resource Alternatives Competition.

    Radtke, Mark L.; And Others

    This publication describes the projects entered in the Energy Resource Alternatives competition in 1975. Teams of engineering students were given a year to develop non-conventional or alternative energy systems that produced useful energy outputs. Besides an overview of energy sources and uses and discussions of the competitions development, the…

  16. Learning and Technology in Alberta (1975 to 2009)

    Alberta Education, 2009

    2009-01-01

    Alberta's education system is a leader in the use of technology in teaching and learning. New information technologies create options for how teachers teach, how students learn, and how classrooms look and operate. This document chronicles the history of computer technology in Alberta from 1975-2009. The information is arranged in a tabulated…

  17. Music Research in Inclusive School Settings: 1975 to 2013

    Jellison, Judith A.; Draper, Ellary A.

    2015-01-01

    A search for music research in inclusive music school settings (1975-2013) resulted in 22 descriptive and experimental studies that can be classified and coded according to settings, participants, research variables, measures of generalization, and effectiveness of the interventions. Half of the studies reported data from both students with…

  18. Education and the Labor Market in Venezuela, 1975-1984.

    Psacharopoulos, George; Steier, Francis

    1988-01-01

    Examines various education-related aspects of Venezuela's labor market for 1975-1984, using a sample of 40,000 workers. Education returns have declined only two percent during a rapid educational expansion period. The increased supply of educated persons influenced the narrowing of earnings differentials and led to more equitable income…

  19. Fairfield Porter...A Life in Art, 1907 1975.

    Johnson, Mark M.

    2003-01-01

    Focuses on the life and career of Fairfield Porter who was a painter working in the style of Intimist inspired Realist. Provides background information on Porter and examples of his artwork. Describes the exhibit "Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art, 1907 1975." (CMK)

  20. Faculty Salaries in Washington Public Higher Education, 1975-77.

    Washington State Council on Higher Education, Olympia.

    Faculty salaries in Washington public higher education, 1975-77, are reviewed emphasizing salary levels, faculty purchasing power, and comparisons with other 4-year colleges and universities. Findings indicate: (1) The increase in inflation has eliminated any real salary increases for the average faculty member. In many cases, there have been…

  1. Geothermal environmental projects publication list with abstracts 1975-1978

    Ricker, Y.E.; Anspaugh, L.R.

    1979-05-15

    This report contains 119 abstracts of publication resulting from or closely related to geothermal environmental projects conducted by the Environmental Sciences Division at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory. Publications are listed chronologically from 1975 through 1978. The main entries are numbered sequentially, and include the full citation, an abstract, and selected keywords. This section is followed by an author index, and a keyword index.

  2. Newbery and Caldecott Medal Books, 1966-1975.

    Kingman, Lee, Ed.

    The Newbery and Caldecott children's book awards for the years 1966 to 1975 are covered. A resume of the book, an excerpt, the author's acceptance speech, and a biography of the author are provided for each of the ten Newbery award books. Some also have an author's note. For the Caldecott award books there are a book summary, the artist's…

  3. Faculty Manual, 1975-76. Southern University in New Orleans.

    Southern Univ. in New Orleans, LA.

    The 1975-76 handbook is designed as a policy and procedures manual for the guidance of all faculty personnel, providing information about the various operations of the university, an understanding of the policies that guide these operations, and a familiarity with approved procedures. The organization of university administration is described,…

  4. Essential medicines: an overview of some milestones in the last forty years (1975-2013

    José Antonio Pagés

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available Despite progress in the last four decades in terms of access to essential medicines, more than a third of the world population especially from the poorest countries have serious difficulties in accessing the medicines they need at an affordable price and with the right quality. Already in 1975 the 28th World Health Assembly discussed the need to set recommendations regarding selection and acquisition of medicines at reasonable prices and proven quality to meet national health needs. Consequently in 1977, the first WHO Model List of Essential Medicines was prepared by an expert committee. Since then, the list has been subjected to a series of updating and dissemination processes, together with discussion about the cost, patents and quality of medicines, as well as information on safety and effectiveness of each drug that is listed. The article addresses how this process has evolved from the beginning to present day.

  5. Formerly utilized MED/AEC sites Remedial Action Program. Radiological survey of the Albany Metallurgical Research Center, United States Bureau of Mines, Albany, Oregon

    During the periods 1954 to 1956 and 1960 to 1971, the Albany Metallurgical Research Center (AMRC) was engaged in metallurgical operations that included melting, machining, welding, and alloying of thorium. In addition, research on alloys of uranium and thorium started in 1955 and continued until suspended in 1978. Records indicated that at the time the original AEC contract was terminated, buildings and surrounding areas were decontaminated to the general guidelines provided by the AEC. Those guidelines were not as specific as current guidelines, and detailed records of the final decontamination were not documented. Because of that, radiological assessemnt of this site was initiated in June 1978. During June and July 1978, a radiological survey of the grounds and the buildings was completed. Certain buildings were designated as areas where no survey was necessary; however, it was decided by the ANL survey team to at least perform floor surveys in those buildings. Significant levels of contamination, both loose and fixed, were found in 10 of the 33 buildings surveyed. In addition, about 60 contaminated areas, including 17 with loose contamination, were found outside the buildings. Surveys of the sanitary sewers, the Albany sewage treatment plant and the Ohling Farm showed no significant contamination. Significant levels of contamination were found in the septic system behind Buildings 12 and 17. Air samples taken throughout the site revealed no radon concentrations in excess of the limits proposed by the US Surgeon General (10 CFR 712)

  6. Plan Nacional de Desarrollo y Seguridad 1971-1975 (National Plan for Development and Security, 1971-1975).

    Boletin del Centro Nacional de Documentacion e Informacion Educativa, 1971

    1971-01-01

    This article discusses the education provisions established in the Argentine Plan for Development and Security (1971-1975). The statements on educational development call for a diagnostic study of the current cultural and educational situation, the establishment of objectives and strategies, goals for each level of education, steps for the…

  7. The Implementation of One of the History Education Decisions in the Second National Education Council in 1943: The Formation Story of a Histomap

    Ata, Bahri

    2008-01-01

    This article discusses the meeting of the Second National Educational Council in 1943, the decisions made about teaching history and the preparation and implementation of histomaps, which was one of the decisions made about the teaching of history. For this purpose, document analyses are used and first hand and second hand resources were reviewed.…

  8. Preliminary Black Carbon Record (1805 - 1943 AD) from the High Altitude Dasuopu Ice Core (7200 m) in the Central Himalaya

    Barker, J. D.; Kaspari, S.; Wegner, A.; Thompson, L. G.; Gabrielli, P.

    2013-12-01

    Black carbon (BC) produced by the incomplete combustion of fossil and biofuels both amplifies mid-tropospheric atmospheric warming and decreases glacier surface albedo, and thus may influence regional climatic trends and water resource availability. The rapidly developing economies in Asia have been identified as significant sources of BC to the atmosphere on a continental scale in recent decades, but records available from this region to reconstruct BC concentrations spatially and temporally are limited. The analysis of BC preserved in glacier ice can provide a record of atmospheric BC content over time. We analyzed the Dasuopu Glacier ice core (Central Himalaya) for BC concentration at ~5 cm resolution using a Single Particle Soot Photometer (Droplet Measurement Technologies), and use the resultant record to describe trends in atmospheric BC from 1805 - 1943 AD. The Dasuopu ice core is unique because it was obtained at an exceptionally high elevation (7200 m a.s.l.) which may insolate it from local BC sources and reflect BC trends in a more mixed upper troposphere. Preliminary analysis of discrete sections shows that the Dasuopu ice core captures the seasonal BC deposition signal exceptionally well, with higher BC concentrations during winter-spring and lower concentrations during the summer monsoon season. Peak winter-spring concentrations pre-1890 are 10 ng g-1, increasing to as high as 30 ng g-1 during the 1890s - 1943. Additionally, background BC concentrations prior to 1890 are less than 0.5 ng g-1, and are consistently higher than 0.5 ng g-1 during the 1890s - 1943. The early 20th century BC increases are coincident with post-colonial industrialization of the Indian subcontinent. Preliminary results from the Dasuopu ice core highlight the utility of the BC record to detect perturbations in the carbon cycle at a regional scale, and the importance of an exceptionally high altitude location for detecting and preserving an atmospheric BC record. Future analyses

  9. Ciência, saúde e desenvolvimento: a doença de Chagas no Brasil (1943-1962

    Simone Petraglia Kropf

    2005-12-01

    Full Text Available Analisa o processo histórico de construção da doença de Chagas, descoberta em 1909, como entidade médica específica e problema de saúde pública no Brasil, focalizando a atuação de um posto de pesquisa do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, criado em 1943, no interior de Minas Gerais. Sugere que o trabalho realizado neste posto proporcionou um consenso básico para que a doença alcançasse legitimidade científica e social, e que os significados atribuídos à doença neste processo estiveram diretamente referidos aos debates sobre as relações entre ciência, saúde e desenvolvimento, no contexto da Segunda Guerra Mundial.

  10. The political-economic transition and the building of the welfare state in Spain (1975-1986

    Rafael Muñoz de Bustillo Llorente

    2008-12-01

    Full Text Available This article analyses the economic policy in Spain during the govern- ments of the Spanish political transition from 1975 to 1986. It considers the different areas of economic policy with special emphasis on the development of welfare state issues in this period. Taking into account the difficult economic and political situation in 1975, there were some important advances in social policy and progressive taxation during the period. The transition to democracy in Spain changed the role and size of the public sector above all from 1975 to 1986. The social demands over the political system were possible improvements in the progressive and redistributive policies in education, health, and social programs. Spain’s transition to democracy and the first period of welfare state show a mutually reinforcing and its consequences were the modernization of the Spanish economy. However, from 1986 the economic develop- ment and the progress of welfare state have had a different growth.Key words: Welfare state, Economic transition, Spain.

  11. 4. Activity report of the Nuclear Energy Agency. 1975

    Despite the many economic and related difficulties experienced throughout the OECD area during 1975, for nuclear power the year brought much promise, together with consolidation and some incouragement for the nuclear industry. 1975 saw a concentration of NEA's technical work on nuclear safety, radioactive waste management, and studies related to the nuclear fuel cycle. NEA's work on regulatory questions was also important. Besides NEA's substantial involvement in the preparation of Extension Agreements for the Halden and Dragon Reactor Projects and for the International Food Irradiation Project, as well as the Agreement to establish a research and development program at Eurochemic on high-activity waste treatment, the Agency has also been closely concerned with scientific and technological developments both within these Projects and in other areas

  12. Operation of the Karlsruhe Isochronous Cyclotron in 1975

    The operation of the Karlsruhe Isochronous Cyclotron in 1975 is briefly surveyed. The main reasons for a very short period for maintenance, repair and installation, and several additional efforts to improve the reliability of the accelerator installation, are discussed. The status and the results of several technical developments for the cyclotron are described: 1) the axial injection system; 2) computer aided cyclotron operation; 3) ion source development; 4) capacitive current measurement at the external beam; 5) new correction coils for the cyclotron; 6) improvement of the neutron time-of-flight spectrometer. As there is an increasing interest in using this type of accelerator for research in fields other than nuclear physics, it was felt appropriate to present short surveys on investigations at our cyclotron in 1975 in the fields of: 1) solid state physics; 2) engineering; 3) materials research; 4) nuclear medicine; 5) nuclear chemistry. (orig.)

  13. Bibliography of environmental research: ecosystems department, 1952--1975

    Vaughan, B E; Helbling, J. L.

    1975-12-01

    A bibliography of environmental research is presented which consists of items published between 1952 and mid-1975 by past and present staff members of the Ecosystems Dept., Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratories. The material is arranged by alphabetical listing of author. Under each author, publications are listed chronologically by publication date in the categories of: journal articles, books, reports, and patents. No indexes are included. (LCL)

  14. Arbovirus infections in several Ontario mammals, 1975-1980.

    Artsob, H; Spence, L; Th'ng, C; Lampotang, V; Johnston, D.; MacInnes, C; Matejka, F; Voigt, D; Watt, I

    1986-01-01

    Serological studies for arboviruses were conducted on 725 animal sera collected in 22 Ontario townships between 1975 and 1980 including 44 coyote (Canis latrans), 277 red fox (Vulpes vulpes), 192 raccoon (Procyon lotor) and 212 striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis). Hemagglutination inhibition antibodies to two flaviviruses, namely St. Louis encephalitis and Powassan were found in 50% of coyote, 47% of skunk, 26% of fox and 10% of raccoon sera. Similarly, hemagglutination inhibition antibodies to...

  15. Seabed Disposal Program. Annual report, January--December 1975

    This document is the report of the activities in the Seabed Disposal Program for CY 1975. A summary is given of the progress made to determine the feasibility of disposal of high-level solidified and encapsulated radioactive wastes into the deep seafloor. While a considerable amount of work remains to be done to assure safety and feasibility, no technological reasons have been presented that would preclude the possibility of successful disposal into submarine geologic media

  16. Proxy humanitarianism : Hong Kong's Vietnamese refugee crisis, 1975-79

    Yuen, Hong-kiu; 袁康翹

    2014-01-01

    Set against the backdrop of the Cold War and the declining British Empire, this thesis explores how the Hong Kong government handled the Vietnamese refugee crisis of the 1970s. The Vietnamese refugee influx started after the fall of Saigon in 1975 and temporarily stopped after the Geneva Conference on Indochinese refugees in 1979. Drawing extensively upon recently declassified files from the National Archives in London and the National Archives in Maryland, the thesis discusses several import...

  17. Mangrove forest distributions and dynamics in Madagascar (1975-2005)

    Giri, C.; Muhlhausen, J.

    2008-01-01

    Mangrove forests of Madagascar are declining, albeit at a much slower rate than the global average. The forests are declining due to conversion to other land uses and forest degradation. However, accurate and reliable information on their present distribution and their rates, causes, and consequences of change have not been available. Earlier studies used remotely sensed data to map and, in some cases, to monitor mangrove forests at a local scale. Nonetheless, a comprehensive national assessment and synthesis was lacking. We interpreted time-series satellite data of 1975, 1990, 2000, and 2005 using a hybrid supervised and unsupervised classification approach. Landsat data were geometrically corrected to an accuracy of ?? one-half pixel, an accuracy necessary for change analysis. We used a postclassification change detection approach. Our results showed that Madagascar lost 7% of mangrove forests from 1975 to 2005, to a present extent of ???2,797 km2. Deforestation rates and causes varied both spatially and temporally. The forests increased by 5.6% (212 km2) from 1975 to 1990, decreased by 14.3% (455 km 2) from 1990 to 2000, and decreased by 2.6% (73 km2) from 2000 to 2005. Similarly, major changes occurred in Bombekota Bay, Mahajamba Bay, the coast of Ambanja, the Tsiribihina River, and Cap St Vincent. The main factors responsible for mangrove deforestation include conversion to agriculture (35%), logging (16%), conversion to aquaculture (3%), and urban development (1%). ?? 2008 by MDPI.

  18. Organisation of biological research carried out in the United States by the A.E.C. or under her contract (1960)

    This report is based on information gathered in the course of a trip to the United States, in November and December 1958 which consisted chiefly of visits to the main biological and medical research laboratories and discussions with the heads of these establishments. A description is given of the general organisation of the Atomic Energy Commission's Division of Biology and Medicine, and of the distribution of responsibility for radiation protection work and for biological, medical and agricultural research amongst the various Services attached to it; this is followed by a more detailed account of the activities carried on in this field at the great national laboratories. Finally, the systems of collaboration set up with external research organisations in the form of research contracts are examined, together with the substantial help provided by the A.E.C. for biological, medical and agricultural research in general, owing to a systematic policy of subsidising the distribution of radioisotopes for this purpose. (author)

  19. Formerly utilized MED/AEC sites remedial action program. Radiological survey of the National Guard Armory at Washington Park, 52nd Street and Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, September 19, 1977-October 11, 1978

    A comprehensive radiological survey was conducted at the Illinois National Guard Armory at Washington Park in Chicago. This facility, used for uranium processing during the MED/AEC era, is now used as offices, classrooms, and storage and garage areas. Forty-two spots of contaminaton in nine rooms or areas exceeded the allowable limits for uranium as given in the ANSI Standard N13.12. In most instances, the contamination was found to be removable and available for transfer to other locations. However, under current use conditions, the potential for radiation exposure to occupants of this building from these sources of contamination is small. Concentrations of radon daughters in the air in the building, as measured by grab-sampling techniques, were less than the limit of 0.01 WL above background as given in the Surgeon General's Guidelines in 10 CFR 712. No long-lived radionuclides were detected in any air sample. Concentrations of radionuclides in soil samples collected around the facility indicated essentially background levels. The presumed maximum 50-year dose commitments from potential inhalation/ingestion of residual contamination were calculated to be 2.5 mrem to the lung, 0.51 mrem to the bone, 0.12 mrem to the kidney, and 0.031 mrem wholebody; each of these is less than 0.5% of the appropriate standards for an individual in an uncontrolled area. In order to rduce the potential for radiation exposure, remedial measures such as stabilization of the contamination in place would be applicable as a short-term measure. In order to reduce the risk in the event that building modifications take place in the future, health physics procedures and coverage are recommended. The long-term solution would involve dcontamination by removal of the radioactive residues from the 11 rooms or areas in the facility

  20. Annual report of the Department of Atomic Energy 1975-76

    The activities of the various constituent units of the Department of Atomic Energy such as the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Reactor Research Centre, Variable Energy Cyclotron, the power stations and a few others during the year 1975-76 are reported. The progress achieved in the field of atomic minerals, nuclear medicine, nuclear power, development of radioisotopes etc. are presented in detail. The responsibilities and achievements of the public sector undertakings under Department of Atomic Energy such as the Indian Rare Earth Ltd., Electronics Corporation of India Ltd., Uranium Corporation of India Ltd., are highlighted. Other activities such as planning and execution, economic and personnel health aspects, international relations etc. are also mentioned. (A.K.)

  1. Apertura y Eficiencia Productiva: La Industria Chilena, 1975-1988 Apertura y Eficiencia Productiva: La Industria Chilena, 1975-1988

    Enrique Román

    1993-03-01

    Full Text Available Apertura y Eficiencia Productiva: La Industria Chilena, 1975-1988 The results of Chile's profound economic liberalizations remain the subject of ongoing debate. Using the Total Factor Productivity approach (TFP; we review the industrial sector performance during the 1975-1988 period. Our analysis shows that greater competitiveness dictated by economic liberalization was not accomplished through technical change but, rather, through intensive factor use (1976-81, or extensive factor use (1984-88. After exhaustion of the "easy phase", new levels of productive efficiency necessitated technical innovation, that is, investment in equipment, training. and reorganization of productive processes. However, after the 1982-83 crisis, firms did not follow this path: previous financial stress and low wage costs determined a growth path based on extensive use of labor, thereby delaying technological modernization of the industrial sector.

  2. SU-E-I-91: Reproducibility in Prescribed Dose in AEC CT Scans Due to Table Height, Patient Size, and Localizer Acquisition Order

    Purpose: In CT scanners, the automatic exposure control (AEC) tube current prescription depends on the acquired prescan localizer image(s). The purpose of this study was to quantify the effect that table height, patient size, and localizer acquisition order may have on the reproducibility in prescribed dose. Methods: Three phantoms were used for this study: the Mercury Phantom (comprises three tapered and four uniform regions of polyethylene 16, 23, 30, and 37 cm in diameter), acrylic sheets, and an adult anthropomorphic phantom. Phantoms were positioned per clinical protocol by our chief CT technologist or broader symmetry. Using a GE Discovery CT750HD scanner, a lateral (LAT) and posterior-anterior (PA) localizer was acquired for each phantom at different table heights. AEC scan acquisitions were prescribed for each combination of phantom, localizer orientation, and table height; the displayed volume CTDI was recorded for each. Results were analyzed versus table height. Results: For the two largest Mercury Phantom section scans based on the PA localizer, the percent change in volume CTDI from ideal were at least 20% lower and 35% greater for table heights 4 cm above and 4 cm below proper centering, respectively. For scans based on the LAT localizer, the percent change in volume CTDI from ideal were no greater than 12% different for 4 cm differences in table height. The properly centered PA and LAT localizer-based volume CTDI values were within 13% of each other. Conclusion: Since uncertainty in vertical patient positioning is inherently greater than lateral positioning and because the variability in dose exceeds any dose penalties incurred, the LAT localizer should be used to precisely and reproducibly deliver the intended amount of radiation prescribed by CT protocols. CT protocols can be adjusted to minimize the expected change in average patient dose

  3. Formerly utilized MED/AEC sites remedial action program. Radiological survey of the West Stands, New Chemistry Lab and Annex, and Ricketts Laboratory, the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, August 31-September 2, 1977

    A radiological survey was conducted at the former locations of the West Stands, the New Chemistry Lab and Annex, and Ricketts Laboratory at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. General radiochemistry and/or physics research for the MED/AEC program was performed at these sites during the 1940s. The buildings have since been razed. The survey was undertaken to determine the presence of any radionuclides remaining from the MED/AEC operations that could have been spilled or released from the former structures. Environmental soil samples (corings) were collected from the areas where the West Stands, New Chemistry Lab and Annex, and Ricketts Laboratory once stood. The soil corings were taken at what appeared to be undisturbed locations near the sites of the three former facilities. Analyses of the soil corings included determination of the concentrations of 137Cs, the 232Th decay chain, the 226Ra decay chain, and uranium in the soil. The levels of uranium and the 226Ra decay chain found in the samples indicated that no concentrations above natural background levels were present. Slightly elevated levels of 60Co were found in soil taken from the top 5 cm of the ground at two sampling sites, but this activity was presumed to have been traceable to induced activity from contaminated stainless steel that had been stored in the area during operations not related to MED/AEC activities. No increased radiation dose attributable to exposure to residual radioactivity from MED/AEC activities is expected

  4. Frit Danmark og De frie Danskes ideologiske og moralske grundantagelser - En undersøgelse af to illegale blade, august 1943 til maj 1945

    Buchalska, André; Pedersen, Emil

    2015-01-01

    This project addresses the two danish illegal papers Frit Danmark and De frie Danske in the period August 1943 to May 1945 under the German occupation of Denmark. The project examines the moral and ideological assumptions expressed explicit and implicit in the papers and furthermore identifies some dilemmas. As an underlying methodological inspiration the project apply elements of hermeneutic interpretation. The moral and ideological assumptions are structured around four main themes and the ...

  5. Percorsi tra tradizione e modernità  all'interno dell'universo femminile nel cinema di regime (1929-1943)

    Nicoletto, Meris

    2013-01-01

    Title: Paths Through Tradition and Modernity in the Female Universe of Fascist Regime Cinema (1929-1943) Examining critical studies about women in Fascist Regime cinema, we discover that there are only a few publication and biographical essays on the diva phenomenon (divismo). Some studies, useful but quite peripheral, deal with the various socio-cultural aspects of the filmic production under Fascism. No critical space is devoted to women, when in fact women were true protagonists of th...

  6. Notas históricas e índices generales (1943-1994) de la revista zoológica española “Graellsia”

    Sanchiz, B.; Martín, C.

    1997-01-01

    A brief historical introduction of the Spanish zoological journal “Graellsia”, and the general thematic indexes for its first 50 volumes (1943-1994) are presented. The indexes that have been compiled include exhaustive lists of the authors, genera, families, new taxa, Spanish and Portugese provinces, islands, and political countries, as mentioned in the 821 published articles. More than 6.800 genera, including synonyms, have been indexed, and represent a large fraction of the known Spanish fa...

  7. Thermal effects on aquatic organisms. Annotated bibliography of the 1975 literature

    Abstracts are presented of 716 papers published during 1975 concerning thermal effects on aquatic organisms. Indexes are included for author, subject category, geographic location, toxon, title, and keywords

  8. Hydrography of Onslow Bay, North Carolina: September 1975 (OBIS II)

    Atkinson, L.P.; Singer, J.J.; Dunstan, W.M.; Pietrafesa, L.J.

    1975-09-01

    Data collected during studies of Onslow Bay, off the North Carolina coast during cruises during September, 1975, are reported. Current meters and thermography were placed at depths of 10 and 22 m along the 28 m isobath in the northeastern and southwestern sectors of the Bay. Data are included on wind turbulence and velocity; seawater salinity and temperature at various depths; the content of nitrates, phosphates, silicate, oxygen, chlorophyll, and phytoplankton biomass at various depths. Hydrographic and meteorologic conditions during the cruises are included. (CH)

  9. Superconducting magnet development program progress report, July 1974--June 1975

    During FY 1975, the superconducting magnet development program at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory was primarily directed toward the development of multifilamentary Nb3Sn conductor for large CTR machines. It was secondarily concerned with preliminary work for the MX experiment and with the acquisition of additional testing facilities. Among the significant achievements was the construction and operation of a 27-cm-bore coil to its short-sample limit of 7-T at the windings. The coil was wound with a 100-m length of 67,507-filament Nb3Sn conductor

  10. The Swedish Research Councils' Laboratory progress report for 1975

    The Swedish Research Councils' Laboratory herewith presents its progress report for 1975. The report summarizes the current projects carried out by the research groups working at the laboratory. The very efficient assistance of the staff of the laboratory is greatfully acknowledged. The laboratory has been financially supported by the Atomic Research Council, the Medical Research Council, the Natural Science Research Council, and the Board of Technical Development. Valuable support in various ways has also been given by the Atomic Energy Company (AB Atomenergi). (author)

  11. Indexes to Commission issuances, October 8, 1956--January 18, 1975

    The document contains digests and indexes for regulatory decisions of the Atomic Energy Commission and its hearing examiners rendered under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 and published in ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION REPORTS, Volumes 1 through 8 covering 1956 through January 1975. Information elements common to the cases heard and ruled upon are (1) case names (owners of facility); (2) name of facility, docket number; (3) type of hearing (for construction permit, operating license, etc.); (4) issues raised by appellants; (5) issuance number; (6) type of issuance (memorandum, order, decision, etc.); (7) issuance pagination; (8) legal citations (cases, regulations, and statutes); and (9) subject matter of issues and/or rulings

  12. Annual report of the Metallurgy Division - period ending December 1975

    The R and D activities of the Metallurgy Division of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay (India) during 1975 are described. Some of the R and D programmes of particular interest to nuclear technology are: (1) flowsheet development for the production of rare metals and alloys of nuclear use e.g. hafnium, beryllium, zirconium (2) metallurgical, irradiation hardening and corrosion studies on Zr and Zr-base alloys and (3) studies of nuclear ceramic materials such as UO2 and beryllia. (M.G.B.)

  13. Application of atomic energy in agriculture, annual report 1975

    Activities over the year 1975 are reviewed in the annual report for the entire research programme comprising: primary radiation effects in inert and biological material, dose fractionation effect in Saintpaulia, adventitious bud technique in mutation breeding, mutation research in potatoes, protein improvements in peas and maize, disease resistance in tomatoes, pepper, wheat and barley, food preservation, radiation genetics of insect pests, genetics of higher plants, soil-plant studies, element behaviour in the soil and water environment, heavy metals in plants and soils, development of methods and instruments

  14. Improvement in PWR flexibility the french program 1975-1995

    Between 1975 and 1985, a substantial effort was launched in France to greatly improve PWR's flexibility, resulting in the current situation where both frequency control and load follow are now routinely performed on most plants in operation. Based on rapidly accumulating operational experience and on all expertise acquired in the past decade, a second-generation core control strategy is now being finalized for application on all future 1400 MW plants (with commercial operation scheduled in 1992 for first unit). This 20-year program is discussed

  15. Occupational radiation exposure at NRC-licensed facilities, 1975

    By letter dated August 25, 1976, licensees of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission were requested to submit, as a voluntary one-time action, a statistical summary report of whole-body personnel monitoring results for their activities during 1975. This report presents these personnel monitoring data in the form of tables and log-probability plots that facilitate evaluation and comparison of the data. Licensee estimates of the effort (man-hours and total cost) expended in preparing the statistical summary report are also presented

  16. Risk Perception and Its Foundation among Swedish Individuals Occupationally Exposed to Air Pollutants and Chemicals: A Comparison of 1975 and 2011

    Linda Schenk

    2013-01-01

    Although work environment conditions have improved much in the last decades, occupational exposures to chemicals and air pollutants still cause adverse health effects. The risk perception of occupational exposures to hazardous substances and the motivations for it have been investigated through a questionnaire study. These results have also been compared to previous studies performed by the largest trade union confederation in Sweden in 1975. In the current survey, 30% of the respondents beli...

  17. Health physics and safety in JAERI, No. 18

    In the annual report No.18 (fiscal 1975), the activities of health physics and safety in the Tokyo Office, Tokai Research Establishment, Takasaki Radiation Chemistry Research Establishment, and Oarai Research Establishment are described. (auth.)

  18. Mortality of a cohort of workers in the styrene-butadiene polymer manufacturing industry (1943-1982)

    Matanoski, G.M.; Santos-Burgoa, C.; Schwartz, L. (Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD (USA))

    1990-06-01

    A cohort of 12,110 male workers employed 1 or more years in eight styrene-butadiene polymer (SBR) manufacturing plants in the United States and Canada has been followed for mortality over a 40-year period, 1943 to 1982. The all-cause mortality of these workers was low (standardized mortality ratio (SMR) = 0.81) compared to that of the general population. However, some specific sites of cancers had SMRs that exceeded 1.00. These sites were then examined by major work divisions. The sites of interest included leukemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in whites. The SMRs for cancers of the digestive tract were higher than expected, especially esophageal cancer in whites and stomach cancer in blacks. The SMR for arteriosclerotic heart disease in black workers was significantly higher than would be expected based on general population rates. Employees were assigned to a work area based on job longest held. The SMRs for specific diseases differed by work area. Production workers showed increased SMRs for hematologic neoplasms and maintenance workers, for digestive cancers. A significant excess SMR for arteriosclerotic heart disease occurred only in black maintenance workers, although excess mortality from this disease occurred in blacks regardless of where they worked the longest. A significant excess SMR for rheumatic heart disease was associated with work in the combined, all-other work areas. For many causes of death, there were significant deficits in the SMRs.

  19. Energy availabilities for state and local development: 1975 data volume

    Mills, J.B.; Rice, P.L.; Vogt, D.P.

    1980-01-01

    The supply, demand, and net imports of seven fuel types of four final consuming sectors for Bureau of Economic Analysis Areas (BEAs), states, census regions, and the nation in 1975 are presented. The data are formatted to present regional energy availability from primary extraction as well as from regional transformation processes. Extensive tables depict energy balances between availability and use for each specific fuel. In keeping with the Metric Conversion Act of 1975, this volume is reported in joules rather than in Btu's. The objective of this series is to provide a consistent base of historic and projected energy information within a standard format. Such a framework should aid regional policymakers in their consideration of regional-growth issues that may be influenced by the regional energy system. For analysis of specific regions, however, this basic data should be supplemented by additional information which only the local policy analyst can bring to bear in his assessment of the energy conditions that characterize his region.

  20. CSNI International standard problems (ISP): brief descriptions (1975-1997)

    Over the last twenty years (1975-1999) the NEA Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) has sponsored more than forty International Standard Problems (ISPs) in the fields of in-vessel thermal-hydraulic behaviour, fuel behaviour under accident conditions, fission product release and transport, core/concrete interactions, hydrogen distribution and mixing, containment thermal-hydraulic, and iodine behaviour in the containment. ISPs are comparative exercises in which predictions of different computer codes for a given physical problem are compared with each other or with the results of a carefully controlled experimental study. The main goal of ISP exercises is to increase confidence in the validity and accuracy of analytical tools or testing procedures which are needed in warranting the safety of nuclear installations, and to demonstrate the competence of involved institutions. ISP exercises are performed as 'open' or 'blind' problems. The main characteristics of 41 ISPs completed between 1975 and 1999, and 3 containment analysis standard problems (CASPs) are briefly presented

  1. Road Traffic Noise Exposure in Gothenburg 1975–2010

    Ögren, Mikael; Barregard, Lars

    2016-01-01

    Traffic noise exposure within a city varies over time and space. In this study, we developed a modified noise calculation method and used this method together with population and traffic data to estimate the time trend of noise exposure for the population in Gothenburg, Sweden, from 1975 to 2010. The noise calculation method was based on the standard Nordic method for road traffic noise with modifications using area-level statistics for population and building structures instead of precise geocoding of each inhabitant. Noise emission per vehicle was assumed to be constant over the period. The results show an increase in noise exposure over time. The number of inhabitants exposed at an equivalent level above 55 dB increased from 93000 to 146000 inhabitants between 1975 and 2010, and the percentage of the population exposed at this level increased from 22% to 29% over the same period. Traffic increase (1.4% per year) and population increase/concentration (0.50% per year) were approximately equally important factors behind this increase in exposure. PMID:27171440

  2. Zooplankton and other data from net casts in the Gulf of Alaska from the SURVEYOR as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 30 September 1975 to 24 October 1975 (NODC Accession 7601809)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Zooplankton and other data were collected from net casts in the Gulf of Alaska from the SURVEYOR from 30 September 1975 to 24 October 1975. Data were collected by...

  3. Zooplankton and other data from net casts from the NOAA Ship DISCOVERER as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 18 May 1975 to 20 June 1975 (NODC Accession 7601619)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Zooplankton and other data were collected from net casts from the NOAA Ship DISCOVERER from 18 May 1975 to 20 June 1975. Data were collected by the University of...

  4. Zooplankton and other data from net casts from the DISCOVERER as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 15 August 1975 to 26 August 1975 (NODC Accession 7601521)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Zooplankton and other data were collected from net casts from the DISCOVERER from 15 August 1975 to 26 August 1975. Data were collected by the University of Alaska...

  5. Zooplankton and other data from net casts from the NOAA Ship MILLER FREEMAN as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 12 November 1975 to 26 November 1975 (NODC Accession 7601620)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Zooplankton and other data were collected from net casts from the NOAA Ship MILLER FREEMAN from 12 November 1975 to 26 November 1975. Data were collected by the...

  6. Physical and other data from bottle and CTD casts from the NOAA Ship DISCOVERER as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 15 May 1975 to 30 May 1975 (NODC Accession 7601550)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Physical and other data were collected from bottle and CTD casts from the NOAA Ship DISCOVERER from 15 May 1975 to 30 May 1975. Data were collected by the...

  7. Oceanographic Station Data and temperature profiles from XBT and bottle casts from the DOLPHIN as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) from 03 December 1975 to 06 December 1975 (NODC Accession 7600754)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Oceanographic Station Data and temperature profiles were collected from XBT and bottle casts from the DOLPHIN from 03 December 1975 to 06 December 1975. Data were...

  8. Oceanographic Station, temperature profiles, and other data from XBT and bottle casts from the DOLPHIN as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) from 17 January 1975 to 10 April 1975 (NODC Accession 7500672)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Oceanographic Station, temperature profiles, and other data were collected from XBT and bottle casts from the DOLPHIN from 17 January 1975 to 10 April 1975. Data...

  9. Zooplankton and other data from net casts in Prince William Sound from NOAA Ship SURVEYOR as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 1975-10-03 to 1975-10-10 (NCEI Accession 7601873)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Zooplankton and other data were collected from net casts in Prince William Sound from the SURVEYOR from 03 October 1975 to 10 October 1975. Data were collected by...

  10. Marine animal sighting and census data from aircraft and other platforms as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 12 May 1975 to 22 August 1975 (NODC Accession 7601354)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Marine animal sighting and census data were collected from aircraft and other platforms from 12 May 1975 to 22 August 1975. Data were collected by the Institute of...

  11. Temperature profile data collected using XBT and BT casts in the North Atlantic Ocean from NOAA Ship RESEARCHER from 09 July 1975 to 28 July 1975 (NODC Accession 8600278)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Temperature profile data were collected using XBT and BT casts from the NOAA Ship RESEARCHER in the North Atlantic Ocean from 09 July 1975 to 28 July 1975. Data...

  12. Fish survey, fishing duration, and other data from net trawls from the NORTH PACIFIC as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 25 April 1975 to 07 August 1975 (NODC Accession 7601822)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Fish survey, fishing duration, and other data were collected from net trawls from the NORTH PACIFIC from 25 April 1975 to 07 August 1975. Data were collected by the...

  13. Fish survey, fishing duration, and other data from net trawls in the Gulf of Alaska from the NORTH PACIFIC as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 03 May 1975 to 07 August 1975 (NODC Accession 7601885)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Fish survey, fishing duration, and other data were collected from net trawls in the Gulf of Alaska from the NORTH PACIFIC from 03 May 1975 to 07 August 1975. Data...

  14. Fish survey, fishing duration, and other data from net trawls in the Gulf of Alaska from the NORTH PACIFIC as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 03 May 1975 to 07 August 1975 (NODC Accession 7601886)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Fish survey, fishing duration, and other data were collected from net trawls in the Gulf of Alaska from the NORTH PACIFIC from 03 May 1975 to 07 August 1975. Data...

  15. Fish survey, fishing duration, and other data from helicopter in the Beaufort Sea as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 31 July 1975 to 22 September 1975 (NODC Accession 7601929)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Fish survey, fishing duration, and other data were collected from helicopter in the Beaufort Sea from 31 July 1975 to 22 September 1975. Data were submitted by the...

  16. Temperature profiles from XBT casts from the DELTA SUD as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project from 22 March 1975 to 27 April 1975 (NODC Accession 7500653)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Temperature profiles were collected from XBT casts from the DELTA SUD from 22 March 1975 to 27 April 1975. Data were collected by the Delta Steamship Co. as part of...

  17. Temperature profiles from XBT casts from the DELTA SUD and other platforms as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project from 09 August 1975 to 02 October 1975 (NODC Accession 7501218)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Temperature profiles were collected from XBT casts from the DELTA SUD and other platforms from 09 August 1975 to 02 October 1975. Data were collected by the Delta...

  18. Temperature profiles from XBT casts from the DELTA SUD as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project from 09 February 1975 to 16 March 1975 (NODC Accession 7500643)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Temperature profiles were collected from XBT casts from the DELTA SUD from 09 February 1975 to 16 March 1975. Data were collected by the Delta Steamship Co. as part...

  19. Temperature profiles from XBT casts from the DELTA SUD as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) project from 01 January 1975 to 01 February 1975 (NODC Accession 7500154)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Temperature profiles were collected from XBT casts from the DELTA SUD from 01 January 1975 to 01 February 1975. Data were collected by the Delta Steamship Co. as...

  20. Marine bird sighting and other data from platforms in the Beaufort Sea as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 11 June 1975 to 05 September 1975 (NODC Accession 7601518)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Marine bird sighting and other data were collected from platforms in the Beaufort Sea from 11 June 1975 to 05 September 1975. Data were collected by the University...

  1. Marine bird habitat and other data from aircraft as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 13 October 1975 to 27 October 1975 (NODC Accession 7700037)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Marine bird habitat and other data were collected from aircraft from 13 October 1975 to 27 October 1975. Data were collected by the Alaska State Department of Fish...

  2. Water physical and chemical data from current meter and bottle casts from the COLUMBUS ISELIN as part of the Ocean Continental Shelf - Mid Atlantic (OCS - Mid Atlantic) project, 27 October 1975 - 06 November 1975 (NODC Accession 7700454)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Water physical and chemical data were collected using current meter and bottle casts from the COLUMBUS ISELIN from October 27, 1975 to November 6, 1975. Data were...

  3. Benthic organism and other data from net casts from the MILLER FREEMAN as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 16 August 1975 to 20 October 1975 (NODC Accession 7601834)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Benthic organism and other data were collected from net casts from the MILLER FREEMAN from 16 August 1975 to 20 October 1975. Data were collected by the University...

  4. Oceanographic Station Data and temperature profiles from bottle and XBT casts from the DOLPHIN as part of the Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment and Prediction (MARMAP) from 31 August 1975 to 19 September 1975 (NODC Accession 7600375)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Oceanographic Station Data and temperature profiles were collected from bottle and XBT casts from the DOLPHIN from 31 August 1975 to 19 September 1975. Data were...

  5. PERSPECTIVE FOR SUGGESTION ABOUT COMMUNICATION PLAN / STRATEGY OF THAILAND USING FOR ASEAN ONE COMMUNITY RELEVANT TO THE 3 PILLARS: APSC, AEC, AND ASCC

    Nattanun Siricharoen

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available ASEAN leaders agreed to shorten the time to establish and integration of the ASEAN Community by year 2015; the community has been divided into 3 different communities which are ASEAN Political-Security Community-APSC, ASEAN Economic Community-AEC, ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community-ASCC. A communication plan is significant in order to achieve common understanding. With well understood, ASEAN’s activities can be of considerable advantage to every country. Thailand’s government policy has focused on preparing the country to become an ASEAN member in 2015 through its national development strategies to build and strengthen the economy, social and cultural affairs, and international trade. Strategy for Thailand in the ASEAN One Community are Education, in this paper provides the case studies of how Thai University prepare the Thai students for year 2015 to become ASEAN one community. Three Thai University are mentioned in this paper are Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University: STOU, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce: UTCC and Huachiew Chalermprakiet University: HCU. This examples show that there are approaches to teaching and learning to prepare people for ASEAN by offering 4 main skills to step into ASEAN and a future career in KCCM: Knowledge, Communication Skill, Creativity, and Morality.

  6. A Robust Adaptive Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC for Hands-free Communications using a Low Computational Cost Algorithm in Frequency Domain

    Azeddine Wahbi

    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available This study presents a new algorithm for cancelling the acoustic echo, which is a major problem for hands-free communications. The proposed adaptive Acoustic Echo Canceller algorithm is designed and developed using a digital signal processing technique in frequency domain. The main scope of this study is to implement this module, benefiting the advantage of circular convolution properties and Fast Fourier Transform (FFT with high computation speed in frequency domain rather than adaptive algorithms Normalized Least Mean Square (NLMS and Recursive Least Square (RLS in time domain with high complexity, also the simplicity of the implementation using SIMULINK programming. The results obtained at the simulation level prove the module behavior for cancellation of echo for hands free communications using adaptive algorithm frequency domain. Nevertheless, our algorithm shows more performances in terms of convergence and complexity. Our algorithm has been verified using the ERLE criteria to measure the attenuation of the echo signal at the output of an AEC; at this level we obtained the best values according to IUT-T recommendation G.168.

  7. Public Health Service Safety Program

    Off-Site Radiological Safety Programs conducted on past Plowshare experimental projects by the Southwestern Radiological Health Laboratory for the AEC will be presented. Emphasis will be placed on the evaluation of the potential radiation hazard to off-site residents, the development of an appropriate safety plan, pre- and post-shot surveillance activities, and the necessity for a comprehensive and continuing community relations program. In consideration of the possible wide use of nuclear explosives in industrial applications, a new approach to off-site radiological safety will be discussed. (author)

  8. Annual environmental monitoring report, January--December 1975

    Environmental monitoring results continue to demonstrate that, except for penetrating radiation, environmental radiological impact due to SLAC operation is not distinguishable from natural environmental sources. During 1975 the maximum neutron dose near the site boundary was 15.8 mrem. This represents about 16 percent of the annual dose from natural sources at this elevation and 3.2 percent of the technical standard of 500 mrem per person annually. There have been no measurable increases in radioactivity in ground water attributable to SLAC operations. Airborne radioactivity released from SLAC also continues to make only a negligible environmental impact and results in a site boundary annual dose of less than 2.4 mrem, which represents less than 2.4 percent of the annual dose from the natural radiation environment and about 0.5 percent of the technical standard

  9. French uranium mines and miners from 1945 to 1975

    The author proposes an historical review of the French uranium mining activity, and more particularly of its actors from 1945 to 1975 with the creation of the CEA and of its different departments, and their successive managers. CEA teams explored several countries but also exploit uranium ores in France (275 tons in 1956). After a continuous development until 1962, an important discovery in Niger, the activity in France faced great difficulties between 1970 and 1973, just before knowing great time due to the French electronuclear program (1974-1980), and to the strong increase of the uranium market. The first oil crisis was still a benefit, but the third oil crisis (1980) caused a reduction of power plant commissioning

  10. Education for Social Change. Peru 1972-1975

    Patricia Oliart

    2013-08-01

    Full Text Available The education reform implemented by the military regime of Juan Velasco (1968-1975 in Peru was the result of the alliance between a progressive branch of the armed forces and a group of cosmopolitan intellectuals influenced by radical pedagogy from the 60s and 70s, but also loyal to a long progressive tradition in education from Peru and Latin America. Analysis of this truncated project brings to light critical debates about politics and ideology in education and resonates with contemporary discussions about development and post development studies. The contemporary significance of the 1972 education reform is that its legacy, embodied in conspicuous members of the education community, played a role in the application of the neoliberal reforms in education in Peru in the 1990s, and helped envision a consensual educational project for the future.

  11. About the article by S. S. Liberman and N. V. Pokrovskaya on the thermal biology of Lacerta agilis (1943

    Cherlin Vladimir

    2014-11-01

    Full Text Available More than seventy years ago in 1943 Zoological Journal (Moscow published the article “Materials on the ecology of Lacerta agilis”, by S. S. Liberman and N. V. Pokrovskaya that was prepared under the supervision of A.M.Sergeev. This article can be rightly considered as the first basic work in the field of reptile’s thermal biology, as it was published one year earlier than the well-known paper by R. B. Cowles and Ch. M. Bogert (Cowles, Bogert, 1944, which now is considered to be the beginning of this direction of scientific research. But the scientific importance of this paper is not less than that of Cowles and Bogert. In the first part of this paper, the authors described temperature live conditions in Lacerta agilis and their thermal endurance, in the second part – the peculiarities of their breeding and development of eggs. Both parts are equally interesting and qualitative as well as methodically correct. The authors used the complex of terms and concepts, that later became basic in reptile’s thermal biology. They studied the complete daily course of body temperatures in these lizards, for the first time they paid attention to the fact, that during the period of full activity of lizards their body temperature is almost stable. In this article some very important innovations were proposed, in particular, measuring body temperature instead of that of the soil. Unfortunately, some of these innovations (the description of activity statuses, using the mode for definition of preferred temperatures, etc.. were not applied by other researchers. In this paper the brief biographic information about S. S. Liberman and A. M. Sergeev is given. The data about N. V. Pokrovskaya has not found

  12. Energy balances of OECD countries, 1973-1975

    Analysis of energy problems requires a comprehensive presentation of basic statistics in original units such as tons of coal and kilowatt hours of electricity. The usefulness of such basic data, can be considerably improved by expressing them in a single common unit suitable for uses such as estimation of total energy requirements, forecasting and the study of substitution and conservation. The first major attempt by the OECD to meet such requirements was the publication of Energy Balances of OECD Countries 1960/1974 in April 1976. This provided standardized energy balance sheets expressed in a common unit of tons of oil equivalent for all OECD countries. The energy balances in the present volume for the years 1973-1975, are based on data recently published in 'Energy Statistics 1973-1975'. The only exception is 'non-commercial fuels' which come from national sources. The methodology used is essentially the same as that used in producing the first volume, but some minor changes have been made to accomodate revisions in the content and presentation of the basic statistics and to provide more detail on final consumption by sector. The approach adopted in converting the basic data to a common unit is that sometimes known as a 'partial substitution model'. In this model coal and gas are expressed in terms of the quantity of oil which gives the same amount of heat, whereas hydro and nuclear electricity are expressed in terms of the hypothetical amount of oil which would be needed to produce the same amount of electricity in existing conventional thermal power plants

  13. Measurement of the adenylate energy charge in Nereis diversicolor and Nephtys sp. (Polychaeta: Annelida): evaluation of the usefulness of AEC in pollution monitoring

    Verschraegen, K.; Herman, P.M.J.; Van Gansbeke, D.; Braeckman, A.

    1985-01-01

    ATP-content and adenylate energy charge (AEC) ratios were determined in two polychaete species (Nereis diversicolor and Nephtys sp.), sampled in ten stations along the heavily polluted Western Scheldt estuary (N. Belgium, S. Holland). The samples were taken between 27 December 1982 and 6 January 1983. Nereis diversicolor was also sampled in an unpolluted brackish water pond, and subjected to artificial stress by drying the organisms on filter paper. Adenine nucleotide levels were determined u...

  14. An Evaluation of Indonesian Capital Market Co-integration with ASEAN 4 to Enter the ASEAN Capital Market Integration in Accordance to ASEAN Economic Community (AEC 2020 Scheme: Should Indonesia Enter or Postpone?

    Barli Suryanta

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN Economic Community (AEC 2020 has already been declared on 7 October 2003 by ASEAN Concord II in Bali, Indonesia. In general, AEC was designed to prepare ASEAN countries for ASEAN economic integration within the next 10-15 year. ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA had actually been launched since 1992 though was not comprehensive enough and kept ASEAN only partially integrated. To overcome it, ASEAN proposed inancial integration through capital market integration based on AEC commitment in order to reach comprehensive ASEAN economic integration. Indonesia is one of the ASEAN members that is linked by AEC 2020. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate Indonesian capital market co-integration in entering the ASEAN capital market integration compared to those of ASEAN 4. To examine the notion of the Indonesian capital market integration within ASEAN region, cointegration model is utilised to igure out co-integration between Indonesian stock market indices and ASEAN 4, i.e., Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. In addition, Vector Auto-regression (VAR model is also utilised to examine Indonesian market returns co-movement and dynamic link with ASEAN 4. The conclusions of this research, i.e. co-integration between Indonesian capital market with Singaporean, Malaysian, Philippines, and Thailand does not exist; there is neither co-movement nor strong dynamic link between Indonesian capital market with those of Singaporean, Malaysian, Philippines, and Thailand. This paper also recommends Indonesia to postpone the integration of its capital market into the integrated ASEAN capital market.

  15. El intervencionismo estatal en el espacio provincial. Construcción de políticas laborales en Córdoba, 1930-1943

    Ortiz Bergia, María José

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available The objective of this paper is to analyze the labour policies of the government of Córdoba in the thirties, with the focus on explaining the early process of institutionalization of state intervention in the labour troubles between 1930 and 1943. By means of this study, we intend to give an account of the specificity of the province as regards the process of institutional changes that took place in the prePeronist period in Argentina. The specific political context, characterized by the validity of democratic political practices that explain the course of development of social policies in Córdoba, will be taken into account.

  16. “The Black Man in the White Man’s Court”: Mandela at Wits University, South Africa, 1943-1949

    Ramoupi, Neo Lekgotla Laga

    2016-01-01

    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was 24 years old when he enrolled for his Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa at the beginning of 1943. Mandela was the only African in the Law Faculty at Wits and suffered racism from both the white student body and faculty during the years he spent in pursuit of this degree. On July 20, 2015, Professor Bruce Murray of Wits presented a paper entitled “Nelson Mandela and Wits University”3 that the Sunda...

  17. El intervencionismo estatal en el espacio provincial. Construcción de políticas laborales en Córdoba, 1930-1943

    Ortiz Bergia, María José

    2009-01-01

    The objective of this paper is to analyze the labour policies of the government of Córdoba in the thirties, with the focus on explaining the early process of institutionalization of state intervention in the labour troubles between 1930 and 1943. By means of this study, we intend to give an account of the specificity of the province as regards the process of institutional changes that took place in the prePeronist period in Argentina. The specific political context, characterized by the valid...

  18. La producción escrita del Departamento de Psicología en la Universidad de Puerto Rico entre 1924-1943: Estudio preliminar

    Sofía González-Rivera

    2013-01-01

    Este trabajo esboza los hallazgos iniciales de una investigación dirigida a identificar y contextualizar la psicología que practicaron aquellos que laboraron a principios del siglo XX en el primer Departamento de Psicología en Puerto Rico. A través de una revisión histórica de  documentación oficial universitaria y producción escrita de quienes laboraron en dicho departamento se especifican características de la disciplina entre 1924-1943. El contexto socio-político es tomado en consideración...

  19. CONTINUIDADES Y RUPTURAS EN TORNO A LA JUSTICIA SOCIAL DURANTE EL PRIMER PERONISMO EN SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA (1943-1955)

    María Cecilia Erbetta

    2011-01-01

    RESUMEN. En este trabajo nos proponemos analizar al peronismo en la provincia de Santiago del Estero a partir de una mirada que pretende desentrañar el modo en el que se entrelazaron los espacios provincial y nacional entre 1943 y 1955, y situar su particularidad entre lo nuevo y lo viejo. En otras palabras, creemos que el espacio político santiagueño, hegemonizado por el peronismo casi desde su irrupción como tal, posee una dinámica en la que las fronteras espaciales, entre el ámbito provinc...

  20. Index to AEC Information Booklets

    None

    1978-01-01

    The U. S. Atomic Energy Commission publishes a series of information booklets for the general public. These booklets explain many aspects of nuclear science. Because these booklets cover such a variety of scientific fields, this index was prepared to help the reader find quickly those booklets that contain the information he needs.

  1. Radiochemistry Research: Progress Report, October 1, 1974 to September 30, 1975

    Rowland, F. S.

    1975-01-01

    A major effort has been made this year to pursue details of the effects of the chlorofluoromethanes in the environment. The AEC report written in September, 1974, was revised and published as a review article in Reviews of Geophysics and Space Physics. A shorter description was published in the New Scientist in December, 1974. Three additional papers were published on the stratospheric chlorine problem. Testimony was provided at various hearings.

  2. Radiochemistry research: Progress report, October 1, 1974 to September 30, 1975

    A major effort has been made this year to pursue details of the effects of the chlorofluoromethanes in the environment. The AEC report written in September, 1974, was revised and published as a review article in Reviews of Geophysics and Space Physics. A shorter description was published in the New Scientist in December, 1974. Three additional papers were published on the stratospheric chlorine problem. Testimony was provided at various hearings

  3. [Law No. 75-17 of 17 January 1975, concerning the voluntary termination of pregnancy].

    1975-01-18

    This is the actual text of the French law No. 75-17 of January 17, 1975 legalizing abortion. Abortion must be performed within the 10th week of pregnancy, by a doctor, in a private or public hospital. The woman requiring abortion must be advised about complications, adoption law, and state financial help to wed- or unwed mothers. A counseling session with a social worker is obligatory; after that the woman must give her written consent to the operation. Parents' permission is required in case of a minor. Doctors and nurses can refuse to practice, or assist in, abortions, in which case they must immediately notify the woman. After the procedure the woman must be given contraceptive information and help. Therapeutic abortion can be performed at any time during pregnancy with a written statement, by 2 doctors indicating that pregnancy could negatively affect the mental and physical health of the mother, or that the newborn would not be healthy. Legal abortion does not in any way replace fertility control. PMID:12222403

  4. A cancer mortality study in Bombay-based atomic energy community: 1975-1987

    Cancer deaths recorded by the centralized health services of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) among its employees and their families stationed in Bombay during 1975-1987 have been analysed. Expected number of deaths due to cancer in the study group has been estimated by using the age -sex -specific cancer death rates reported for Bombay resident population for the year 1983. The size of the database for the entire DAE community is about 702,000 person years and the number of cancer deaths observed in 154. Analysis has been done separately for employees and their families, individually for important groups of cancer sites such as respiratory organs, digestive organs, breast, genito-urinary organs and lymphatic and haematopoietic systems. The standardised mortality ratios are generally lower than 100, which may partly be due to the 'healthy worker effect' in the DAE community and partly because of its differences in the social class distribution and the concomitant differences in lifestyle with respect to the comparison group of Bombay city. (author). 4 tabs., 2 figs., 9 refs

  5. [Incidence of epidermoid cancer of the esophagus in Asturias (1975-85)].

    Prados, C; Rodrigo Sáez, L; Fernández García, J; Fernández León, A; De Llano Rodríguez, I

    1990-06-01

    We present the incidence the esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Asturias, based on the review of the clinical histories of eleven years (1975-85). Of 356 total cases, 92.4% were male patients and the remaining 7.6% females; the relation M:F was 12.2:1. Mean age at the time of diagnosis was 59.4 +/- 9.6 for males and 70 +/- for females. Total annual incidence was 2.8 +/- 0.8 cases/10(5) + population/year. Maximal annual incidence was registered in 1981: 1.1 cases/10(5) population/year. Asturias has eight health districts; those with highest incidence were mining areas: Mieres, Cangas de Narcea and Riaño. Compared to that of some developing countries, the incidence of esophageal cancer in Asturias is low, similar to that in European countries (except France) and white population of the USA; there is an aggregation of cases in males living in mining areas. PMID:2223247

  6. PENELITIAN VEKTOR MALARIA YANG DILAKUKAN OLEH INSTITUSI KESEHATAN TAHUN 1975-1990

    Santyo Kirnowardoyo

    2012-09-01

    Full Text Available Studies on the ecology of Anopheles aconitus, An.sundaicus, An. balabacensis and An. punctulatus group were carried out in the year of 1975-1990. The results were found useful to support malaria control programme. Studies on other species of malaria vectors revealed limitted results. Based on the results of these studies, simple methods of vector control which could be done through community participation, could be formulated. Therefore, in malarious areas in Java and Bali where An. aconitus and An. sundaicus are the main vectors, residual house sprayings could be minimized or even stopped. On the other hand health education to motivate community participation on vector control and survaillance should be intensified by the programme, to keep the malaria transmission under control. Study on the ecology of An. balabacensis was carried out only in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan. The result showed that the effectivity of malaria transmission by An. balabacensis was very high. Residual sprayings by DDT were still effective to control malaria incidence in this area. Studies on the ecology of An. punctulatus groups were done by NAMRU-2 but the results will not be discussed here. Studies on the ecology of other species of malaria vector were still needed, especially in the Easten part of Indonesia and at the Borders betwen Indonesia and neighboring countries.

  7. Time of travel of solutes in the East Fork Trinity River, November 1975; and Elm Fork Trinity River, December 1975; Trinity River Basin, Texas

    Myers, Dennis R.; Slade, Raymond M., Jr.

    1976-01-01

    The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, the Trinity River Authority of Texas, and the Texas Water Development Board, conducted two time-of-travel studies in the Trinity River basin in November and December, 1975.  Field data were collected on the East Fork Trinity River during November 18-22, 1975, and on the Elm Fork Trinity River during December 8-13, 1975.  The purpose of these two studies was to provide data that could be used by the Trinity River Authority and the Texas Water Quality Board in the development of a mathematical water-quality model of the two streams.  The model is to be used in a comprehensive water-quality management plan for the Trinity River basin.

  8. [A look through the Mexican Department of Health's film archive].

    Gudiño Cejudo, María Rosa

    2012-03-01

    Since the late 1920s, cinema has been a popular tool in health education in Mexico; over the years, it functioned as an efficient means of propaganda through which the State and public health authorities promoted their projects and re-created the image of a healthy, modern country on screen. The article presents the results of an effort to recover and catalogue the Mexican Department of Health's film archive, an endeavor that allowed for the reconstruction of a list of national and international films screened and produced in Mexico from 1943 to 1960, especially from the United States. PMID:22488388

  9. Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge: Annual narrative report: July 1 - December 31, 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments from July through December of 1975. The report begins by...

  10. Water Management Report : Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge : Calendar year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This report summarizes water management on Benton Lake NWR during 1975. Part I of the report covers water quantity, water quality, marsh vegetation, and flood...

  11. [A survey on serious accidents associated with abortion before and after the law of 1975].

    Achard, B; Cohen, J; Legrain, M; Chapman, A

    1979-11-01

    To investigate the effects of the law legalizing abortion, passed in France in 1975, on serious complications caused by the procedure, the authors have investigated 2 such complications, acute renal failure, and tetanus. Such complications are treated only in specialized reanimation centers, therefore it was possible, through the medical dossiers, to statistically measure the number of cases treated before and after the 1975 law. The number of cases of acute renal insufficiency began to drop in 1973, possibly due to the fact that many women would then go to Britain to seek abortion, where it had already been legalized. After 1975 the number of cases treated went from 233 to 45, and cases of death went from 34 to 4. Only 8 cases of tetanus were reported, and all before the 1975 law. These conclusions agree with other data published in the literature on the effects of the legalization of abortion on its medical complications. PMID:12261674

  12. Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge : Annual Narrative Report : Fiscal Year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing...

  13. Summary : Cooperative whooping crane tracking project : Fall 1975 to spring 1989

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — Summary of the whooping crane tracking project for fall 1975 to spring 1989. The Project involves the following activities: (a) distribution of Pre­Migration...

  14. Narrative report [for] Devils Lake Wetland Management District: July 1, 1974 through June 30, 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Devils Lake Wetland Management District outlines District accomplishments for the fiscal year of 1975. The report begins by giving a brief...

  15. Narrative report: San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex: Fiscal year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. Wildlife- including...

  16. San Luis National Wildlife Refuge Complex: Narrative report: July 1, 1974 thru June 30, 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for San Luis NWR, Merced NWR, and Kesterson NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by...

  17. Distribution and abundance of breeding seabirds in Chiniak and southern Marmot Bays, Kodiak Island, Alaska, 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — A census survey of breeding seabirds was conducted by boat and airplane in Chiniak and southern Marmot Bays, Kodiak Island, Alaska, from 15 June to 14 August 1975....

  18. A National Survey of Medical School Obstetrics and Gynecology Departments, 1965 to 1975

    Spellacy, William N.; And Others

    1977-01-01

    Representatives of 108 departments of obstetrics and gynecology completed a written questionnaire in 1976 designed to assess the changes that had occurred in the teaching resources of the departments for the years 1965, 1970, and 1975.

  19. Annual Narrative Report. Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge: Fiscal year 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge summarizes refuge activities for fiscal year 1975. The report begins with a summary of weather...

  20. Field observations on Unimak Island, Alaska, 11-25 August 1975: Field report

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This report summarizes the observations of a two week reconnaissance of Unimak Island from 11 August25 August, 1975. The primary objectives were to do a preliminary...

  1. Investigations of Arctic coastal plain avifauna: Trans-Alaska Pipeline investigations: 1975 progress report

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — Bird populations were studied from 31 May to 1 - August 1975 on an 18 square-kilometer area bordering the Beaufort Sea (see Bergman 1974) at Storkersen Point. Data...

  2. Thermal effects on aquatic organisms. Annotated bibliography of the 1975 literature

    Coutant, C.C.; Talmage, S.S.; Carrier, R.F.; Collier, B.N.; Dailey, N.S. (comps.)

    1976-10-01

    Abstracts are presented of 716 papers published during 1975 concerning thermal effects on aquatic organisms. Indexes are included for author, subject category, geographic location, toxon, title, and keywords. (CH)

  3. Preliminry results of the 1975 international personnel monitoring survey

    About 70 detailed questions have been answered in mid-1975 by 83 personnel monitoring services in 33 countries, representing almost half a million, or approximately 28 percent, of the world's total radiation workers, as well as by 11 customers of U. S. commercial services. Extensive data are given on many questions regarding the current system in use, future plans, and experiences, for example on the type(s) of TLD, film and readout instrumentation; monitoring period; applications for extremity and environmental monitoring; advantages and disadvantages of various systems; R and D projects; experience with beta and neutron dosimetry; intentional fake exposures; lower and upper dose limits; recordkeeping; and reporting of the results. The larger services in the advanced countries lead in the transition from film to TLD. More than half of the radiation workers already wear TLDs, or will do so within about two years. Important unsolved problems are fast neutron monitoring and the low information content and high initial cost of TLD. The trend is towards large, centralized, automatic services and recordkeeping, with extensive computer use for evaluation and data handling. There is a need for better performance standards and testing, and more information exchange and cooperation between services. (auth)

  4. Longitudinal distribution of major solar flares during 1975 2005

    Zhang, L. Y.; Cui, Y. M.; He, Y. L.; He, H.; Du, Z. L.; Li, R.; Wang, H. N.

    We have analyzed the coordinates of optical flares associated with the X-ray flares of class X observed by GOES satellite during the period from January 1975 through September 2005. The results can be summarized as follows. The latitude distribution of X-ray flares of class X displays the Maunder butterfly diagram pattern. The longitude distribution suggests that the place where X-ray flares of class X preferentially occur migrates in Carrington longitude. In the new dynamic reference frame inferred from the differential rotation law on the Sun, the longitude distribution diagram shows that there are two persistent preferred longitudes of strong X-ray flare occurrence separated by about 180°. This suggests that strong X-ray flare active longitudes exist indeed for tens of years. The strength of the two active longitudes alternates similarly to the "flip-flop" phenomenon. The non-axisymmetry of the X-ray flare distribution is found to be highly significant 42.5% (43.0%) for Northern (Southern) hemisphere for the peak intensity and 55% (49%) for Northern (Southern) hemisphere for the flare number.

  5. Environmental radioactivity in Slovakia/Czechoslovakia in 1961 to 1975

    The results are given of environmental monitoring of 90Sr and 137Cs in Slovakia between 1961 to 1975. Samples of radioactive fallout, milk and water were taken monthly, samples of forage, cereals and vegetables were taken in the ripening stage, and samples of foodstuffs were taken in shops. The following amounts of samples were used for the analyses: 100 g of soil, 100 g of dry forage, 100 g of dry cereals, 3 kg of fresh fruit and vegetables, 2 l of water, 1 l of milk, 2 kg of fresh meat, and flour and flour products amounting to 2 kg. The samples were dried, burned and mineralized for 24 hours with HCl. After removal of interfering elements, ie., Fe, 140Ba, 140La, rare earths, phosphates and 90Y, the 90Sr activity was determined by the yttrium method. The yttrium chemical yield was 90%. 137Cs beta activity was determined after precipitation from a solution in the form of cesium nickel ferrocyanide and after removal of oxalates, alkali elements and rare earth elements. Chemical yield was 60 to 70%. An anticoincidence low-level beta counter by Philips was used in activity measurement. The detection efficiency was 22% for 90Sr-90Y and 17% for 137Cs. The relative mean square error of the measurement was lower than 15% for 90Y and 10% for 137Cs. The measurement results are classified in five parts, viz., radioactivity in fallout, in soils, in water, in plants, and in food. (J.P.)

  6. Research nuclear reactor RA - Annual Report 1975. Operation and maintenance

    The plan for 1975 was successfully fulfilled. This is reflected in research related to improvement of operating properties of the RA reactor, mostly due to the effort of the RA staff employed in operation and maintenance of the reactor. Fuel saving achieved by this activity amounted to about 38% (80% enriched fuel). Preliminary work is done, concerned with new reactor core with highly enriched fuel. This is a significant saving as well. New fuel elements have arrived at the end of this year. It is going to enable increase of neutron flux by 50% without changing the nominal operating power. The possibility of further improvement of the reactor are analyzed, to enable material testing and production of radioactive sources. Mid term plan for reactor operation was made according to this analysis. It is planned to further increase the neutron flux in isolated smaller zones, and building new experimental loops with cooling and fast neutron converters. Much was done to increase the safety level of reactor operation and preparing the safety report

  7. High energy physicists and graduate students, 1975 census

    This listing of physicists and students associated with the U. S. high energy physics program has been compiled in the Office of the Assistant Director for High Energy Physics of the Division of Physical Research of the U. S. Energy Research and Development Administration. This listing has been obtained by asking the research groups, laboratories, and other agencies involved to update our previous listing. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the many contributors who assisted in submitting information. In addition, we would like to thank the National Science Foundation program office for their assistance in obtaining information on their grantees. This listing is in two parts. The first part is an alphabetical listing and includes only the name, rank, and institution of high-energy physicists and graduate students. The second part of the listing is arranged by institution. Within each institution, the faculty (or permanent staff) and the graduate students are presented in separate alphabetical lists. For each person, the entry indicates his birthdate, the year and institution of his highest degree, his rank and institutional affiliation with starting dates, up to three items selected from a list of research specialties, and his sources of federal support. For the graduate students, there is indicated an estimated date for degree reception. Where appropriate, a person is listed at more than one institution. Except as noted in the listings, the information is intended to indicate the situation as of January 1, 1975

  8. Idaho Chemical programs annual technical report, fiscal year 1975

    The operating experience in fuel processing, waste calcining, and other waste management activities at the ICPP for FY 1975 is summarized. A campaign of coprocessing zirconium and aluminum fuels to recover uranium, the second electrolytic processing campaign to convert recovered and purified uranyl nitrate solution to UO3, and four operating periods of the Rare Gas Plant to recover 85Kr and xenon were successfully completed, with all systems functioning well except for minor difficulties. Support activities include laboratory-scale stability studies of various waste blends; particle size distribution studies of the ICPP stack; evaluation of possible remote radiation measuring methods; tests to estimate corrosion; treatment of fuel storage basin water; progress in development of processes for Rover and HTGR fuels; laboratory testing of filters that deteriorated during the sixth waste calcining campaign; visual inspection of the primary calciner vessel; tests to determine what causes ruthenium to volatilize; various studies in support of future fluidized-bed calcining operations; other waste management activities including studies of the collection and long-term storage of 85Kr, development of a suitable absorbent for 129I (I2); and continuing studies in support of the proposed INEL facility for treating transuranic wastes. Research programs in other areas include: determining burnup for fast breeder reactor fuels, continued study of the iodine pathway, development of a fluidized-bed heat exchanger for use with geothermal waters, and involvement in the study of the natural fossil fission reactor at the Oklo mine in Gabon, West Africa

  9. CSNI International Standard Problems (ISP). Brief descriptions (1975-1994)

    Between 1975 and 1994 the NEA Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) has sponsored some forty International Standard Problems (ISPs) in the fields of in-vessel thermal-hydraulic behaviour, fuel behaviour under accident conditions, fission product release and transport, core/concrete interactions, hydrogen distribution and mixing, containment thermal-hydraulics. ISPs are comparative exercises in which predictions of different computer codes for a given physical problem are compared with each other or with the results of a carefully controlled experimental study. The main goal of ISP exercises is to increase confidence in the validity and accuracy of tools which are used in assessing the safety of nuclear installations. Moreover, they enable code users to gain experience and demonstrate their competence. ISPs are performed as 'open' or 'blind' problems. In an open Standard Problem the results of the experiment are available to the participants before performing the calculations, while in a blind Standard Problem the results are locked until the calculational results are made available for comparison. Experiments selected to support ISP exercises are exceptionally well documented; they provide the framework for several code validation matrices. This report briefly describes 36 ISPs and 3 containment analysis standard problems (CASP)

  10. List of scientific publications of the Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe in 1975

    The scientific and technical-scientific publications of the Gesellschaft fuer Kernforschung mbH Karlsruhe are published in the form of books, as primary contributions to scientific or technical journals, as theses as such for habilitation, or submitted for a diploma, as lectures at meetings, as patents, as 'KFK' reports, or as external reports. This report KFK 2325 contains the titles of documents published in 1975. Lectures have been included if the written text is available in the central library. In the case of patents, only first grants of a patent, patent specifications, or patents for public inspection have been considered. The list of publications is arranged according to institutes. Under projects, only the project reports and the publications by members of the project staff are listed. Registered, too, are the publications from the R+D activities within the projects entitled Process Control by Data Processing Systems (PDU) and Computer Aided Design and Development (CAD) which were published in the Nuclear Research Centre; the Gesellschaft fuer Kernforschung carries out these projects in cooperation with industrial enterprises and institutes. In addition to the Gesellschaft fuer Kernforschung's publications, those of the Institut fuer Strahlentechnologie of the Bundesanstalt fuer Ernaehrung have been included. The last chapter contains publications on experiments in the irradiation facilities of the Gesellschaft fuer Kernforschung, carried out by scientists, institutes, etc. not belonging to the Nuclear Research Centre. (orig./HK)

  11. Programme budget 1975 of the Kernforschungsanlage Juelich GmbH (KFA)

    In its programme budget 1975 the KFA gives details about research and development activities planned for 1975 and the near future and about personnel and funds to be provided for this. The figures are arranged according to the main fields of research: 1) development of HTGRs and energy technology, 2) nuclear fission research, 3) investigation of material properties and materials research, 4) nuclear fundamental research work, 5) life sciences and environment, 6) process development. (orig./LN)

  12. Metallurgy department progress report for the period 1 January to 31 December 1975

    The activities of the Metallurgy Department at Risoe during 1975 are described. The work is presented in four chapters: General Materials Research, Technology and Materials Development, Fuel Elements, and Non-Destructive Testing. Furthermore, a survey is given of the department's participation in international collaboration and of its activities within education and training. A list (with abstracts) of publications and lectures by the staff during 1975 is included. (author)

  13. US Aid to Education in Laos, 1955-1975: A Contribution to Historical Comparative Education, Embedded in Time and Space

    Richard Noonan

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available In 1951 the United States began providing economic assistance to the Associated States of Indochina, a region in which the US had previously shown little interest. This assistance grew, and in 1955 'US Operations Mission / Laos' was established in Vientiane. In 1961 both the Peace Corps and the Agency for International Development (AID were established. The Peace Corps never operated in Laos, but the USAID programme grew rapidly after 1962, reached a peak in 1968, declined sharply, and ended in 1975. Despite the political turn of events, USAID left an enduring legacy of value, the most significant of which was probably its support for the 'Laoization' of education, supporting a system of education for all, breaking with the elitist French education culture. In January 2011, USAID returned to Laos after a 35 year absence, working mainly in the fields of health, environmental protection and conservation, and economic development.

  14. Nuclear futures for sale: to Brazil from West Germany, 1975

    On June 27, 1975, Brazil and West Germany signed a fifteen-year Agreement of Cooperation in the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy. The United States termed the deal ''nuclear madness'' with Brazil in its ''backyard'', and it also observed that it was heavily engaged in Germany's backyard to guard it against such peril. The author reviews these events that marked the crossing of major thresholds both in technology transfer and in international politics. He draws a general description of the political territory in which they are bound to remain prominent landmarks. The agreement provided for the largest industrial nuclear sale ever transacted, its total value exceeding $US 5 billion. More importantly, it was the first time a complete, self-sufficient nuclear fuel cycle ''package sale'' had ever been made between nations. Its most controversial feature was the inclusion of the two ''sensitive technologies'' for enriching uranium and reprocessing spent fuel, both of which, if sufficient effort is expended, can be applied to the making of nuclear-weapons-grade fissile material. The supplier nation is a signatory of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and has long been a supporting strand in the web of nations committed to retarding the spread of nuclear weapons; the recipient nation, a nuclear newcomer, has refused to sign that treaty and in the past has made few such commitments. Pervading the international debate over these events are issues of the developing nations' rights of access to the political, military, technical, and economic wealth that nuclear technology holds, on the one hand, and on the other, management of the export competition in such a way that the technology can be shared without compromising international stability. Proliferation is inevitable, Mr. Lowrance says, so these issues ''should be accorded much higher political attention.''

  15. EL INTERVENCIONISMO ESTATAL EN EL ESPACIO PROVINCIAL. Construcción de políticas laborales en Córdoba, 1930-1943

    María José Ortiz Bergia

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo tiene como objetivo analizar las políticas laborales del gobierno cordobés en los años treinta, con el propósito de explicar el temprano proceso de institucionalización del intervencionismo estatal en las problemáticas obreras entre 1930 y 1943. A través de dicho estudio, nos proponemos dar cuenta de la especificidad de la provincia en el proceso de cambios institucionales que se produjeron en la Argentina en el período preperonista, considerando el contexto político provincial, caracterizado por la vigencia de prácticas políticas democráticas, que explican, en parte, la trayectoria de las políticas sociales en Córdoba.

  16. The strategies at the shop-floor of the Communist Party in Argentina from its beginnings to 1943: cells, factory committees and comisiones internas

    Hernán Camarero

    2015-04-01

    Full Text Available The intention of this paper  is to recover the experience driven by the Communist Party (PC from its creation until the emergence of peronism in the organization of labor movement in the production sites. For years the widespread belief in the historiography was that militancy in the factories start with the peronist union model and installation of comisiones internas. Recent investigations showed extensive basic organizational framework generated by the factory proletariat in the decades prior to1943. In this process were instrumental the left currents and in particular the PC that peaked a specific policy for insertion into the factories and enterprises. The axes that guide our research are: the forms acquired by this militancy, the productive sectors prioritized by the PC and the impact of the party strategies, among others.

  17. A Sensitive Derivatization Method for the Determination of the Sugar Composition after Pre-column Reductive Amination with 3-Amino-9-ethylcarbazole (AEC) by High-Performance Liquid Chromatography

    ZHANG, Ying; HUANG, Lin-Juan; WANG, Zhong-Fu

    2007-01-01

    3-Amino-9-ethylcarbazole (AEC) was employed for monosaccharide derivatization. The derivatives can be analyzed by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with an ultraviolet detection (wavelength: 254 nm).Monosaccharides were quantitatively derivatized with 3-amino-9-ethylcarbazole (AEC) at 70 ℃ for 60 min. The method was linear for all samples over the concentration range tested (r>0.999), the precision was found to be satisfactory (R.S.D.<3%), and the recovery ratios were >98.62%. The stability analysis showed R.S.D. Was between 1.81%-3.16%. Detection limits for the samples (D-glucose, L-xylose, D-mannose, L-arabinose, and L-rhamnose)ranged from 0.06 to 1.97 ng/mL (S/N=3). Under the optimized derivatization and HPLC conditions, five monosaccharides were well separated using a narrow bore C18 column (250 mm× 4.6 mm) with 0.1 mol/L ammonium acetate containing 25% acetonitrile at a flow rate of 0.5 mL/min. As an application, the method has been successfully applied to the determination of monosaccharide compositions of three polysaccharides SPPA-1, SPPB-1 and SPPC- 1 of Spirulina platensis. This method also has potential application to oligosaccharide or glycan analyses.

  18. Trends in the aetiology of facial fractures in the south of Ireland (1975-1993).

    Carroll, S M

    2012-02-03

    An aetiological review of 332 patients with facial fractures seen in a 1 year period (1993) was carried out and compared to a similar study of 266 patients, performed in this unit in 1975. Males predominated in both years. Two thirds of fractures occurred in the second and third decades. Road traffic accident (RTA) related facial fractures decreased from 27% of the total in 1975 to 17% in 1993. Assault related facial fractures increased from 18% of the total in 1975 to 27% in 1993. In both study periods nasal fractures were the most common facial fracture seen and sport was the most common cause of facial fracture. The number of patients undergoing surgery increased from 67% of the total to 79% over the same period.

  19. Environment, safety, and health manual, closeout report

    A coordination draft of the Environment, Safety, and Health (ES and H) manual was submitted on 2 September 1975. Comments provided by Operational Safety personnel were being incorporated by a task team when the effort was terminated on 31 October 1975. This report documents the development history of the manual and provides a status of the manual up to the time the efforts were discontinued. Also discussed are issues which effect completion of the manual. Additionally a plan for completion of the manual is suggested

  20. THE FLOOD RISK IN THE IALOMITA RIVER BASIN CASE STUDY: THE JULY 1975 FLASH FLOOD

    M. RETEGAN; MIHAELA BORCAN

    2014-01-01

    Te flood risk in the Ialomita river basin case study: the july 1975 flash flood. Since over the last four decades the Ialomita River Basin has been affected by several catastrophic hydrological events, of which the most important were the ones in 1975, 2001 and 2005, for a better management of the extreme situations generated by such episodes we propose a new methodology regarding the estimation of the flash-flood appearance potential in this particular river basin, as well as an analysis of ...

  1. Exporting Mrs. Consumer: The American Woman in Italian Culture, 1945-1975

    Harris, Jessica Lynne

    2016-01-01

    “Exporting Mrs. Consumer: The American Woman in Italian Culture, 1945-1975” examines the development and growth of a mass consumer-based society in Italy after the Second World War. Employing a gendered and transnational approach, the dissertation puts women at the center of the analysis by specifically focusing on American female consumer culture’s influence on Italian women’s lives from 1945-1975. This study, in contrast to existing literature on the topic, provides a more comprehensive und...

  2. A summary of biospheric research 1975-1997

    The aim of this study is to present a summary of the work performed within the frame of SKB's biosphere programme during 1975 - 1997. The studies focused on field studies and theoretical model development. Important problems identified during this time period are pointed out. Summaries of the biospheric parts of the safety analyses performed since 1977 are given. Models are described as well as basic assumptions. Already the first analysis had an overall approach including dispersion from local to global zones with multiple exposure pathways. Compartment models have been used whereby the rate constants in the first assessments were mostly based on observed redistribution of radionuclides in nature. During the years emphasis has been laid on the description of processes mathematically and additional processes have been included in the models. In general, standard biospheres with constant environmental conditions were applied with focus on releases of radionuclides to wells, lakes and coastal areas. Drinking water has shown to be an important exposure pathway but not always the dominant one. Some screening calculations performed showed that peat bogs may be important recipients when doses to humans are concerned. The field studies initially focused on the naturally existing isotopes of U and Ra. A lot of studies were performed to gain data concerning the levels of these radionuclides in soils and waters. The studies also obtained information about back-ground values and the distribution between various biospheric components which was used to support model assumptions. A special sampling programme with the purpose to outline influence of drying up of lakes on the dose to individuals of critical group was also performed. The dose calculations showed that the doses could increase two orders of magnitude for immobile elements when the lake had dried up. Investigations of the natural abundance of radionuclides in soil and flora were performed later. After the Chernobyl

  3. A summary of biospheric research 1975-1997

    Edlund, O.; Bergstroem, U.; Hallberg, B.; Karlsson, Sara [Studsvik Eco and Safety AB, Nykoeping (Sweden)

    1999-12-01

    The aim of this study is to present a summary of the work performed within the frame of SKB's biosphere programme during 1975 - 1997. The studies focused on field studies and theoretical model development. Important problems identified during this time period are pointed out. Summaries of the biospheric parts of the safety analyses performed since 1977 are given. Models are described as well as basic assumptions. Already the first analysis had an overall approach including dispersion from local to global zones with multiple exposure pathways. Compartment models have been used whereby the rate constants in the first assessments were mostly based on observed redistribution of radionuclides in nature. During the years emphasis has been laid on the description of processes mathematically and additional processes have been included in the models. In general, standard biospheres with constant environmental conditions were applied with focus on releases of radionuclides to wells, lakes and coastal areas. Drinking water has shown to be an important exposure pathway but not always the dominant one. Some screening calculations performed showed that peat bogs may be important recipients when doses to humans are concerned. The field studies initially focused on the naturally existing isotopes of U and Ra. A lot of studies were performed to gain data concerning the levels of these radionuclides in soils and waters. The studies also obtained information about back-ground values and the distribution between various biospheric components which was used to support model assumptions. A special sampling programme with the purpose to outline influence of drying up of lakes on the dose to individuals of critical group was also performed. The dose calculations showed that the doses could increase two orders of magnitude for immobile elements when the lake had dried up. Investigations of the natural abundance of radionuclides in soil and flora were performed later. After the

  4. Cavitation and polyphase flow forum, 1975. Joint meeting of Fluids Engineering and Lubrication Division, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 5--7, 1975

    The nine papers which comprise the 1975 Forum present a wide range of primarily experimental studies of cavitation and polyphase flows. These papers include the polyphase mechanism in froths, the cavitation collapse pressures in venturi flow, the effects of test conditions on developed cavity flow, a cavitation hypothesis for geophysical phenomena, the character and design of centrifugal pumps for cavitation performance, and the effect of fluid and magnetic and electrical fields on cavitation erosion

  5. Domestic Abuse and Child Health

    Rawlings, Samantha; Siddique, Zahra

    2014-01-01

    We examine the effects of different kinds of domestic abuse (physical violence, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and physical violence while the victim is pregnant) on health outcomes of children born to victims. We use data on approximately 0.6 million children born between 1975 and 2013 across thirty different developing countries to investigate this relationship. Comparing children of abused mothers with otherwise similar children whose mothers were not victims of abuse, we find these childre...

  6. Annual report April 1974-March 1975 of the Gama Research Centre National Atomic Energy Agency

    Activities at the Gama Research Centre for the period of April 1974-March 1975, covering works at the Laboratory of Nuclear and Atomic Physics, at the Reactor Laboratory, at the Laboratory of Chemistry, and at the Laboratory of Process Technology, are described. The Center's personnel and financial accounts are also given. (RUW)

  7. Reports of LSAC Sponsored Research: Volume III, 1975-1977. Law School Admission Research.

    Law School Admission Council, Princeton, NJ.

    Nineteen research reports and summaries of projects studying law school admission and the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) are presented. These research projects were supported by the Law School Admission Council between 1975 and 1977. A subject and an author index, covering this and the previous two volumes (including research conducted from 1949…

  8. Career Education for Rural Georgians. Crisp and Liberty Counties, Georgia, 1975-76. Evaluation Report.

    Missouri Univ., Columbia. Missouri Evaluation Projects.

    This evaluation reports the 1975-76 project outcomes for career education projects in Crisp and Liberty counties in Georgia, which were initiated in 1972 with the purposes of (1) developing and operating rural demonstration centers in South Georgia, whose programs reflect a sequential education process, based on career education concepts, and (2)…

  9. Applications of centrographic techniques to the study of urban phenomena: Atlanta, Georgia 1940-1975.

    Jones, B G

    1980-01-01

    "A limited number of centrographic techniques are applied to data for total population, black population, households by income quartiles, and housing characteristics for the five-county metropolitan region of Atlanta over the period from 1940 to 1975. Results of the analysis are compared to expectations from urban economic theory, and descrepancies are noted." PMID:12263198

  10. AAEC report titles-cumulation 1956-1975 including author and KWIC indexes

    This publication lists all unclassified technical reports issued by the AAEC Research Establishment since 1956. It supersedes the List of Report Publications dated April 1974 and is the final cumulation of reports published between 1956 and December 1975. Future editions will list reports published from January 1976. An alphabetical author index and a KWIC index to the titles are included. (author)

  11. Thirty-One Years of Group Research in "Social Psychology Quarterly" (1975-2005)

    Harrod, Wendy J.; Welch, Bridget K.; Kushkowski, Jeff

    2009-01-01

    We examined trends in group research published in Social Psychology Quarterly (SPQ) from 1975 to 2005. We identified a total of 332 papers about groups published during the time period. Following Moreland, Hogg, and Hains (1994), we created an index of interest in groups by dividing the number of pages in papers about groups by the total number of…

  12. Diversity, stability and regional growth in the U.S. (1975-2002)

    Jürgen Essletzbichler

    2005-01-01

    This paper summarizes the theoretical arguments from evolutionary theory and ecological economics to put the trade-off between regional economic diversity and regional economic growth on stronger theoretical foundations. Hypotheses are tested using an empirical model that links regional economic diversity to stability and growth using data on 177 BEA areas of the continental United States during the period (1975-2002).

  13. NCBI nr-aa BLAST: CBRC-MEUG-01-1975 [SEVENS

    Full Text Available CBRC-MEUG-01-1975 ref|NP_001003054.1| prostaglandin E2 receptor EP4 subtype [Canis lupus... familiaris] gb|AAF00470.1|AF177934_1 prostaglandin E2 receptor EP4 subtype [Canis lupus familiaris] NP_001003054.1 0.0 78% ...

  14. Report on the work of the Institute of Nuclear Sciences 26 July - December 1975

    The work of the New Zealand Institute of Nuclear Sciences during the period January-June 1975 is summarized under the following headings: A) Nuclear Physics; B) Radiation Research; C) Isotope Geochemistry - Stable Isotopes; D) Radiocarbon Dating and Fallout; E) Radioisotope Applications; F) Instrumentation. Appendices on current research projects, staff publications and library holdings are included. (D.C.R.)

  15. Chinese physicists and the CERN group invited to visit China in September 1975

    1975-01-01

    At the National Peoples Congress Palace in Peking, Wu Lein-Fu (centre) between W. Weisskopf and W. Jentschke. Second from left Mrs Weisskopf. At the back (centre) L. Van Hove, Mrs Van Hove, G. Charpak. See CERN Courier of October 1975.

  16. Selected Bibliography of Educational Materials: Maghreb, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia. Vol. 9, No. 3, 1975.

    Azzouz, Azzedine, Comp.; And Others

    The bibliography presents 91 English language annotations of newspaper articles, journals, and government publications about education in Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia. Although the title also includes Maghreb, this issue does not contain any annotations for that country. All articles were published during the period July-September 1975.…

  17. Infant milk in Spain during the period 1955-1975: the years of transition and innovation

    Josep Boatella

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available By following the historical sequence started in previous articles, this work describes and analyses the characteristics and producers of infant milk sold in Spain during the period from 1955 to 1975 (n = 41. A wide variability, diffi culties in their classification, and the use of various new ingredients in their formulas was observed when comparing them.

  18. A survey of marine and aquatic oil spills in the Philippines from 1975-1997

    The Philippines' dependence on shipping for the conveyance of people and commodities has made it the top cause of oil spill incidents in the Philippines from 1975 to 1997. Of the 116 recorded spills during this period, 70% were ship-related; 20% occurred in refineries and depots; 7% were factory-related; and only 3% were due to undetermined causes

  19. Danish Atomic Energy Commission Annual Report 1 April 1975 - 28 April 1976

    Activities of the Danish Atomic Energy Commission and the Research Establishment Risoe for the period 1 April 1975 - 28 April 1976 are summarized. Financial data are tabulated, and a list of staff publications is given. This is the last report before the dissolution of the Danish Atomic Energy Commission. (B.P.)

  20. Highlights from Drug Use Among American High School Students 1975-1977.

    Johnston, Lloyd D.; And Others

    The current prevalence of drug use among American high school seniors and the trends in use since 1975 are the two major topics treated. Also reported are prevailing attitudes and beliefs among seniors concerning various types of drug use. Eleven separate classes of drugs are distinguished: marihuana (including hashish), inhalants, hallucinogens,…

  1. LIGHT-DUTY AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND FUEL ECONOMY TRENDS 1975 THROUGH 2006

    This report summarizes key fuel economy and technology usage trends related to model year 1975 to 2006 light vehicles sold in the United States. Light vehicles include those vehicles that EPA and DOT classify as cars or light trucks with gross vehicle weight ratings of less than...

  2. International Symposium for Literacy Final Report (Persepolis, Iran, September 3-8, 1975).

    1975

    The final report of the International Symposium for Literacy, which met in Persepolis, Iran, from September 3-8, 1975, is presented. Participating were 75 individuals from around the world, including representatives from China, Vietnam, and North Korea. Chapter 1 discusses the symposium's origin and sponsoring committee activities while chapter 2,…

  3. Danish Atomic Energy Commission Annual Report 1 April 1974 -31 March 1975

    Activities of the Danish Atomic Energy Commission and the Risoe Research Establishment for the period April 1, 1974 to March 31, 1975 are summarized. The operations of the various facilities at the Research Establishment are revised. Operating staff levels and financial data are tabulated, and a list of staff publications is given. (author)

  4. The "Good Housekeeping" Seal of Approval: An Historical Analysis 1909-1975.

    Oliver, Lauren

    Examining the evolution of the "Good Housekeeping" Seal of Approval--one of the first codes to set standards for the products advertised in a periodical, a study analyzed issues of "Good Housekeeping" magazine from 1909 to 1975 (with the exception of issues from July 1929 to December 1938). The study also examined elements that may have been…

  5. Government Labor Relations: Trends and Information for the Future. Volume 1: 1975 to 1978.

    Jascourt, Hugh D., Ed.

    This book surveys court litigation arising from the period 1975-78 concerning the field of public sector labor relations. Part 1 summarizes recent trends and developments in the field. Transcripts of the 15 court cases most likely to be cited or referred to in the future are reproduced in full in Part 2, with an analysis of each case and its…

  6. A proposed health model: a step before model confirmation.

    Gauff, J F

    1992-01-01

    Health marketers have devoted extensive conceptual and empirical effort toward explaining and predicting individuals' health-related decisions. This paper proposes a health behavior model by combining the health belief model and the theory of planned behavior model. Recent modifications of the Fishbein and Ajzen (1975) model are discussed and an extension is introduced to better explain goal pursuit. These revisions (Bagozzi and Warshaw 1990) are incorporated in the proposed model. PMID:10124784

  7. Prefácios de livros didáticos de matemática: uma possível leitura da história da matemática escolar no brasil (1943-1995)

    Antônio Maurício Medeiros Alves

    2005-01-01

    O presente trabalho é resultado parcial da pesquisa Livro didático de matemática: Uma abordagem histórica (1943 - 1995), apresentada como dissertação de mestrado na Fae/UFPEL. A pesquisa utiliza como metodologia a análise documental, considerando como documentos livros didáticos das quatro séries finais do atual ensino fundamental, do período de 1943 até 1995. Entre os objetivos da pesquisa estão: o resgate das diferentes matemáticas presentes nos livros didáticos, a compreensão da trajetória...

  8. CONTINUIDADES Y RUPTURAS EN TORNO A LA JUSTICIA SOCIAL DURANTE EL PRIMER PERONISMO EN SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, ARGENTINA (1943-1955

    María Cecilia Erbetta

    2011-05-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN. En este trabajo nos proponemos analizar al peronismo en la provincia de Santiago del Estero a partir de una mirada que pretende desentrañar el modo en el que se entrelazaron los espacios provincial y nacional entre 1943 y 1955, y situar su particularidad entre lo nuevo y lo viejo. En otras palabras, creemos que el espacio político santiagueño, hegemonizado por el peronismo casi desde su irrupción como tal, posee una dinámica en la que las fronteras espaciales, entre el ámbito provincial y el nacional, y temporales, entre el pasado y el presente, se resignifican y reescriben de manera permanente en torno a la Justicia Social. El objetivo principal es dar cuenta de los alcances que tuvo la justicia del trabajo a través del funcionamiento de organismos públicos (oficina, departamento, delegación y los Tribunales del Trabajo en relación, a su vez, con otras instituciones a partir del cual se ponen de manifiesto los principios de justicia social tal como los concibe el peronismo durante este período. Palabras Claves: Peronismo Santiagueño, Hegemonía, Justicia Social, Tribunales del Trabajo. ABSTRACT. In this paper we propose to analyze the Peronism in the province of Santiago del Estero from a look that tries to uncover the way in which the spaces provincial and national interlaced between 1943 and 1955, and to place its particularity among old and new. In other words, we believe that the political space santiagueño, hegemonized by Peronism almost from its irruption as such, has a dynamic in which the spatial boundaries between national and provincial level, and temporal, between past and present, are re-meant and rewrite in a permanent way around the Social Justice. The principal aim is realize of the scopes that had the work justice across the functioning of public organisms (office, department, delegation and Work Courts in relation, in turn, with other institutions from which there is revealed the principles of social

  9. Programme Biology - Health protection

    The scientific results for 1975, of the five-year Biology-Health Protection programme adopted in 1971, are presented in two volumes. In volume one, Research in Radiation Protection are developed exclusively, including the following topics: measurement and interpretation of radiation (dosimetry); transfer of radioactive nuclides in the constituents of the environment; hereditary effects of radiation; short-term effects (acute irradiation syndrome and its treatment); long-term effects and toxicology of radioactive elements. In volume, two Research on applications in Agriculture and Medicine are developed. It includes: mutagenesis; soil-plant relations; radiation analysis; food conservation; cell culture; radioentomology. Research on applications in Medicine include: Nuclear Medicine and Neutron Dosimetry

  10. Photon and neutron fluence-to-kerma conversion factors for ICRP-1975 reference man using improved elemental compositions for bone and marrow of the skeleton

    Findings of a recent ORNL review, and of other reviews, which have been discussed at the Late Effects Workshop on Dosimetry of Atomic Bomb Survivors, 29th Annual Meeting of the Radiation Research Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 31 May 1981, and the Symposium on Reevaluations of Dosimetric Factors, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, US Department of Energy, Germantown, Maryland, 5 and 6 September 1981, have clearly established a need to revise the dosimetry for the A-bomb survivors. This effort will involve several divisions at ORNL, several other national laboratories, and several consulting firms. One of the main tasks of the Health and Safety Research Division at ORNL is to provide revised estimates of various organ-dose parameters related to a survivor's neutron and gamma-ray exposures. The objectives of the work summarized in this report were: (a) to better define the elemental composition of various skeletal components of ICRP-1975 Reference Man, and (b) to investigate photon and neutron fluence-to-kerma conversion factors for various total-body and organ-tissue components of ICRP-1975 Reference man as revised here. Scaled down mathematical descriptions of the volumes and shapes of the total body and internal organs of Reference Man will be used, of course, in the organ-dose calculations for A-bomb survivors

  11. The Hanford Nuclear Reservation (1943-1987): a case study of the interface between physics and biology during the cold war

    During its active period (1943-1987) the Hanford Nuclear Reservation shaped the history of US nuclear research. It also constitutes an interesting case study of the interface between physics, biology and the politics of Cold War society. Although supposed to turn the US into a stronger military force during the Cold War, the remarkable biological consequences of the nuclear research carried out in the facility ended up overshadowing its original political purpose. The high-level of radioactive waste harmed thousands of people living in the area, causing relevant environmental disasters which make the site the most contaminated area in the US even today. Nuclear research is uniquely dangerous since radiation can cause severe consequences both in terms of lives injured and environmental damage. I address various ways in which nuclear physics and biology were used - and abused - at the Hanford Site to combine the needs of politics with the needs of a healthy society. This paper further investigates the moral responsibility of science to society and the way in which biological research informed nuclear physics about the deleterious consequences of radiation on environment and on the human body.

  12. Flood of August 4-5, 1943, in central West Virginia, with a summary of flood stages and discharges in West Virginia

    Erskine, Harlan Mercer

    1951-01-01

    During the night of August 4-5, 1943, a violent thunderstorm of unusual intensity occurred in parts of Braxton, Calhoun, Gilmer, Ritchie, and Wirth Counties in the Little Kanawha River Basin in central West Virginia. Precipitation amounted to as much as 15 inches in 2 hours in some sections. As a result, many small streams and a reach of the Little Kanawha River in the vicinity of Burnsville and Gilmer reached the highest stages known. Computations based on special surveys made at suitable sites on representative small streams in the areas of intense flooding indicate that peak discharges closely approach 50 percent of the Jarvis scale. Twenty-three lives were lost on the small tributaries as numerous homes were swept away by the flood, which developed with incredible rapidity during the early morning hours. Damage estimated at $1,300,000 resulted to farm buildings, crops, land, livestock, railroads, highways, and gas- and oil-producing facilities. Considerable permanent land damage resulted from erosion and deposition of sand and gravel.

  13. La producción escrita del Departamento de Psicología en la Universidad de Puerto Rico entre 1924-1943: Estudio preliminar

    Sofía González-Rivera

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo esboza los hallazgos iniciales de una investigación dirigida a identificar y contextualizar la psicología que practicaron aquellos que laboraron a principios del siglo XX en el primer Departamento de Psicología en Puerto Rico. A través de una revisión histórica de  documentación oficial universitaria y producción escrita de quienes laboraron en dicho departamento se especifican características de la disciplina entre 1924-1943. El contexto socio-político es tomado en consideración en el momento de interpretar los resultados recopilados. Varias tendencias pueden identificarse a partir de los fuentes analizadas: un fuerte desarrollo en el área de psicometría educativa, preferencia por el sistema funcionalista estadounidense, un vínculo con la Universidad de Columbia y la concordancia entre los intereses del Comisionado de Educación y la producción empírica del profesorado.

  14. Health care in the Vilna ghetto.

    Beinfeld, S

    1998-01-01

    The distinguished medical tradition of Jewish Vilna was maintained during the ghetto years, 1941-1943. The large number of physicians and other medical personnel in the Vilna ghetto, and the inclusion of the prewar Jewish hospital within its boundaries, made possible an effective medical establishment that worked closely with the ghetto administration. In addition to the hospital, clinic, and other medical institutions, the highly organized Sanitary-Epidemiological Section oversaw the strict enforcement of sanitary regulations. An intensive educational campaign spread health information among the population. These efforts overcame the serious health dangers that characterized the early weeks of the ghetto, and for the remainder of the existence of the ghetto prevented outbreaks of epidemic diseases that otherwise might have resulted in catastrophic death rates. PMID:20684099

  15. Temperature profile data collected using XBTs from the DANT and other platforms from the Pacific Ocean during the International Decade of Ocean Exploration / North Pacific Experiment (IDOE/NORPAX) project, 06 February 1975 to 28 July 1975 (NODC Accession 7700894)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Temperature, depth, and other data were collected using bathythermograph (BT/XBT) casts from DANT and other platforms in the Pacific Ocean from February 6, 1975 to...

  16. Epidemiological investigation and analysis on 1 943 women with urinary incontinence in Guangdong area%广东地区1943例女性尿失禁流行病学调查分析

    张秀; 林旭华; 关懿婷; 欧燕兰

    2011-01-01

    目的:调查广东地区1943例女性尿失禁流行病学的患病情况.方法:通过抽取广东省妇幼保健院10个体检单位对年满18岁及以上的2 500例女性发放问卷表进行尿失禁流行病学问卷调查,按照每10岁为一个年龄段分为5组,对所得资料全部采用SPSS 13.0统计学软件处理,进行统计分析.结果:共发放2 500份问卷调查表,拒绝调查557例,占22.28%,1943例女性完整地完成问卷调查表,占77.72%.1943例女性中,尿失禁患病率达到34.07%(662/1 943),尿失禁患者中以压力性、急迫性、混合性尿失禁为主,其患病率分别为16.98%(330/1943)、4.73%(92/1943)和12.35%(240/1943).尿失禁患病率随年龄增长而升高.阴道分娩尿失禁患病率为51.35%(515/1003),剖宫产尿失禁患病率为15.21%(87/572).结论:广东地区女性尿失禁发病率仍较高,但尿失禁防治知识的普及仍未得到足够重视.%Objective: To survey the prevalence of epidemiology of 1 943 women with urinary incontinence in Guangdong area. Methods: 2 500 women above 18 years old were selected from 10 physical examination departments in the hospital, then they were asked to fried in a epidemiological questionnaire about urinary incontinence, and all the women were divided into five groups based on 10 yearsas a age unit, all the data were analyzed statistically by SPSS 13.0 software. Results: 2 500 copies of questionnaires were given out,557 copies of questionnaires were rejected, accounting for 22. 28%; 1 943 women finished the questionnaire completely, accounting for 77.72%. Among 1943 women, the incidence of urinary incontinence was 34. 07% (662/1 943) . The main types of urinary incontinence were stress urinary incontinence, urge urinary incontinence and mixed urinary incontinence, the incidences were 16. 98% ( 330/1 943 ),4. 73% (92/1 943) and 12. 35% (240/1 943), respectively. The incidence of urinary incontinence increased with age. The incidences of urinary

  17. Chemical, physical, and other data collected using meteorological sensors, secchi disk, and bottle casts from the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN as part of the California Cooperative Fisheries Investigation (CALCOFI) project, from 08 June 1975 to 11 June 1975 (NODC Accession 8900073)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Chemical, physical, and other data were collected from the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN from June 08, 1975 to June 11, 1975. Data were collected using...

  18. Chemical, physical, and other data collected using meteorological sensors, secchi disk, and bottle casts from the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN as part of the California Cooperative Fisheries Investigation (CALCOFI) project, from 09 December 1975 to 14 December 1975 (NODC Accession 8900075)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Chemical, physical, and other data were collected from the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN from December 9, 1975 to December 14, 1975. Data were collected using...

  19. Chemical, physical, and other data collected using meteorological sensors, secchi disk, and bottle casts from the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN as part of the California Cooperative Fisheries Investigation (CALCOFI) project, from 14 September 1975 to 20 September 1975 (NODC Accession 8900074)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Chemical, physical, and other data were collected from the NOAA Ship DAVID STARR JORDAN from September 14, 1975 to September 20, 1975. Data were collected using...

  20. Marine toxic substance and other data from pump casts in the Gulf of Alaska from the NOAA Ship DISCOVERER as part of Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) from 1975-09-11 to 1975-10-10 (NODC Accession 8200094)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Marine toxic substance and other data were collected from pump casts in the Gulf of Alaska from the NOAA Ship DISCOVERER from 11 September 1975 to 10 October 1975....

  1. Oceanographic Station Data from meteorological sensors and bottle casts from the MELVILLE as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration / International Ocean Studies / First Dynamic Response and Kinematics Experiment in the Drake Passage (IDOE/ISOS/FDRAKE) from 21 February 1975 to 30 March 1975 (NODC Accession 7700538)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — Oceanographic Station Data were collected from meteorological sensors and bottle casts from the MELVILLE from 21 February 1975 to 30 March 1975. Data were collected...

  2. Oceanographic Station Data from bottle casts from the ROBERT D. CONRAD as part of the International Decade of Ocean Exploration / International Ocean Studies / First Dynamic Response and Kinematics Experiment in the Drake Passage (IDOE/ISOS/FDRAKE) from 06 February 1975 to 06 March 1975 (NODC Accession 7601512)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — ceanographic Station Data were collected from CTD casts from the ROBERT D. CONRAD from 06 February 1975 to 06 March 1975. Data were collected by the Lamont-Doherty...

  3. International health care spending.

    Schieber, G J; Puollier, J P

    1986-01-01

    Trends in health are reviewed for the member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) covering the following: the basic difficulties inherent in international comparative studies; the absolute levels of health expenditures in 1984; the levels and rates of growth of the health share in the gross domestic product (GDP) and the public share of total health expenditures; the elasticities of real health expenditures to real GDP for the 1960-75, 1975-84, and 1960-84 time periods; growth in health expenditures for the largest 7 OECD countries in terms of growth in population, health prices, health care prices in excess of overall prices, and utilization/intensity of services per person. International comparisons are a problem due to differences in defining the boundaries of the health sector, the heterogeneity of data, and methodological problems arising from comparing different economic, demographic, cultural, and institutional structures. The most difficult problem in international comparisons of health expenditures is lack of appropriate measures of health outcome. Exhibit 1 contains per capita health expenditures denominated in US dollars based on GDP purchasing power parities for 21 OECD countries for 1984. Per capita health expenditures ranged from less than $500 in Greece, Portugal, and Spain to over $1400 in Sweden and the US, with an OECD average of $871. After adjusting for price level differences, there still appears to be a greater than 3-fold difference in the "volume" of services consumed across the OECD countries. To determine if per capita health expenditures are related to a country's wealth as measured by its per capita GDP, the relationship between per capita health expenditures and per capita GDP for the 21 countries were examined for 1984. The data points and the "best fitting" trend line indicate a statistically significant relationship in which each $100 difference in per capita GDP is associated with a $10

  4. Worldwide transportation/energy demand, 1975-2000. Revised Variflex model projections

    Ayres, R.U.; Ayres, L.W.

    1980-03-01

    The salient features of the transportation-energy relationships that characterize the world of 1975 are reviewed, and worldwide (34 countries) long-range transportation demand by mode to the year 2000 is reviewed. A worldwide model is used to estimate future energy demand for transportation. Projections made by the forecasting model indicate that in the year 2000, every region will be more dependent on petroleum for the transportation sector than it was in 1975. This report is intended to highlight certain trends and to suggest areas for further investigation. Forecast methodology and model output are described in detail in the appendices. The report is one of a series addressing transportation energy consumption; it supplants and replaces an earlier version published in October 1978 (ORNL/Sub-78/13536/1).

  5. ATS-6 radio beacon electron content measurements at Ootacamund, India, October 1975-July 1976

    An atlas of total slant-path columnar electron content data measured between the ATS-6 satellite and Ootacamund, India, a site near the magnetic Equator is presented. Although these measurements were taken during a solar minimum, the general level of flare and geomagnetic activity that occurred during the observation period is summarized. These total content (N(T)) data were derived from the modulation phase (group delay) of a carrier signal transmitted from the geostationary satellite's Radio Beacon Experiment. This atlas contains two data sets: (1) N(T) as 2-min subsamples digitally recorded between 2 October 1975 and 28 January 1976 corrected for ATS-6 pitch maneuvers and (2) N(T) as 15-min subsamples chart recorded between 21 October 1975 and 22 July 1976 but uncorrected for changes in satellite orientation

  6. New aspects of the cosmic-ray modulation in 1974-1975 near solar minimum

    Garcia-Munoz, M.; Mason, G. M.; Simpson, J. A.

    1977-01-01

    Residual cosmic-ray modulation at or near the solar minima of 1965 and 1972-75 is compared on the basis of ground-based and satellite observations of nonrelativistic proton and helium components as well as variations in the relativistic component. It is found that the nonrelativistic fluxes lagged behind the high-energy fluxes to form a hysteresis loop over the period from 1965 to 1973, that the 1975 proton fluxes were about 85% higher than the 1972 level and about 35% higher than the 1965 level, and that the 1975 helium fluxes were about 60% higher than in 1965. Some unique recovery events are discussed, and a time-lag effect dependent on magnetic rigidity is examined which was associated with dynamic changes in the heliosphere. A qualitative explanation is offered for the hysteresis effect.

  7. Solar pilot plant, phase I. Quarterly report No. 1, July--December 1975

    None

    1976-02-20

    Honeywell Inc. is investigating the technical and economic feasibility of generating electricity from solar energy. During the first 6 months of the program (1 July--31 December 1975), a preliminary design baseline for a 10-MW(e) solar pilot plant was generated and analyzed. Subsequently, several changes were made to improve performance and/or reduce cost. Conceptual designs and research experiments were generated for three key subsystems--collector, steam generator, and thermal storage. Limited testing was done to study the problem of removing eutectic salts from vaporizer tubes in the thermal storage subsystem. The program was on schedule at the end of 1975. Plans for the first quarter of 1976 include ordering long-leadtime items for the subsystem research experiments, continuing analysis of the conceptual designs preparatory to detailing them, and continuing engineering model experiments.

  8. Cummings Memorial Lecture - 1975. The market basket: food for thought.

    Deichman, W B

    1975-06-01

    The world food crisis is as critical today as when it was debated at the 1974 World Food Conference in Rome. Since the United States and Canada-and to a lesser extent, Australia and New Zealand-lead in the production of corn, wheat and soybeans, the North American "bread basket" has become the "market basket" of the world. For welfare, economic, and political reasons, our energies, resources, and deliberations must be expanded toward optimum production of wholesome food products. I do not recommend that we permit food additives in "questionably" safe or excessive concentrations in our agricultural products. I do recommend, however, that tolerance limits for food additives be established based on a comprehensive review of all contributing factors-the world food crisis and the rational interpretation of both positive and negative animal data as they relate to man. As Dr. Herbert Stokinger put it so aptly: "Avoid the establishment of unnecessarily severe standards." 2. Funds for research and teaching of food and nutrition should be greatly increased, so that all who can read and write may be made aware of the daily dietary requirements for the maintenance of good health. 3. Unsubstantiated scare tactics in publications of the scientific and lay press can only lead to well-intended but often emotionally-inspired restrictions, ordinances, and laws. Such decisions are likely to either under- or over-define the requirements and standards for food additives and other chemicals which are important to the well-being of the populace. PMID:779439

  9. Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Mille Lacs Refuge, Sandstone Unit [Narrative report]: July 1, 1974 to June 30, 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Rice Lake NWR and Mille Lacs NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report begins by summarizing the...

  10. Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Lamesteer National Wildlife Refuge, Northeastern Montana Wetlands: Narrative report: July 1, 1974 - June 30, 1975

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Medicine Lake NWR, Lamesteer NWR, and Northeastern Montana WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report...

  11. Narrative report FY 1975: Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Range and Hailstone, Halfbreed, Lake Mason & War Horse Wildlife Refuges

    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Charles M. Russell NWR (including the satellite refuges) outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1975 fiscal year. The report...

  12. Routine hydrography and chemical observations in Lake Nitinat, British Columbia, from 1964 to 1975 (NODC Accession 7800331)

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce — This report contains all of the routine hydrographic and chemical measurements obtained from Lake Nitinat. British Columbia on cruises from 1964 to 1975. In...

  13. Intensity field of the 19 June 1975 Gargano (Southern Italy) earthquake

    Riguzzi, F.; ING

    1999-01-01

    Many moderate events reported by Italian earthquake catalogues (either historical or recent) are listed with an epicentral intensity derived from intensity-magnitude relationships or evaluated based on preliminary sources. Contradictions may arise among different catalogues when the effects of a given earthquake are not assessed through a specific macroseismic study as each catalogue uses its own criteria for evaluating the intensity. In this paper we present the case of the 19 June 1975 eart...

  14. Interrelations among child mortality, breastfeeding, and fertility in Egypt, 1975-80

    Marcotte, John; Casterline, John B.

    1990-01-01

    This report examines the relationship between reproductive behavior and child survivalin Egypt. The relationship is of fundamental importance to an understanding of demographic dynamics and for the formulation of population policies. Using Egyptian data from 1975-80, it was found that weaning children in infancy increases ths risk of death for children under five. Early weaning is responsible for up to 29 percent of Egyptian children's deaths. Children whose mothers become pregnant again are ...

  15. Deformation during the 1975–1984 Krafla rifting crisis, NE Iceland, measured from historical optical imagery

    Hollingsworth, James; Leprince, Sébastien; Ayoub, François; Avouac, Jean-Philippe

    2012-01-01

    We measure the displacement field resulting from the 1975–1984 Krafla rifting crisis, NE Iceland, using optical image correlation. Images are processed using the COSI-Corr software package. Surface extension is accommodated on normal faults and fissures which bound the rift zone, in response to dike injection at depth. Correlation of declassified KH-9 spy and SPOT5 satellite images reveals extension between 1977–2002 (2.5 m average opening over 80 km), while correlation of aerial photos betwe...

  16. The Political Role of Spanish Press in Spanish Transition to Democracy, 1975-1978

    Montero, M.; Rodríguez-Virgili, J. (Jordi); García-Ortega, C. (Carmela)

    2008-01-01

    This article analyses the behavior and attitude of the Spanish press at the beginning of the transition towards democracy (November 1975 – December 1978), during the most significant political and institutional change. The role of the main newspapers is assessed from different perspectives, together with the reasons for their consensus on the basic issues that were in the public eye. Through examples from several papers, taken one by one and as a whole, we will explain the exceptional charact...

  17. Monitoring land cover change of the dryland forest landscape of Central Chile (1975–2008)

    Rey Benayas, José María; Schulz, Jennifer J.; Cayuela Delgado, Luis; Echeverría, Cristian; Salas Rey, Francisco Javier

    2010-01-01

    Las figuras que contiene el documento se localizan al final del mismo. Land cover and its configuration in the landscape are crucial components in the provision of biodiversity and ecosystem services. In Mediterranean regions, natural landscapes mostly covered by evergreen vegetation have been to a large extent transformed into cultural landscapes since long time ago. We investigated land cover changes in Central Chile using multi-temporal satellite imagery taken in 1975, 1985, 1999 and 20...

  18. Regional Economic Growth and Convergence in the Philippines: 1975-1997

    Rosario G. Manasan; Mercado, Ruben G

    1999-01-01

    This study is a quantitative assessment of regional development performance in terms of economic growth and convergence (described simply as the minimization of disparities in regional income) during the period 1975-1997. The study not only takes stock of how far the goals of regional development have been achieved but also reflects on how development strategies, particularly taking the NIChood path of rapid GDP growth via industrialization, contribute to regional convergence or divergence. T...

  19. Trends in Women's Participation at the Meetings of the Association for Behavior Analysis: 1975–2005

    Simon, Jennifer L; Morris, Edward K.; Smith, Nathaniel G

    2007-01-01

    We examined women's participation, relative to men's, at the annual meetings of the Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA) between 1975 and 2005. Among our findings are upward trends in female presenters across formats (e.g., posters), types of authorship (e.g., first authors), and specialty areas (e.g., autism). Where women have attained parity, however, they are still often underrepresented, given their percentage of membership. Women also participate less than men as sole and invited auth...

  20. List of ERDA radioisotope (customers with summary of radioisotope shipments FY 1975

    The twelfth edition of the ERDA radioisotope customer list has been prepared at the request of the Division of Biomedical and Environmental Research. The purpose of this document is to list the FY 1975 commercial radioisotope production and distribution activities of USERDA facilities at Argonne National Laboratory, Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratories, Brookhaven National Laboratory, United Nuclear Inc., Idaho Operations Office, Hanford Engineering Development Laboratory, Mound Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Savannah River Plant

  1. La psiquiatría española y Jacques Lacan antes de 1975

    Druet, Anne Cécile

    2014-01-01

    This article aims to analyse the presence of Jacques Lacan in the domain of Spanish psychiatry before 1975. Firstly, it addresses this question through an examination of the psychiatric press and an analysis of all references made to Lacan (origin, features and development in quantitative and qualitative terms). Secondly, it addresses the history, the context and the consequences of the two lectures that Jacques Lacan gave in Barcelona in 1958 and 1972, at the invitation of some Spanish psych...

  2. The Role of Education in Agricultural Productivity in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa(1975-2008)

    Naeem Ur Rehman, Khattak; Jangraiz, Khan; Muhammad, Tariq

    2012-01-01

    Agriculture is considered as the backbone of Pakistan’s economy and a reasonable proportion of population is engaged in it. The present study aims at finding the role of education in productivity of wheat, sugarcane and tobacco crops in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) during the period 1975-2008. The econometric techniques Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) and Cointegration have been used for analysis. The estimation results obtained from OLS shows that education, fertilizers and area under cultivation a...

  3. Floods of May-July 1975 Along the Continental Divide in Montana

    Johnson, M.V.; Omang, R.J.

    1976-01-01

    Extensive flooding occurred along both sides of the Continental Divide in Montana from May through July 1975. Runoff from above average snowpack at low altitudes combined with runoff from rainfall to cause floods in May. Snowmelt from high altitudes and above average rain in June caused flooding and sustained high flows into July. Federal and State agencies estimated flood damage at about $53,000,000. Peak stages, flow rates, and estimated frequencies were determined for 124 sites.

  4. Bibliography of ionization and stripping in heavy particle collisions, 1950--1975

    Hawthorne, S.W.; McDaniel, E.W.; Barnett, C.F.; Crandall, D.H.; Gilbody, H.B.; Kirkpatrick, M.I.; Phaneuf, R.A.; Thomas, E.W. (eds.)

    1979-02-01

    This annotated bibliography lists published work on ionization and stripping in heavy particle collisions for the period 1950 to 1975. Sources include scientific journals, abstract compilations, conference proceedings, books, and reports. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically by author. Each entry indicates whether the work was experimental or theoretical, what energy range was covered, and what reactants were investigated. Following the bibliographical listing are indexes of reactants and authors.

  5. List of ERDA radioisotope (customers with summary of radioisotope shipments FY 1975

    Simmons, J.L.; Gano, S.R. (comp.)

    1976-01-01

    The twelfth edition of the ERDA radioisotope customer list has been prepared at the request of the Division of Biomedical and Environmental Research. The purpose of this document is to list the FY 1975 commercial radioisotope production and distribution activities of USERDA facilities at Argonne National Laboratory, Battelle, Pacific Northwest Laboratories, Brookhaven National Laboratory, United Nuclear Inc., Idaho Operations Office, Hanford Engineering Development Laboratory, Mound Laboratory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Savannah River Plant. (TFD)

  6. Neutron Physics Division progress report for period ending October 31, 1975

    Included are 127 abstracts and summaries of papers and reports published or presented at scientific meetings during the reporting period, which extends from August 31, 1974 to October 31, 1975. The primary areas of study are the liquid-metal fast breeder reactor program, the gas cooled fast breeder reactor program, the controlled thermonuclear reactor program, the high-energy accelerator shielding program, and the defense nuclear agency program

  7. Bibliography of atomic and molecular excitation in heavy particle collisions, 1950--1975

    Hawthorne, S.W.; Thomas, E.W.; Barnett, C.F.; Crandall, D.H.; Gilbody, H.B.; Kirkpatrick, M.I.; McDaniel, E.W.; Phaneuf, R.A. (eds.)

    1979-02-01

    This annotated bibliography lists published work on atomic and molecular excitation in heavy particle collisions for the period 1950 to 1975. Sources include scientific journals, abstract compilations, conference proceedings, books, and reports. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically by author. Each entry indicates whether the work was experimental or theoretical, what energy range was covered, and what reactants were investigated. Following the bibliographical listing are indexes of reactions and authors.

  8. Bibliography of electron transfer in heavy particle collisions, 1950--1975

    Hawthorne, S.W.; Barnett, C.F.; Crandall, D.H.; Gilbody, H.B.; Kirkpatrick, M.I.; McDaniel, E.; Phaneuf, R.A.; Thomas, E.W. (eds.)

    1979-02-01

    This annotated bibliography lists published work on electron transfer in heavy particle collisions for the period 1950 to 1975. Sources include scientific journals, abstract compilations, conference proceedings, books, and reports. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically by author. Each entry indicates whether the work was experimental or theoretical, what energy range was covered, and what reactants were investigated. Following the bibliographical listing are indexes of reactants and authors.

  9. Bibliography of ionization and stripping in heavy particle collisions, 1950--1975

    This annotated bibliography lists published work on ionization and stripping in heavy particle collisions for the period 1950 to 1975. Sources include scientific journals, abstract compilations, conference proceedings, books, and reports. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically by author. Each entry indicates whether the work was experimental or theoretical, what energy range was covered, and what reactants were investigated. Following the bibliographical listing are indexes of reactants and authors

  10. Bibliography of atomic and molecular excitation in heavy particle collisions, 1950--1975

    This annotated bibliography lists published work on atomic and molecular excitation in heavy particle collisions for the period 1950 to 1975. Sources include scientific journals, abstract compilations, conference proceedings, books, and reports. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically by author. Each entry indicates whether the work was experimental or theoretical, what energy range was covered, and what reactants were investigated. Following the bibliographical listing are indexes of reactions and authors

  11. Bibliography of electron transfer in heavy particle collisions, 1950--1975

    This annotated bibliography lists published work on electron transfer in heavy particle collisions for the period 1950 to 1975. Sources include scientific journals, abstract compilations, conference proceedings, books, and reports. The bibliography is arranged alphabetically by author. Each entry indicates whether the work was experimental or theoretical, what energy range was covered, and what reactants were investigated. Following the bibliographical listing are indexes of reactants and authors

  12. Darryl Francis and the making of monetary policy, 1966-1975

    R. W. Hafer; David C. Wheelock

    2003-01-01

    Darryl Francis was president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from 1966 to 1975. Throughout those years he was a leading critic of U.S. monetary policy. Francis argued in policy meetings and public venues that monetary policy should focus on maintaining a stable price level. In contrast, most policy- makers at the time believed it possible to exploit a trade-off between unemployment and inflation. While Francis attributed inflation directly to excessive growth of the money stock, othe...

  13. Annual report of intra-university joint-use facilities management and research for fiscal 1975

    Usage of RCNST's (Research Center for Nuclear Science and Technology) facilities by the University of Tokyo and results of the research works in fiscal 1975 are described. In the former are included facility operation, maintenance, etc. and frequency of usage. Comprising the fields of biology/medicine, chemistry/physics, engineering, materials, nuclear physics, etc., the research results are presented in individual summaries. (Mori, K.)

  14. A revolução das feministas portuguesas : 1972-1975

    Pena, Cristiana

    2008-01-01

    “The Revolution of Portuguese Feminists 1972-1975 – From the ‘The Case of the Three Marias’ to the formation of MLM – Women’s Liberation Movement” aims to analyse, criticize and describe the events that contributed for the emergence of radical feminism in Portugal and for the appearance of the first feminist group MLM – Women´s Liberation Movement, following 1974 Revolution. This study analyses the relationship between three central and intertwined episodes: the censorshi...

  15. Annual report of National Institute of Radiological Sciences for fiscal 1975

    Activities of NIRS in fiscal 1975 are described in individual brief summaries, covering the following fields: physics, chemistry, biology, genetics, physiology/pathology, radiation injuries, pharmacy, environmental hygiene, clinic, radiation-injury clinic, environmental radiation ecology, marine radiation ecology, radioactivity investigations, etc. Among others, the year features formal start of environmental/marine radiation ecologies works, and completion of a medical-use cyclotron. (Mori, K.)

  16. Annual report of the Nuclear Physics Division [for] the period ending December 1975

    The R and D activities of the Nuclear Physics Division of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay, during 1975, are described. The following are the significant areas of research activities of the Division : resonance reactions, nuclear spectra, fast fission, ternary and quaternary fission, neutron diffraction studies of magnetic materials, neutron inelastic scattering and dynamics of condensed media. The progress of development work on various experimental techniques and facilities including ion implantation facility and terminal tandem accelerator has been reported. (M.G.B.)

  17. Recommendations of the Reactor Safety Commission (RSK) 1975-1977. Vol. 3

    After the recommendations are published in the 'Bundesanzeiger' the Office of the RSK publishes them as a closed report, by order of the Federal Minister of the Interior. The reports are devided in two parts: Part I contains the recommendations which are given by the RSK; part II contains the official notices concerning the RSK. There also is a subject index. Three volumes are published by now: Volume 1: IRS-A-9 (December 1975), Recommendations of the RSK 1971 to 1974 (68th to 96th meeting), pages: I-1 to I-116 and II-1 to II-23 appendix a: RSK-guide lines for PWR, edition 04.74; Volume 2: IRS-A-11 (August 1976), Recommendations of the RSK 1974 to 1975, (97th to 105th meeting), pages: I-117 to I-145; Volume 3: GRS-12 (August 1978), Recommendations of the RSK 1975 to 1977 (106th to 129th meeting), pages: I-146 to I-276 and II-24 to II-25. Volume 3 also contains the recommendation on German Fuel Cycle Center which was given by the Reactor Safety Commision (RSK) in community with the Radiological Protection Commission (SSK), in autumn 1977. (orig./HP) 891 HP

  18. Unveiling the geography of historical patents in the United States from 1836 to 1975.

    Petralia, Sergio; Balland, Pierre-Alexandre; Rigby, David L

    2016-01-01

    It is clear that technology is a key driver of economic growth. Much less clear is where new technologies are produced and how the geography of U.S. invention has changed over the last two hundred years. Patent data report the geography, history, and technological characteristics of invention. However, those data have only recently become available in digital form and at the present time there exists no comprehensive dataset on the geography of knowledge production in the United States prior to 1975. The database presented in this paper unveils the geography of historical patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) from 1836 to 1975. This historical dataset, HistPat, is constructed using digitalized records of original patent documents that are publicly available. We describe a methodological procedure that allows recovery of geographical information on patents from the digital records. HistPat can be used in different disciplines ranging from geography, economics, history, network science, and science and technology studies. Additionally, it is easily merged with post-1975 USPTO digital patent data to extend it until today. PMID:27576103

  19. VEGETATION CHANGES OF SUNDARBANS BASED ON LANDSAT IMAGERY ANALYSIS BETWEEN 1975 AND 2006

    MD. TARIQUL ISLAM

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available The Sundarbans in Bangladesh and India is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. This forest is threatened by effect of climate change and manmade activities. The aim of this paper is to show changes in vegetation cover of Sundarbans since 1975 using Landsat imagery. Normalized Difference Vegetation Index is applied to quantify and qualify density of vegetation on a patch of land. Estimated land area (excluded water body of this forest is 66% in Bangladesh, and 34% in India, respectively. Net erosion since 1975 to 2006 is ~5.9%. In vicinity of human settlement, areal changes are not observed since 1975. The mangrove forest is decreased by 19.3% due severe tropical cyclone in 1977 and 1988. Moreover, the dense forest is damaged by about 50%. However, more than 25 years is taken by Sundarbans to recover from damage by a severe tropical cyclone. The biodiversity of Sundarbans depends to fresh water flow through it. Therefore, the future of Sundarbans depends to the impact of climate change which has further effect to increasing intensity and frequency of severe tropical cyclone and salinity in water channels in Sundarbans.

  20. Unveiling the geography of historical patents in the United States from 1836 to 1975

    Petralia, Sergio; Balland, Pierre-Alexandre; Rigby, David L.

    2016-01-01

    It is clear that technology is a key driver of economic growth. Much less clear is where new technologies are produced and how the geography of U.S. invention has changed over the last two hundred years. Patent data report the geography, history, and technological characteristics of invention. However, those data have only recently become available in digital form and at the present time there exists no comprehensive dataset on the geography of knowledge production in the United States prior to 1975. The database presented in this paper unveils the geography of historical patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) from 1836 to 1975. This historical dataset, HistPat, is constructed using digitalized records of original patent documents that are publicly available. We describe a methodological procedure that allows recovery of geographical information on patents from the digital records. HistPat can be used in different disciplines ranging from geography, economics, history, network science, and science and technology studies. Additionally, it is easily merged with post-1975 USPTO digital patent data to extend it until today. PMID:27576103

  1. Radiation Dose to the Esophagus From Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy, 1943-1996: An International Population-Based Study of 414 Patients

    Purpose: To provide dosimetric data for an epidemiologic study on the risk of second primary esophageal cancer among breast cancer survivors, by reconstructing the radiation dose incidentally delivered to the esophagus of 414 women treated with radiation therapy for breast cancer during 1943-1996 in North America and Europe. Methods and Materials: We abstracted the radiation therapy treatment parameters from each patient’s radiation therapy record. Treatment fields included direct chest wall (37% of patients), medial and lateral tangentials (45%), supraclavicular (SCV, 64%), internal mammary (IM, 44%), SCV and IM together (16%), axillary (52%), and breast/chest wall boosts (7%). The beam types used were 60Co (45% of fields), orthovoltage (33%), megavoltage photons (11%), and electrons (10%). The population median prescribed dose to the target volume ranged from 21 Gy to 40 Gy. We reconstructed the doses over the length of the esophagus using abstracted patient data, water phantom measurements, and a computational model of the human body. Results: Fields that treated the SCV and/or IM lymph nodes were used for 85% of the patients and delivered the highest doses within 3 regions of the esophagus: cervical (population median 38 Gy), upper thoracic (32 Gy), and middle thoracic (25 Gy). Other fields (direct chest wall, tangential, and axillary) contributed substantially lower doses (approximately 2 Gy). The cervical to middle thoracic esophagus received the highest dose because of its close proximity to the SCV and IM fields and less overlying tissue in that part of the chest. The location of the SCV field border relative to the midline was one of the most important determinants of the dose to the esophagus. Conclusions: Breast cancer patients in this study received relatively high incidental radiation therapy doses to the esophagus when the SCV and/or IM lymph nodes were treated, whereas direct chest wall, tangentials, and axillary fields contributed lower doses

  2. Is Knowledge of Change Theory a Critical Competency in the Training of Health Care Practitioners?

    Anderson, Marcia K.; Bacon, Victoria L.

    2006-01-01

    In 1975, the American College of Sports Medicine began recommending the integration of change theory in the delivery of health-related and rehabilitation-based programs in which exercise prescription was a major part. The Stages of Change Model has been well integrated into the core curricula in the United States for many health care…

  3. Formerly utilized MED/AEC sites Remedial Action Program. Report of the decontamination of Jones Chemical Laboratory, Ryerson Physical Laboratory, and Eckhart Hall, the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has implemented a program to decontaminate radioactively contaminated sites that were formerly utilized by the Manhattan Engineer District (MED) and/or the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) for activities that included handling of radioactive material. This program is referred to as the ''Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program'' (FUSRAP). Among these sites are Jones Chemical Laboratory, Ryerson Physical Laboratory, Kent Chemical Laboratory, and Eckhart Hall of The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. Since 1977, the University of Chicago decontaminated Kent Chemical Laboratory as part of a facilities renovation program. All areas of Eckhart Hall, Ryerson Physical Laboratory, and Jones Chemical Laboratory that had been identified as contaminated in excess of current guidelines in the 1976-1977 surveys were decontaminated to levels where no contamination could be detected relative to natural backgrounds. All areas that required defacing to achieve this goal were restored to their original condition. The radiological evaluation of the sewer system, based primarily on the radiochemical analyses of sludge and water samples, indicated that the entire sewer system is potentially contaminated. While this evaluation was defined as part of this project, the decontamination of the sewer system was not included in the purview of this effort. The documentation included in this report substantiates the judgment that all contaminated areas identified in the earlier reports in the three structures included in the decontamination effort (Eckhart Hall, Ryerson Physical Laboratory, and Jones Chemical Laboratory) were cleaned to levels commensurate with release for unrestricted use

  4. Formerly utilized MED/AEC sites Remedial Action Program: radiological survey of the Bayo Canyon, Los Alamos, New Mexico. Final report

    A portion of Bayo Canyon, located in Los Alamos County in north-central New Mexico, was used between 1944 and 1961 as a site for experiments employing conventional high explosives in conjunction with research on nuclear weapons development. Radiochemistry operations conducted at the site resulted in the generation of liquid and solid radioactive wastes, which were disposed into subsurface pits and leaching fields. The site was decommissioned by 1963. The resurvey utilized information from a number of routine and special environmental surveillance studies as well as extensive new instrumental measurements, soil sampling, and radiochemical analyses. Results showed that residual surface contamination due to 90Sr averaged about 1.4 pCi/g or approximately 3 times the level attributable to worldwide fallout. Surface uranium averaged about 4.9 μg/g or about 1.5 times the amount naturally present in the volcanic-derived soils of the area. Subsurface contamination associated with the former waste disposal locations is largely confined within a total area of about 10,000 m2 and down to depths of about 5 m. Of 378 subsurface samples, fewer than 12% exceeded 13 pCi/g of gross beta activity, which is comparable to the upper range of activities for uncontaminated local soils. Health physics interpretation of the data indicates that the present population of Los Alamos living on mesas adjacent to Bayo Canyon is not receiving any incremental radiation doses due to the residual contamination. Potential future land uses of Bayo Canyon include development of a residential area

  5. Epidemiología de la lepra a través del estudio de la frecuentación de el hospital especializado de Trillo durante el período 1943-1995

    Urbina Torija Juan Román; García Salazar Mª del Pilar; Letón Pastor Mª de las Mercedes; Ruiz Pérez Raquel

    1997-01-01

    FUNDAMENTO: El estudio pretende describir el perfil sociodemográfico y clínico del enfermo de lepra hospitalizado y comprobar si su tipología ha cambiado en la historia del centro. MÉTODOS: Se trata de un estudio descriptivo y retrospectivo mediante la revisión de una muestra de las historias clínicas abiertas en el centro desde su origen en 1943 hasta 1995. Se eligieron mediante muestreo aleatorio sistemático 366 historias, de las que se cumplimentó un cuestionario que recogía variables soci...

  6. Bâtir Saint-Jean-du-Maroni. : La construction du pénitencier de Saint-Jean-du-Maroni, Guyane française, 1887-1943.

    Sanchez, Jean-Lucien

    2013-01-01

    275 p. This study provides a historical analysis of the architecture of the prison of Saint-Jean-du-Maroni. This prison hosted the relégués in French Guiana, under the law of 27 May 1885 on the relegation of recidivists. It identifies and analyzes all the buildings built by the prison administration between 1888 and 1943. It is divided into three parts: - A presentation of the main stages of the construction of the penitentiary. - An inventory and an analysis of all prison buildings. - A h...

  7. Evaluation of aeolian desertification from 1975 to 2010 and its causes in northwest Shanxi Province, China

    Xue, Zhanjin; Qin, Zuodong; Li, Hongjian; Ding, Guangwei; Meng, Xianwen

    2013-08-01

    Efforts to control aeolian desertification in China have focused on the arid and semiarid regions. However, the direct dust emission rates, sediment characteristics and local-scale controls, as well as the measures needed to combat desertification, remain poorly understood in northwest Shanxi Province. Aeolian desertification is regarded as an obstacle to local sustainable socioeconomic development. This paper investigated changes in aeolian desertification between 1975 and 2010 on the northwestern Shanxi Plateau. In this study, remote sensing images were used to classify land suffering from aeolian desertification into four categories: light, moderate, severe, and extremely severe. To evaluate the evolution and status of aeolian desertification as well as its causes, we interpreted and analyzed Landsat multi-spectral scanner (MSS) image (acquired in 1975) and Landsat Thematic Mapper (TM) images (acquired in 1991, 2000, 2006, and 2010) as well as meteorological and socioeconomic data. Results revealed 11,866 km2, 13,362 km2, 14,051 km2, 13,613 km2, and 12,318 km2 of aeolian desertified land (ADL) in the above 5 periods, respectively. The spatial dynamics and patterns showed two stages: expansion during 1975-2000 at a rate of 87.37 km2 a- 1, and spatial transfer of affected areas during 2000-2010 with a net decrease of 173.27 km2 a- 1. During the evolution of aeolian desertification, areas of moderate ADL had the greatest dynamic response (11.45%). The factors controlling ADL dynamics were analyzed from the perspectives of two groups of factors: natural factors and human activities. Our results indicated that the climate-dominated natural factors contribute greatly to the occurrence and development of ADL. However, they are not the fundamental causes of its development. The human factors are the primary and direct driving forces responsible for the increase in ADL area. More thorough quantitative analysis, with more frequent remotely sensed data is needed to assess

  8. [Sterilization surgeon and researcher: life and career of Benno Ottow (1884-1975)].

    Hansson, Nils; Peters, Anja; Tammiksaar, Erki

    2011-01-01

    The activities of the gynaecologist and member of the Erbgesundheitsgericht Benno Ottow (1884-1975) in the "Third Reich" have been described in a couple of publications. During the Nazi dictatorship Ottow demonstrated great commitment to putting the ideological and legal demands into practice. Drawing on sources from private and state archives in Estonia, Germany and Sweden, this paper investigates the biography of Benno Ottow: from his time as a junior physician period in Estonia and Russia to his directorship of the Brandenburg gynaecological state hospital in Berlin-Neukölln and the postwar-years in Sweden. PMID:23213866

  9. LMFBR safety. 5. Review of current issues and bibliography of literature (1975--1976)

    The current status of liquid-metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR) development and one of the principal safety issues, a hypothetical core-disruptive accident (HCDA), are discussed. Bibliographic information on worldwide LMFBRs relative to the development and safety of the breeder reactor is presented for the period 1975 through 1976. The bibliography consists of approximately 1618 abstracts covering early research and development and operating experiences leading up to the present design practices that are necessary for the licensing of breeder reactors. Keyword, author, and permuted-title indexes are included for completeness

  10. La evolución político-institucional en Bolivia entre 1975 a 2005

    José Antonio Rivera S.

    2008-01-01

    El presente trabajo aborda el estudio de la evolución político-institucional en Bolivia entre 1975 a 2005; con un análisis descriptivo del proceso que abarca el régimen democrático de gobierno, incluyendo el sistema político, el sistema electoral, los partidos políticos y mecanismos de participación ciudadana; el sistema judicial; los derechos fundamentales; y los mecanismos de defensa de la Constitución; para luego identificar los aspectos singulares de ese proceso de evolución; y concluyend...

  11. Program budgets 1975 of the large-scale research facilities. Pt. 1

    In this publication by an information service, the program budgets 1975 of the following facilities are presented (in some cases as excerpts): Deutsche Forschungs- und Versuchsanstalt fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt (DFVLR), Kernforschungsanlage Juelich GmbH (KFA), Gesellschaft fuer Kernenergieverwertung in Schiffbau und Schiffahrt mbH (GKSS), Hahn-Meitner-Institut fuer Kernforschung Berlin GmbH (HMI), Gesellschaft fuer Kernforschung mbH Karlsruhe (GfK), Gesellschaft fuer Strahlen- und Umweltforschung mbH (GSF), Gesellschaft fuer Schwerionenforschung mbH (GSI), Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Berlin GmbH (HHI). (HK)

  12. The impact of the 1975 New York City financial crisis on public sector unionism.

    Kruger, D H; Rodgers, R C

    1978-01-01

    Using New York City's 1975 financial crisis as an example, this article argues that the classic inelastic theory of wage demand for public sector employment (higher wages do not lead to reductions in employment) has been supplanted in the mid-1970s by a kinked demand relationship (the idea that higher wages can and do lead to reductions in employment), wherein unions can improve wages for their respective memberships only by implementing strategies that lend themselves to facilitating an increase in overall demand for government services. PMID:10318417

  13. Fuentes de crecimiento en la productividad de la industria manufacturera Colombiana 1966 - 1975

    Sandoval Diego

    1982-01-01

    Realiza una exploración sobre las principales fuentes de los cambios en la productividad dentro de la industria manufacturera colombiana durante el período 1966 - 1975. Busca evitar el conocido sesgo de medición debido al estudio de un factor en particular, que un enfoque adecuado en la materia se da a través de un análisis simultáneo de todas las posibles fuentes de cambios en productividad y se centra en 51 firmas colombianas, de 9 sectores industriales y cubre información para el mencionad...

  14. Effects of the large June 1975 meteoroid storm on earth's ionosphere

    Kaufmann, P.; Kuntz, V. L. R.; Paes Leme, N. M.; Piazza, L. R.; Vilas Boas, J. W. S.

    1989-11-01

    The meteoroid storm of June, 1975 generated pronounced disturbances on the earth, recorded as unique phase anomalies on VLF radio-propagation paths in the low terrestrial ionosphere during the June 20-30 period. Large nocturnal phase-advances lasting several hours were detected on several days at all VLF transmissions; they are noted to have been comparable, for the shorter propagation path, to solar Ly-alpha diurnal ionization. The storm was sporadic, with an apparent origin in the sky over the Southern Hemisphere whose right ascension was 1-2 hours larger than that of the sun.

  15. The Extreme Right in Spain. Surviving in the Shadow of Franco (1975-2014)

    Weltz, Hedda Samdahl

    2014-01-01

    In this master thesis my aim is to investigate the extreme right in Spain after Franco, from 1975 to 2014. I will compare the three largest extreme right movements, FE de las JONS, CEDADE and Fuerza Nueva with the newly created coalition LEM. After almost 40 years of a national catholic dictatorship did Spain transform into a democracy in a couple of years. The importance of Franco s person and the lack of cooperation between the remaining Francoist secured the easy democratic transition. The...

  16. Escultura y vidrio: España (1975-1995). New Glass Movement

    Giménez Raurell, María Cristina

    2015-01-01

    Esta tesis aborda el estudio de las primeras manifestaciones del New Glass Movement en España a través de autores españoles y de las obras de escultores extranjeros que expusieron en nuestro país entre 1975 y 1995. El último capítulo recoge un catálogo con 298 obras seleccionadas, que vertebra toda la investigación, contemplando más de 150 autores, 46 de ellos españoles y, entre estos, 20 artistas plásticos que integran el vidrio en su obras. Sobre todos ellos versa el discurso de este trabaj...

  17. Der Bergarbeiterwohnungsbau im Aachener und im südlimburgischen Kohlegebiet : ein Vergleich 1875 - 1975

    Karhausen, Heinz-Gerd

    2011-01-01

    Between around 1875 and 1975 coal was mined in both the Aachen and South Limburg coal fields. Accommodation for the workforce thus had to be provided in the vicinity of the coal mines. A wide range of housing for mine workers was built on both sides of the German-­Dutch border which led to a rapid increase in the population in the mining communities. It was discussed if such housing was actually up-­to-­date at the time in terms of living space, layout and design, sanitary facilities and supp...

  18. LMFBR safety. 4. Review of current issues and bibliography of literature (1974--1975)

    This report discusses the current status of liquid-metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR) development and one of the principal safety issues, a hypothetical core-disruptive accident (HCDA). Bibliographic information on worldwide LMFBRs relative to the development of the breeder reactor as a safe source of nuclear power is presented for the period 1974 through 1975. The bibliography consists of approximately 1554 abstracts covering early research and development and operating experiences leading up to the present design practices that are necessary for the licensing of breeder reactors. Key-word, author, and permuted-title indexes are included for completeness

  19. Undertrykkere og undertrykte - en undersøgelse af Mandebevægelsen 1975-1982

    Jensen, Uffe Fjelstrup

    2010-01-01

    This report examines The Men's Movement (Mandebevægelsen), a danish organization from 1975 that sought to change the male gender role. Almost completely unresearched, The Men's Movement is seen as related to the historiography on the leftist revolt of the 1960's and 1970's in Denmark, also known as “68”. So far, the research on “68” has made a sharp distinction between the cultural and political aspects of the revolt, emphasizing the cultural impact, though focus has been prima...

  20. LMFBR safety. 4. Review of current issues and bibliography of literature (1974--1975)

    Buchanan, J.R.; Keilholtz, G.W.

    1977-03-21

    This report discusses the current status of liquid-metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR) development and one of the principal safety issues, a hypothetical core-disruptive accident (HCDA). Bibliographic information on worldwide LMFBRs relative to the development of the breeder reactor as a safe source of nuclear power is presented for the period 1974 through 1975. The bibliography consists of approximately 1554 abstracts covering early research and development and operating experiences leading up to the present design practices that are necessary for the licensing of breeder reactors. Key-word, author, and permuted-title indexes are included for completeness.

  1. An updated analysis of the Lucas Heights Climatology - 1975 to 1996

    Meteorological data collected from 1975 to 1996 in the Lucas Heights region have been summarised to provide an update on the climatology. Initially data were recorded in analogue form but since 1991 advanced digital recording systems have allowed more accurate and extensive statistics to be analysed. Since 1993 a network of meteorological stations has been installed through the surrounding area to investigate the influence of complex terrain on wind flow and atmospheric dispersion patterns. A large data volumes is presented together with some initial interpretation of these complex terrain influences on the Lucas Heights region climatolology

  2. Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever in the South of Vietnam during 1975-1992 and Its Control Strategy

    Do, Quang Ha; Vu, Thi Que Huong; Huynh, Thi Kim Loan; Dinh, Quoc Thong; Deubel, Vincent

    1995-01-01

    The incidence of dengue (DEN) virus infection in Vietnam has increased dramatically in the past 30 years. From 1960 up to now, the number of dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) cases has been continuing to increase and recorded as the greatest one in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific Regions. DHF was endemic in South Vietnam and 30-380 cases/100,000 population were reported annually. Major epidemics have occurred in a 3-4 years frequency, as in 1975, 1978-1979, 1983 and 1987. The 1987 outbre...

  3. Annual report of the Nuclear Physics Section (July 1, 1974 - June 30, 1975)

    This annual report of the Nuclear Physics Section of the Institute of Applied Nuclear Physics covers the period from July 1, 1974, to June 30, 1975. This was the first year following a thorough reorganisation of the nuclear physics activities at the Karlsruhe Research Centre. The two areas of research of the Nuclear Physics Section are basic nuclear physics and the application of nuclear methods mainly to problems of nuclear engineering. The latter activities include contributions to the Karlsruhe fast breeder and safeguards projects. The basic research activities mainly make use of the accelerators of the institute (cyclotron, 3 MV, van de Graaff.) (orig.)

  4. LMFBR safety. 5. Review of current issues and bibliography of literature (1975--1976)

    Buchanan, J.R.; Keilholtz, G.W.

    1977-06-08

    The current status of liquid-metal fast breeder reactor (LMFBR) development and one of the principal safety issues, a hypothetical core-disruptive accident (HCDA), are discussed. Bibliographic information on worldwide LMFBRs relative to the development and safety of the breeder reactor is presented for the period 1975 through 1976. The bibliography consists of approximately 1618 abstracts covering early research and development and operating experiences leading up to the present design practices that are necessary for the licensing of breeder reactors. Keyword, author, and permuted-title indexes are included for completeness.

  5. Annual Report of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board. The Report made in 1975

    Pursuant to the requirement in Article 14(a) of the Regulations of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund that the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board present an annual report to the General Assembly of the United Nations and to the member organizations of the Fund, the United Nations has published the report presented by the Board in 1975 as Supplement No. 9 to the Official Records of the General Assembly: Thirtieth Session (A/10009). The report has thus already been communicated to Governments. However, if any Member should require additional copies, the Secretariat is ready to obtain them

  6. Discussing patient's lifestyle choices in the consulting room: analysis of GP-patient consultations between 1975 and 2008

    van Dulmen Sandra

    2010-11-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Background The increasing prevalence of chronic diseases and the growing understanding that lifestyle behaviour plays an essential role in improving overall health suggest a need for increased attention to lifestyle choices in the consulting room. This study aims to examine whether or not healthy and unhealthy lifestyle choices of patients are currently being discussed more often in primary care consultations than in former decades. Furthermore, we are interested in GPs' approach to lifestyle behaviour during consultations. Lastly, we examine whether lifestyle behaviour is discussed more with certain patients during consultations, depending on gender, age and educational background. Method We analysed video-recordings of medical consultations, collected between 1975 and 2008 in Dutch GP practices. Data were analysed using logistic regression. Results This study shows that discussion of smoking behaviour and physical activity has increased somewhat over time. A change in discussion of nutrition and alcohol is, however, less clear. Overall, alcohol use is the least discussed and physical activity the most discussed during consultations. GPs mainly refer to lifestyle when it is relevant to the patient's complaints (symptom approach. GPs' approach to lifestyle behaviour did not change over time. In general, lifestyle behaviour is discussed more with older, male patients (except for nutrition. GPs talk about lifestyle behaviour with patients from different educational backgrounds equally (except for physical activity. Conclusion In recent years there is greater awareness of a healthy lifestyle, which is reflected to a limited extent in this study. Still, lifestyle behaviour is discussed in only a minority of consultations. GPs do not refer to lifestyle behaviour as a routine procedure, i.e. do not include it in primary prevention. This highlights the importance of the introduction of prevention consultations, where GPs can discuss lifestyle

  7. Intervention Effects of a School-Based Health Promotion Programme on Obesity Related Behavioural Outcomes

    Susanne Kobel; Tamara Wirt; Anja Schreiber; Dorothea Kesztyüs; Sarah Kettner; Nanette Erkelenz; Olivia Wartha; Jürgen M. Steinacker

    2014-01-01

    Studies have shown preventive effects of an active lifestyle during childhood on later life; therefore, health promotion has to start early. The programme “Join the Healthy Boat” promotes a healthy lifestyle in primary school children. In order to evaluate it, children’s behaviours in respect of increased physical activity (PA), a decrease in screen media use (SMU), more regular breakfast, and a reduction of the consumption of soft drinks (SDC) were investigated. 1943 children (7.1 ± 0.6 year...

  8. Integración del Congreso del Estado de Baja California Sur, 1975-2011

    José Antonio Beltrán Morales

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available El objetivo de este documento es presentar un análisis descriptivo de la forma como se ha distribuido e integrado el Congreso del Estado de Baja California Sur desde la elección de la primera legislatura (1975 hasta la más recientemente electa (2011. Se desarrolla a partir de la caracterización de dos periodos de análisis (1975-1990 y (1993-2008 haciendo especial énfasis en la proporcionalidad, equidad y pluralidad al momento de su con - formación, destacando, principalmente, la participación de los tres partidos con mayor votación en la entidad: Partido Revolucionario Institucional, Partido Acción Nacional y Partido de la Revolución Democrática. Los datos empíricos demuestran la transformación gradual hacia un espacio de mayor pluralidad, no obstante la ausencia de incentivos de carácter normativo.

  9. Quantifying terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics in the Jinsha watershed, upper Yangtze, China from 1975 to 2000.

    Zhao, Shuqing; Liu, Shuguang; Yin, Runsheng; Li, Zhengpeng; Deng, Yulin; Tan, Kun; Deng, Xiangzheng; Rothstein, David; Qi, Jiaguo

    2010-03-01

    Quantifying the spatial and temporal dynamics of carbon stocks in terrestrial ecosystems and carbon fluxes between the terrestrial biosphere and the atmosphere is critical to our understanding of regional patterns of carbon budgets. Here we use the General Ensemble biogeochemical Modeling System to simulate the terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics in the Jinsha watershed of China's upper Yangtze basin from 1975 to 2000, based on unique combinations of spatial and temporal dynamics of major driving forces, such as climate, soil properties, nitrogen deposition, and land use and land cover changes. Our analysis demonstrates that the Jinsha watershed ecosystems acted as a carbon sink during the period of 1975-2000, with an average rate of 0.36 Mg/ha/yr, primarily resulting from regional climate variation and local land use and land cover change. Vegetation biomass accumulation accounted for 90.6% of the sink, while soil organic carbon loss before 1992 led to a lower net gain of carbon in the watershed, and after that soils became a small sink. Ecosystem carbon sink/source patterns showed a high degree of spatial heterogeneity. Carbon sinks were associated with forest areas without disturbances, whereas carbon sources were primarily caused by stand-replacing disturbances. It is critical to adequately represent the detailed fast-changing dynamics of land use activities in regional biogeochemical models to determine the spatial and temporal evolution of regional carbon sink/source patterns. PMID:19296154

  10. [Bladder tumor lethality. Results in the autonomous community of Rioja between 1975-1991].

    Fernández Fernández, A; Gil Fabra, J; Fernández Ruíz, M; Angulo Castellanos, M G; Blanco Martín, E; Otero Mauricio, G

    1998-01-01

    Between 1975-1991, a total of 557 cases of bladder carcinoma were identified in the Autonomous Community of La Rioja (CAR) which were followed up to December 1994. The overall lethality was 21.9%. 492 cases with 22.35% lethality were identified in males. In females, however, there was 65 cases with 18.46% lethality. The comparison of males and females lethality resulted in p = 0.525. Lethality between cases diagnosed within each 5-year period analyzed is: 1975-1981: 177 cases, lethality 23.72%. 1982-1986: 168 cases, lethality 30.95%. 1987-1991: 212 cases, lethality 13.20%. Between the first and the second 5-year periods, p = 0.132; between the first and third 5-year periods p = 0.007 and between the second and third 5-year periods p CAR for a 22.35% lethality. Lethality is higher in males that in females but the difference is not statistically significant. In the last 5-year period assessed, 1987-1991, a reduction of lethality from bladder neoplasms has been documented. PMID:9807870

  11. [Adult autopsies in a French university hospital (CHU Amiens) for the period 1975-2005].

    Chatelain, Denis; Brevet, Marie; Guernou, Malika; Manaouil, Cécile; Leclercq, Fabienne; Bruniau, Alexis; Cordonnier, Carole; Sevestre, Henri

    2007-09-01

    We have reviewed the pathological reports of adult necropsies performed in Amiens hospital during the 1975-2005 period. 1,639 autopsies were performed in 1,049 men and 590 women. We distinguished three periods: 1975-1987 (period 1) with a high number of autopsies (86/year), 1988-1996 (period 2) with a huge decrease of autopsies performed (43/year) and 1997-2005 (period 3) with few autopsies performed (14/year). Patients were younger during period 3, 38% were less than 50 years old versus 26% and 29% during periods 1 and 2. The sex ratio M/F increased during period 3 (2.7 versus 1.7 and 1.9 during periods 1 and 2). Period 3 showed an increase of major diagnoses discovered during autopsies (36% versus 28% of autopsies performed during periods 1 and 2) and showed an increase of autopsies performed after iatrogenic events (20% versus 12% and 13% of autopsies of periods 1 and 2). Period 3 showed an increase of the delay between the death of patients and autopsy and a decrease of the delay of transmission of pathological reports. 2% of autopsies were never answered by the pathologists. In conclusion, our study confirms the major decline of autopsies during the last 30 years. Patients autopsied are currently young men and the autopsies are more frequently performed in potential forensic circumstances. Selection biases explain that major diagnoses are more frequently found at autopsies nowadays than 30 years ago. PMID:18185448

  12. THE SECRET SOUTH AFRICAN PROJECT TEAM: BUILDING STRIKE CRAFT IN ISRAEL, 1975-79

    Thean Potgieter

    2012-02-01

    Full Text Available Though the history of the South African Navy (SAN only dates back to 1922, for most of its history it depended on Britain for warships. The British Royal Navy on the other hand had an unbroken involvement with maritime defence along the South African Coast and the protection of the Cape Sea Route from 1806 to 1975 (when the Simon’s Town Agreement was cancelled. However, political tension between South Africa’s apartheid government and Britain caused a break in this relationship, forcing the SAN to acquire warships from alternative sources.A number of South African efforts to acquire corvettes failed during the 1970s, leaving the strike craft project as the only major warship project of the SAN to succeed for close to three decades. This project had an overseas as well as a local building phase. As part of the overseas phase, a project team was dispatched to Israel in 1975 to oversee the building and commissioning into the SAN, of three strike craft. The project team consisted of the Armaments Board (AB, Armscor after 1977 team as well as the SAN project team. While the AB/Armscor had to oversee the building process, the SAN team had to prepare to take the vessels into service.

  13. La psiquiatría española y Jacques Lacan antes de 1975

    Druet, Anne Cécile

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available This article aims to analyse the presence of Jacques Lacan in the domain of Spanish psychiatry before 1975. Firstly, it addresses this question through an examination of the psychiatric press and an analysis of all references made to Lacan (origin, features and development in quantitative and qualitative terms. Secondly, it addresses the history, the context and the consequences of the two lectures that Jacques Lacan gave in Barcelona in 1958 and 1972, at the invitation of some Spanish psychiatrists.El objetivo de este artículo es estudiar la presencia de Jacques Lacan en el ámbito psiquiátrico español antes de 1975. Se aborda en un primer momento esta cuestión a través del escrutinio de la prensa psiquiátrica y del análisis de las referencias a Lacan que aparecen en ella (origen, características, y evolución en términos cuantitativos y cualitativos. Se aborda a continuación la historia, el contexto y las consecuencias de las dos conferencias que Jacques Lacan, invitado por los psiquiatras españoles, dio en Barcelona en 1958 y 1972.

  14. Bob Dobinson (1943-2004)

    Bee, C; Mapelli, L; Wickens, F. J

    It was a great shock to the many friends and colleagues of Bob Dobinson to hear of his sudden and unexpected death in England on Thursday 19th February. Bob came to CERN in April 1968 and his professional interests were always in the area of electronics, instrumentation, networking and computing at the "front-end" of experiments. These interests included Ethernet, right from its very initial use to interconnect computers to his latest work with the Gigabit and 10 Gigabit versions as the basis for data transmission for experiments, both in the DAQ and between computing centres. Bob lived life the way he wanted to, and with great energy. He drove himself hard and generated enthusiasm amongst his collaborators to do the same. Always willing to learn from first principles about topics that interested him, he persisted with questions until he had obtained a full understanding. He was a first-class teacher, and he held positions as Visiting Professor at the Universities of Liverpool and London. He was also an exc...

  15. Bob Dobinson (1943-2004)

    2004-01-01

    Bob Dobinson died, very unexpectedly, in England on Thursday 19th February. Bob came to CERN as a NATO Fellow in April 1968, directly after gaining his PhD in London. He joined the CERN-Rome Group, carrying out experiments both at the CERN PS and at Serpukhov. He became a CERN fellow before being appointed as a Staff Member in 1971. His professional interests were always in the area of electronics, instrumentation, networking and computing at the "front-end" of experiments. In that context, mention must be made of his outstanding work in driving the CAMAC standard, and his later work on FASTBUS; of his leadership of the European Muon Collaboration's online team and of his support, as a user, for standard PDP-11 data acquisition software; of his interest in Ethernet at all times from its very initial use to inter-connect computers to his latest work with the Gigabit and 10 Gigabit versions as the basis for data transmission within experiments. Bob lived life the way he wanted to, and wit...

  16. Missouri River 1943 Compact Line

    Iowa State University GIS Support and Research Facility — Flood Control, Bank Stabilization and development of a navigational channel on the Missouri River had a great impact on the river and adjacent lands. The new...

  17. Evolución de la mortalidad atribuible al tabaco en las Islas Canarias (1975-1994)

    Bello Luján Luis M; Lorenzo Ruano Pedro; Gil Muñoz Mercedes; Saavedra Santana Pedro; Serra Majem Lluis

    2001-01-01

    Fundamento: El objetivo de este trabajo es describir la mortalidad atribuible al consumo de tabaco en las Islas Canarias durante el periodo 1975-1994. Método: Las defunciones por edad, sexo y causa desde 1975 a 1994 se obtuvieron del Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Movimiento Natural Población). A partir de las Encuestas de Salud de España y Canarias se tomaron los porcentajes de nunca fumadores, fumadores y ex-fumadores de la población canaria por edad y sexo. Los riesgos relativos de mue...

  18. Hospital Based Health Technology Assessment: an example from Siena

    Pietro Manzi

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available The Health Technology Assessment (HTA has emerged in recent years as a useful tool in healthcare decision-making. It is a multidisciplinary process that summarizes information about the medical, social, economic and ethical issues related to the use of a health technology and provides evidence-based information on how to allocate resources. The experience of Siena University Hospital is an example of multidisciplinary hospital-based HTA. In the present paper we summarize the organization of HTA commission and the assessment methodology of the purchase, rental or sale of medical equipment and medical devices. Furthermore we illustrate the data concerning the commission activities in 2013.http://dx.doi.org/10.7175/fe.v16i1.943

  19. Engaging youth of color in applied science education and public health promotion

    Sprague Martinez, Linda; Bowers, Edmond; Reich, Amanda J.; Ndulue, Uchenna J.; Le, Albert An; Peréa, Flavia C.

    2016-03-01

    Participation in inquiry-based science education, which focuses on student-constructed learning, has been linked to academic success. Whereas the benefits of this type of science education are evident, access to such high-quality science curriculum and programming is not equitable. Black and Latino students in particular have less access to supplementary science programming, and fewer opportunities to engage in inquiry-based education. This paper describes outcomes associated with an inquiry-based out-of-school time science education program, Nuestro Futuro: Applied Science Education to Engage Black and Latino Youth (NFASE), which sought to build the capacity of middle school students of color to 'think' like health scientists from diverse disciplinary perspectives. The program was designed with the intent of (1) improving student attitudes toward and motivation for science and (2) increasing active and engaged citizenship (AEC). NFASE students explored health inequity and the social determinants of health locally and engaged in developing health promotion, outreach and education efforts targeted to their peers, parents/families, and community. Interest in the program was high overall, but implementation was not without challenges. Although evaluation outcomes indicate that there were no statistically significant changes in science-related attitudes or motivation, students reported significant increases in neighborhood social connection, as well as overall AEC.

  20. l275np.m77t - MGD77 data file for Geophysical data from feld activity L-2-75-NP in Gulf of Alaska from 08/25/1975 to 09/04/1975

    U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior — Single-beam bathymetry and magnetics data along with DGPS navigation data was collected as part of field activity L-2-75-NP in Gulf of Alaska from 08/25/1975 to...