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 Decade: 1970-1979
 Collection: Office of Technology Assessment
Coastal Effects of Offshore Energy Systems: An Assessment of Oil and Gas Systems, Deepwater Ports, and Nuclear Powerplants Off the Coasts of New Jersey and Delaware

Coastal Effects of Offshore Energy Systems: An Assessment of Oil and Gas Systems, Deepwater Ports, and Nuclear Powerplants Off the Coasts of New Jersey and Delaware

Date: November 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) about the effects of coastal development in the United States, specifically New Jersey and Delaware. The study looks at "the likely consequences of three energy systems for the ocean environment, the coastal environment, and the economics and patterns of life in both States during the next two decades" (p. c.1).
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An Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 7: Minneapolis-St. Paul Case Study

An Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 7: Minneapolis-St. Paul Case Study

Date: February 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: One of nine studies done by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) assessing community planning for mass transit. The report identifies "the factors that help communities, facing critical technological choices, make wise decisions that are consistent with local and national goals for transit" (p. vii).
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Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 8: San Francisco Case Study

Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 8: San Francisco Case Study

Date: February 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: One of nine studies done by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) assessing community planning for mass transit. The report identifies "the factors that help communities, facing critical technological choices, make wise decisions that are consistent with local and national goals for transit" (p. vii).
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Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 9: Seattle Case Study

Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 9: Seattle Case Study

Date: March 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: One of nine studies done by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) assessing community planning for mass transit. The report identifies "the factors that help communities, facing critical technological choices, make wise decisions that are consistent with local and national goals for transit" (p. vii).
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Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 10: Washington, D.C. Case Study

Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 10: Washington, D.C. Case Study

Date: February 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: One of many studies conducted by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). This report is intended "to provide an information base for an overall assessment of community planning for mass transit" (preface).
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Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 11: Technical Report

Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 11: Technical Report

Date: February 10, 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: One in a series of reports by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). This particular report is intended to "cast light on prospective changes in national transit policy programs and administration that might improve, in different ways and to different extents, the way communities plan mass transit systems" (p. iii).
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Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 12: Bibliography

Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 12: Bibliography

Date: February 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A bibliography of the publications that were referenced in "An Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit," which was done by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA).
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Status Report on the Gas Potential From Devonian Shales of the Appalachian Basin

Status Report on the Gas Potential From Devonian Shales of the Appalachian Basin

Date: November 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of "the potential for producing gas from the Devonian shales of the Appalachian Basin" based on "plausible economic, geologic, and technological assumptions" (Foreward).
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Automatic Train Control in Rail Rapid Transit

Automatic Train Control in Rail Rapid Transit

Date: May 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) covering the topic of of "the degree of automation which is technically feasible, economically justifiable, or otherwise appropriate for rail rapid transit" (p. viii).
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Automobile Collision Data: An Assessment of Needs and Methods of Acquisition

Automobile Collision Data: An Assessment of Needs and Methods of Acquisition

Date: February 17, 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report on evaluation of the automotive crash recorder program proposed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). As the assessment progressed, the implications for automobile collision data as a “whole became apparent and the report has been so titled to provide a more accurate indication of its scope.
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Benefits of Increased Use of Continuous Casting by the U.S. Steel Industry

Benefits of Increased Use of Continuous Casting by the U.S. Steel Industry

Date: October 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of the United States steel industry, particularly various processes of casting currently used by the industry.
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Analysis of Laws Governing Access Across Federal Lands

Analysis of Laws Governing Access Across Federal Lands

Date: February 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) analyzing "the laws governing Federal land management systems, the laws specifically applicable to Alaskan lands, and the major environmental and land-planning laws that affect access across Federal land management systems" (p. iii).
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An Analysis of the ERDA Plan and Program

An Analysis of the ERDA Plan and Program

Date: October 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) analyzing a plan put forth by the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA). This report assesses the plan and "is intended to provide the Congress with much of the background information necessary for an effective analysis of ERDA's energy R&D programs" (p. vii).
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Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

Transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas

Date: September 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment assessing the transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be used "in consideration of major new projects for the importation of natural gas, and of the competing alternatives for transporting natural gas from Alaska through Canada...or through Alaska only and thence via LNG tankers to the lower 48 States" (p. v).
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Impact of a Department of Education on Federal Science & Technology Activities

Impact of a Department of Education on Federal Science & Technology Activities

Date: August 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) examining "a range of congressional options available for ensuring the integrity of the educational process for professional scientists and engineers is maintained" during the creation of the Department of Education (p. iii).
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Open Shelf-Life Dating of Food

Open Shelf-Life Dating of Food

Date: August 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that analyzes "consumers' perspectives on open-date labeling; benefits and costs; alternative systems and techniques; alternative criteria and scientific tests to establish open dates; enforcement mechanisms and liability related to open-date labeling; and options available to Congress" (p. 1).
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Oil Transportation by Tankers: An Analysis of Marine Pollution and Safety Measures

Oil Transportation by Tankers: An Analysis of Marine Pollution and Safety Measures

Date: July 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) presenting "a factual background on tankers and a discussion of issues related to the safety of tanker operation and the potential presented by tankers for introducing polluting oil into the marine environment" (p. xv). The report investigates broad issues and suggests possible alternatives.
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Organizing and Financing Basic Research to Increase Food Production

Organizing and Financing Basic Research to Increase Food Production

Date: June 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment analyzing" alternatives for organizing and financing basic research to increase food production" (Preface).
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OTA Priorities 1979, With Brief Descriptions of Priorities and of Assessments in Progress

OTA Priorities 1979, With Brief Descriptions of Priorities and of Assessments in Progress

Date: March 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report describes the first priorities list developed by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) as a result of a new and ongoing process for selecting possible projects for study.
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Nuclear Proliferation and Safeguards: Appendix Volume II, Part Two

Nuclear Proliferation and Safeguards: Appendix Volume II, Part Two

Date: June 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: The focus of this report is the construction of nuclear power plants abroad, especially the problem of assuring that none of the plutonium produced in these plants is diverted for use in weapons.
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Nutrition Research Alternatives

Nutrition Research Alternatives

Date: September 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that analyzes "nutrition research alternatives-alternative goals and priorities, alternative definitions and funding, and alternative research personnel requirements" (p. iii).
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Nuclear Proliferation and Safeguards

Nuclear Proliferation and Safeguards

Date: June 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that looks at nuclear proliferation and "seeks to facilitate an understanding of the problem and its implications, in terms of both a comprehensive overview and a detailed indepth analysis of key elements" (p. 7).
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Technology and East-West Trade

Technology and East-West Trade

Date: November 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that identifies and evaluates the "economic, political, and military costs and benefits that accrue to the United States in its trade with the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and the People's Republic of China, taking account of the complex ways in which these factors interrelate" (p. iii).
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Management of Fuel and Nonfuel Minerals in Federal Land: Current Status and Issues

Management of Fuel and Nonfuel Minerals in Federal Land: Current Status and Issues

Date: April 1979
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "examines a series of options that range from continuance of the status quo to major and comprehensive innovations in the management of mineral activities on Federal lands" (p. iii).
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