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Annual Report to the Congress for 1980

Annual Report to the Congress for 1980

Date: March 1981
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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.
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Annual Report to the Congress for 1981

Annual Report to the Congress for 1981

Date: March 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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.
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Annual Report to the Congress for 1982

Annual Report to the Congress for 1982

Date: March 1983
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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.
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Annual Report to the Congress for Fiscal Year 1995

Annual Report to the Congress for Fiscal Year 1995

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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Annual Report to the Congress: January 1 to September 30, 1983

Annual Report to the Congress: January 1 to September 30, 1983

Date: March 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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.
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Anti-Satellite Weapons, Countermeasures, and Arms Control

Anti-Satellite Weapons, Countermeasures, and Arms Control

Date: September 1985
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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).
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The Apollo program: science/engineering personnel demand created by a federal research mission

The Apollo program: science/engineering personnel demand created by a federal research mission

Date: January 1987
Creator: Levine, Arnold S.
Description: 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?
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Application of Solar Technology to Today's Energy Needs - Volume 1

Application of Solar Technology to Today's Energy Needs - Volume 1

Date: June 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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).
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Application of Solar Technology to Today's Energy Needs - Volume 2

Application of Solar Technology to Today's Energy Needs - Volume 2

Date: September 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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).
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Applications of R&D in the Civil Sector: The Opportunity Provided by the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977

Applications of R&D in the Civil Sector: The Opportunity Provided by the Federal Grant and Cooperative Agreement Act of 1977

Date: June 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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).
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Are we cleaning up?: 10 Superfund case studies: a special report of OTA's assessment on Superfund implementation

Are we cleaning up?: 10 Superfund case studies: a special report of OTA's assessment on Superfund implementation

Date: June 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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.
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Arming Our Allies: Cooperation and Competition in Defense Technology

Arming Our Allies: Cooperation and Competition in Defense Technology

Date: May 1990
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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.
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Arms Control in Space: Workshop Proceedings

Arms Control in Space: Workshop Proceedings

Date: May 1984
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: Workshop proceedings gathered by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that cover the topic of space weapons and arms control as discussed during hearings.
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Artificial insemination: practice in the United States: summary of a 1987 survey

Artificial insemination: practice in the United States: summary of a 1987 survey

Date: August 1988
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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.
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Assessing Biological Diversity in the United States: Data Considerations: Background Paper 2

Assessing Biological Diversity in the United States: Data Considerations: Background Paper 2

Date: March 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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).
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Assessing Contractor Use in Superfund: a background paper of OTA's assessment on Superfund implementation

Assessing Contractor Use in Superfund: a background paper of OTA's assessment on Superfund implementation

Date: January 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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?
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Assessing cost-effectiveness of computer-based technology in public elementary and secondary schools

Assessing cost-effectiveness of computer-based technology in public elementary and secondary schools

Date: January 8, 1987
Creator: Stern ,David & Cox, Guy
Description: This report begins with an explanation of why cost effectiveness studies are important, it continues with the basic economic paradigm for assessing cost-effectiveness.
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Assessing human risks posed by neurotoxic substances: final draft

Assessing human risks posed by neurotoxic substances: final draft

Date: December 16, 1988
Creator: ENVIRON Corporation
Description: This report discusses risk assessment as a analytic process by which the nature and magnitude of risk is identified.
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Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Medical Technologies

Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Medical Technologies

Date: September 1978
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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).
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Assessing the Potential for Civil-Military Integration: Selected Case Studies

Assessing the Potential for Civil-Military Integration: Selected Case Studies

Date: September 1995
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: 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).
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Assessing the Potential for Civil-Military Integration: Technologies, Processes, and Practices

Assessing the Potential for Civil-Military Integration: Technologies, Processes, and Practices

Date: September 1994
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: This report responds to requests by the Senate and the House Armed Services Committees to investigate the potential for civil-military integration and the implications of such integration. It is divided into six chapters and five appendices.
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An Assessment of Alternative Economic Stockpiling Policies

An Assessment of Alternative Economic Stockpiling Policies

Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that focuses on analyzing the "materials problems related to sudden discontinuities in the long-range supply/demand of a given material, resulting in complete or partial disruptions and abrupt price changes" (p. vii).
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An Assessment of Alternatives for A National Computerized Criminal History System

An Assessment of Alternatives for A National Computerized Criminal History System

Date: October 1982
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that addresses "1) the status of criminal history record systems in the United States; 2) the alternatives for a national computerized criminal history (CCH) system; 3) the possible impacts of such a system; and 4) the relevant policy issues that warrant congressional attention to ensure that the beneficial impacts of a national CCH system are maximized and the possible adverse impacts controlled or minimized" (p. iii).
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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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