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Quarterly Report to the Technology Assessment Board, April 1 - June 30, 1983

Quarterly Report to the Technology Assessment Board, April 1 - June 30, 1983

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Creator: unknown
Description: None
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QuOTAtion A Computerized Data Base of Information on OTA Publications

QuOTAtion A Computerized Data Base of Information on OTA Publications

Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This binder contains full text information of all the OTA records in the database as of April 1990, listed by terms, subject, and document type.
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Requirements for Fulfilling a National Materials Policy

Requirements for Fulfilling a National Materials Policy

Date: {1974-08-11,1974-08-16}
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Report from a conference focused on finding a "consensus on main themes of materials policy, and to focus national attention on the need for a strong, effective national network of materials information systems" (p. 1).
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The Strengths and Weaknesses of OTA Policy Analysis, 1992

The Strengths and Weaknesses of OTA Policy Analysis, 1992

Date: unknown
Creator: Office of Technology Assessment
Description: This document is a collection of Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) staff alumni responses to questions regarding the strengths and weaknesses of OTA policy analysis.
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U.S. Natural Gas Availability: Gas Supply Through the Year 2000

U.S. Natural Gas Availability: Gas Supply Through the Year 2000

Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that examines natural gas availability until the year 2000 in the lower 48 United States.
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Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1976

Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1976

Date: March 1973
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report covers the activities of the Office of Technology Assessment during calendar year 1975.
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Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1974

Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1974

Date: March 1974
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report is intended to provide the Congress with information on the steps taken thus far by the Office of Technology Assessment, as well as general background information on the development of the Technology Assessment Act.
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Drug Bioequivalence

Drug Bioequivalence

Date: July 1974
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. Drug Bioequivalence Study Panel.
Description: Report of the findings from a panel of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) regarding drug bioequivalence therapies. According to the report, the purpose of the Drug Bioequivalence Study Panel "was to examine the relationships between the chemical and therapeutic equivalence of drug products and to assess the capability of current technology -- short of therapeutic trials in man -- to determine whether drug products with the same physical and chemical composition produce comparable therapeutic effects" (p. 5).
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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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Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1975

Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1975

Date: March 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report covers the activities of the Office of Technology Assessment during the year since March 15, 1974, the date of the preceding annual report, through March 15, 1975.
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An analysis of the feasibility of separating exploration from production of oil and gas on the outer continental shelf

An analysis of the feasibility of separating exploration from production of oil and gas on the outer continental shelf

Date: May 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report on an analysis done by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) on whether or not it is feasible to separate "exploration from production of oil and gas on the Outer Continental Shelf" (p. iii).
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Automated Guideway Transit: An Assessment of PRT and Other New Systems

Automated Guideway Transit: An Assessment of PRT and Other New Systems

Date: June 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) assessing the Automated Guideway Transit Systems, with both detailed findings and summaries.
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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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Program of Policy Studies in Science and Technology

Program of Policy Studies in Science and Technology

Date: August 1975
Creator: The George Washington University
Description: These readings explore the historical, theoretical, methodological, and institutional aspects of assessment. Many of these publications represent early efforts to probe the concept and methodologies of the assessment function.
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The Financial Viability of Conrail

The Financial Viability of Conrail

Date: September 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A review prepared by the the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) based on the Final System Plan of the Consolidated Rail Corporation (ConRail) of 1974. It "examines "the critical assumptions affecting ConRail's financial viability using background data developed by USRA, the views of the key parties and independent analysis" (p.1).
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A Review of Alternative Approaches to Federal Funding of Rail Rehabilitation

A Review of Alternative Approaches to Federal Funding of Rail Rehabilitation

Date: September 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that is part of a plan to restructure the railroads of the Northeast. It "provides a conceptual framework for the evaluation of alternative approaches to federal assistance for the rehabilitation of the nation's railroad fixed plant" (p. xiv).
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Energy, The Economy, and Mass Transit

Energy, The Economy, and Mass Transit

Date: October 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report on a study conducted by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) on current economic and energy conditions. The report "summarizes a number of findings regarding recent trends in the transit industry, the effects of current economic and energy conditions on the use of transit, and the relative merits of adopting alternative transportation strategies to increase transit use and achieve energy conservation objectives" (p. 1).
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An Analysis of the Impacts of the Projected Natural Gas Curtailments for the Winter 1975-76

An Analysis of the Impacts of the Projected Natural Gas Curtailments for the Winter 1975-76

Date: November 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) analyzing the potential impacts of the expected natural gas shortage of the winter of 1975-76. The study's objectives are to "determine the extent to which these projected curtailments reflect the actual situation and what the impacts and potential danger points might be as a result of the natural gas shortage" (p. ix).
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A Review of National Railroad Issues

A Review of National Railroad Issues

Date: December 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: The Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) prepared a report that studies how to handle the remaining bankrupt railroads after the creation of Conrail. It examines the current financial states of railroads, and possible ways to address the problem.
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A Status Report

A Status Report

Date: 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Objectives for the OTA in the statutory mandate of the Technology Assessment Act and the policy directives.
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An Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 2: Atlanta Case Study

An Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 2: Atlanta Case Study

Date: February 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report, based on a study directed by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) is one of nine case studies intended to assess community planning of mass transit. It "attempts to identify the factors that help communities, facing critical technological choices, make wise decisions that are consistent with local and national goals for transit" (pg. vii).
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An Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 3: Boston Case Study

An Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 3: Boston 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" (vii).
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An Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 4: Chicago Case Study

An Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 4: Chicago 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 5: Denver Case Study

Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 5: Denver 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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