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 Resource Type: Report
 Decade: 1980-1989
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
Criteria for Evaluating the Implementation Plan Required By the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977: A Background Paper

Criteria for Evaluating the Implementation Plan Required By the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977: A Background Paper

Date: January 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that looks at the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 and "identifies 14 basic issues or conflicts with which th [sic] implementation plan must cope in order to achieve its objectives" (Introduction).
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Impact of Advanced Group Rapid Transit Technology

Impact of Advanced Group Rapid Transit Technology

Date: January 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of advanced group rapid transit (AGRT) that looks at possibilities for "further advances in automated guideway transit (AGT) technology, and evaluates their potential impacts on various stakeholder groups" (p. iii).
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U.S. Disaster Assistance to Developing Countries: Lessons Applicable to U.S. Domestic Disaster Programs: A Background Paper

U.S. Disaster Assistance to Developing Countries: Lessons Applicable to U.S. Domestic Disaster Programs: A Background Paper

Date: January 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A background paper prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that looks at the "relationship between disasters in the developing countries and natural hazards in the United States" (p. iii).
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Issues and Options in Flood Hazards Management

Issues and Options in Flood Hazards Management

Date: February 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An analysis by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that identifies "information and knowledge gaps in the management of flood hazards" and proposes "policy options for further consideration that could beneficially affect such management" (p. 1).
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Alternative Energy Futures: Part 1-The Future of Liquefied Natural Gas Imports

Alternative Energy Futures: Part 1-The Future of Liquefied Natural Gas Imports

Date: March 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "addresses whether or not additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports should be encouraged or restricted in the context of future national energy requirements and supply alternatives" (p. 3).
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Annual Report to the Congress for 1979

Annual Report to the Congress for 1979

Date: March 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report includes statements by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the board, TAAC Chairman, and the director of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). The report discusses the year in review regarding the work in progress, organization and operations of OTA.
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Forecasts of Physician Supply and Requirements

Forecasts of Physician Supply and Requirements

Date: April 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "evaluates the assumptions, methods, and results of the two current models used to forecast the number and kinds of physicians the country is likely to need and have" in order to aid Congress in creating policies of health services and health resources (p. iii).
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Impact of Advanced Air Transport Technology: Part 1 Advanced High-Speed Aircraft

Impact of Advanced Air Transport Technology: Part 1 Advanced High-Speed Aircraft

Date: April 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that examines "the economic, environmental, energy, societal, and safety impacts of advances in the technology of high-speed aircraft, commuter, aircraft, and air cargo" (p. iii).
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Recent Developments in Ocean Thermal Energy

Recent Developments in Ocean Thermal Energy

Date: April 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A memorandum prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that updates the status of the study of Ocean Thermal Conversion.
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Taggants in Explosives

Taggants in Explosives

Date: April 1980
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that analyzes the "proposal to mandate the use of taggants in explosive materials manufactured for commercial use," looking specifically at two kinds of taggants that could possibly be used in chemical explosives (p. 3).
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