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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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Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 6: Los Angeles Case Study

Assessment of Community Planning for Mass Transit, Volume 6: Los Angeles 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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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 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 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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Food Information Systems

Food Information Systems

Date: February 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Transcriptions of statements made over the course of four days regarding the food information systems in the United States.
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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 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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The Feasibility and Value of Broadband Communications in Rural Areas: A Preliminary Evaluation

The Feasibility and Value of Broadband Communications in Rural Areas: A Preliminary Evaluation

Date: April 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report covering a study conducted by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). The study looks at "the feasibility and value of using broadband communications to provide public services for rural areas" (p. I-1).
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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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