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Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing, and Education
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). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39597/
American firms and the transfer of technology to China: how business people view the process
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97437/
American Military Power: Future Needs, Future Choices
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39681/
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Rail Transportation Divsion
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97448/
Analysis of data bases for health services research on dementia
This report offers different sources of data regarding different forms of dementia, as well as illustrations and applications in a different settings. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97490/
Analysis of issues relating to implementing a medicare physician fee schedule
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97364/
Analysis of Laws Governing Access Across Federal Lands
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). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39396/
An Analysis of the ERDA Plan and Program
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). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39379/
An analysis of the feasibility of separating exploration from production of oil and gas on the outer continental shelf
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). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39337/
An Analysis of the Impacts of the Projected Natural Gas Curtailments for the Winter 1975-76
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). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39338/
Analysis of the Proposed National Energy Plan
A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of an analysis of the proposed national energy plan. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39367/
An analysis of the scope and quality of the current supply of educational software, and of the available sources of information on educational software
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97472/
Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1974
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39830/
Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1975
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39831/
Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1976
This report covers the activities of the Office of Technology Assessment during calendar year 1975. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39832/
Annual Report to the Congress by the Office of Technology Assessment: March 15, 1977
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39838/
Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1984
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39836/
Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1985
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39837/
Annual Report to the Congress, Fiscal Year 1986
Annual report detailing the progress and budget of the Office of Technology Assessment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9204/
Annual Report to the Congress, Fiscal Year 1987
Annual report detailing the progress and budget of the Office of Technology Assessment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9203/
Annual Report to the Congress, Fiscal Year 1988
Annual report of the progress and budgets of the Office of Technology Assessment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9202/
Annual Report to the Congress, Fiscal Year 1990
Annual report detailing the progress and budget of the Office of Technology Assessment. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9201/
Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1991
This report describes the activities of the Office in Fiscal Year 1991 within the context of the legislative agenda of the 101st Congress and the events in the United States and the world during 1991. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39843/
Annual Report to the Congress, Fiscal Year 1992
Annual report of the progress and budget of the Office of Technology Assessment. 20th Anniversary Edition. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9199/
Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1993
This report includes statements form OTA Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Director, as well as TAAC Chairman. The report also discusses industry, commerce, and international security division, as well as health, life sciences and the environment division. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39827/
Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1994
This report includes statements form OTA Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Director, as well as TAAC Chairman. The report also discusses industry, commerce, and international security division, as well as health, life sciences and the environment division. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39828/
Annual Report to the Congress: Fiscal Year 1995
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39849/
Annual Report to the Congress for 1977
This report describes these projects in detail: the spread of nuclear materials and weapons-making capability, cancer-testing technology and saccharin, the implications of the Carter Administration’s National Energy Plan, the trade-offs between individual rights and massive computerization of the Nation’s tax information system, ways to spur research on increasing the supply of food, the prospects of solar technology. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39839/
Annual Report to the Congress for 1978
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 many changes that have taken place at OTA during 1978: new quarters, new management, new organizational structure, a new method of establishing project priorities, a new ONE-PAGER digest of each report issued, greater outreach. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39840/
Annual Report to the Congress for 1979
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39841/
Annual Report to the Congress for 1980
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. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39842/
Annual Report to the Congress for 1981
This report compiled during 1981 by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) provided technical analysis of a variety of topics emphasizing its role as “shared staff’ to Congress. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39833/
Annual Report to the Congress for 1982
This report includes statements form OTA Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Director, as well as TAAC Chairman. The report also discusses industry, commerce, and international security division, as well as health, life sciences and the environment division. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39829/
Annual Report to the Congress for Fiscal Year 1995
This report includes statements from the TAAC chairman and director’s statement. The report includes the industry, commerce, international security division, as well as health, education and environment division. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97496/
Annual Report to the Congress: January 1 to September 30, 1983
This report offers statements by the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board, TAAC Chairman, and the Director of OTA. It also discusses OTAs work in progress, organization and operations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39834/
Anti-Satellite Weapons, Countermeasures, and Arms Control
An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of the "opportunities and risks involved in an accelerated program of research on new ballistic missile defense technologies, including those that might lead to deployment of weapons in space" (p. iii). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39565/
The Apollo program: science/engineering personnel demand created by a federal research mission
This report examines several related areas: Were the manpower resources for Apollo available when they were needed? Did Apollo succeed in creating research capabilities that outlasted the program that created them? Finally, can we change Federal research missions better, based on the Apollo experience? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97391/
Application of Solar Technology to Today's Energy Needs - Volume 1
A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) reviewing "a range of solar energy systems designed to produce thermal and electrical energy directly from sunlight" and examining this technology, identifying "the circumstances under which such systems could be economically attractive" (p. iii). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39380/
Application of Solar Technology to Today's Energy Needs - Volume 2
The second of two reports by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) , this volume "provides detailed information about the assumptions made in these calculations and the techniques employed" (p. iii). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39381/
Applications of R&D in the Civil Sector: The Opportunity Provided by the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977
An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of the national research and development (R&D) activities with the intent of "understanding...how to maximize the beneficial impacts of our total R&D enterprise" (p. iii). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39382/
Are we cleaning up?: 10 Superfund case studies: a special report of OTA's assessment on Superfund implementation
This special report presents 10 case studies of recent Superfund decisions at sites which OTA believes, from surveying over 100 recent cleanup decisions, to be representative of a broad range of contamination problems and cleanup technologies. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39639/
Arming Our Allies: Cooperation and Competition in Defense Technology
This Special Report is the frost product of OTA assessment of international collaboration in defense technology. It provides an overview of the subject and analyzes the impact that changes in the environment of defense technology and reduced East-West tensions will exert on defense industrial cooperation and associated alliance relations. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39962/
Arms Control in Space: Workshop Proceedings
Workshop proceedings gathered by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that cover the topic of space weapons and arms control as discussed during hearings. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39533/
Artificial insemination: practice in the United States: summary of a 1987 survey
This background paper presents the results of a study of physician and sperm bank practice of artificial insemination in the United States. It documents the number of women undergoing artificial insemination each year, the annual cost, medical and social screening criteria for women seeking artificial insemination and men who donate semen, the genealogical recordkeeping available to the resulting children, and physician attitudes toward possible changes in artificial insemination practice. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39898/
Assessing Biological Diversity in the United States: Data Considerations: Background Paper 2
A background paper by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that "outlines how data can be used in maintaining biological diversity: describes primarily the Federal institutions that collect biological data; provides an overview of existing Federal biological databases; discusses technical aspects of collecting, storing, and retrieving biological data; and suggests ways to improve biological databases so that they can be better used to help maintain diversity of this Nation's plant and animal life" (Preface). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39598/
Assessing Contractor Use in Superfund: a background paper of OTA's assessment on Superfund implementation
This report addresses five key questions; to what extent is superfund dependent on contractors? Why depend on contracting to such a great extent? Is the extent of superfund’s dependence on contracting appropriate? Does the extent of superfund’s dependence on contracting reduce environmental effectiveness? Is superfund’s heavy dependence on contracting cost effective? digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39935/
Assessing cost-effectiveness of computer-based technology in public elementary and secondary schools
This report begins with an explanation of why cost effectiveness studies are important, it continues with the basic economic paradigm for assessing cost-effectiveness. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97470/
Assessing human risks posed by neurotoxic substances: final draft
This report discusses risk assessment as a analytic process by which the nature and magnitude of risk is identified. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97438/
Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Medical Technologies
A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) examining "current Federal policies and current medical practices to determine whether a reasonable amount of justification should be provided before costly new medical technologies and procedures are put into general use" (quoted from Foreword). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39383/
Assessing the Potential for Civil-Military Integration: Selected Case Studies
This paper presents material from three of the case studies undertaken during the assessment: flat panel displays, polymeric composites, and shipbuilding. The three cases illustrate both the opportunities and the challenges facing those designing policies to increase the level of civil–military integration (CMI). digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39769/