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Aids and health insurance: an OTA survey

Aids and health insurance: an OTA survey

Date: February 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This survey was conducted as part of an Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) assessment on medical testing and health insurance that will be published at a later date. OTA is also monitoring AIDS-related developments for the U.S. Congress, and the survey results are being published by OTA as the second in a series of Staff Papers on AIDS-related issues.
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Aircraft Evacuation Testing: Research and Technology Issues

Aircraft Evacuation Testing: Research and Technology Issues

Date: September 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report describes the OTA study that examined regulatory, research, and technology issues related to passenger safety and evacuation testing.
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Airport and Air Traffic Control System

Airport and Air Traffic Control System

Date: January 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that assesses "scenarios of future growth in air transportation; alternative ways to increase airport and terminal area capacity; technological and economic alternatives to the ATC (air traffic control) system modifications proposed by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration); and alternatives to the present ATC process" (p. 3).
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Airport System Development

Airport System Development

Date: August 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "examines present conditions and future needs of the Nation's airports, with emphasis on possible solutions to problems of operational capacity and air travel delay" (p. iii).
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An Alaskan Challenge: Native Village Sanitation

An Alaskan Challenge: Native Village Sanitation

Date: May 1994
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This OTA assessment reviews the status of federal government efforts to provide safe sanitation to Alaskan Natives and the technologies that have been used or proposed for this purpose. Finally, the report examines the legislative and institutional setting for the waste sanitation problems, and the criteria that need to be applied in selecting and implementing new technologies.
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Alaskan Water for California?: The Subsea Pipeline Option

Alaskan Water for California?: The Subsea Pipeline Option

Date: January 1990
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This background paper focuses on one technological option for increasing the supply of fresh water to the Southwest-that of building a freshwater subsea pipeline to transport water from Alaska to California. Originally a suggestion by Governor Walter Hickel of Alaska, the proposal has recently attracted attention in southern California.
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Alternative Approaches to Cargo Policy: A Supplement to an Assessment of Maritime Trade and Technology

Alternative Approaches to Cargo Policy: A Supplement to an Assessment of Maritime Trade and Technology

Date: August 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Proceedings from a conference that covers the topics "1) the effects of cargo policies now in force; 2) the status of new policies under consideration by the United States and its various trading partners; and 3) costs and benefits of existing, proposed and alternative policies" (p. iii)
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Alternative approaches to developing a cadre of "teacher technologists"

Alternative approaches to developing a cadre of "teacher technologists"

Date: March 1988
Creator: Strange, J.H.
Description: This report discusses the use of technology in education of students K-12 and university.
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Alternative Coca Reduction Strategies in the Andean Region

Alternative Coca Reduction Strategies in the Andean Region

Date: July 1993
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report identifies opportunities for and constraints to reducing Andean coca production through: 1) improving U.S. alternative development efforts and 2) applying biological control technology (bio-control) to eradicate illegally produced coca.
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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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Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing, and Education

Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing, and Education

Date: February 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "analyzes the scientific, regulatory, economic, legal, and ethical considerations involved in alternative technologies in biomedical and behavioral research, toxicity testing, and education" (p. iii).
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American firms and the transfer of technology to China: how business people view the process

American firms and the transfer of technology to China: how business people view the process

Date: February 1987
Creator: Grow, Roy F. & Gilbert, Dayton
Description: This report examines some of the ideas and impressions of business people from firm of varying sizes that are transferring technology to China. It also examines the factors that these American business people view as helpful and those that they perceive as stumbling blocks to their China projects.
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American Military Power: Future Needs, Future Choices

American Military Power: Future Needs, Future Choices

Date: October 1991
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This background paper outlines some of the issues of importance for making choices about the future nature and role of U.S. armed forces, and suggests how these choices will affect defense base requirements. The final report of the assessment, to be delivered in the spring of 1992, will address specific policy options arising from the strategic choices and tactical decisions discussed here.
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American Society of Mechanical Engineers Rail Transportation Divsion

American Society of Mechanical Engineers Rail Transportation Divsion

Date: May 30, 1986
Creator: Blaine, David G.
Description: This report discusses the railway systems in China, United States and Canada. A number of Chinese PRC railroad officers, engineers, transportation specialists, and planning experts studied in the USA.
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Analysis of data bases for health services research on dementia

Analysis of data bases for health services research on dementia

Date: July 1986
Creator: Liu, Korbin
Description: This report offers different sources of data regarding different forms of dementia, as well as illustrations and applications in a different settings.
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Analysis of issues relating to implementing a medicare physician fee schedule

Analysis of issues relating to implementing a medicare physician fee schedule

Date: November 1985
Creator: Juba, David
Description: This report provides background information on the tasks of studying alternative physician payment methodologies including replacement of CPR system with national or regional fee schedule.
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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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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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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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Analysis of the Proposed National Energy Plan

Analysis of the Proposed National Energy Plan

Date: August 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of an analysis of the proposed national energy plan.
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An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software

An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software

Date: September 30, 1987
Creator: Bialo, Ellen R. & Sivin, Jay P.
Description: This report presents an analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, as well as analysis of the information sources available to educational software acquisition.
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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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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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