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America Joins a Metric World

Description: Pamphlet issued by the United States National Bureau of Standards discussing the Metric Conversion Act of 1975, the work of the U.S. Metric Board, and how government agencies are facilitating a switch to the metric system.
Date: February 1976
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Brief History of Measurement Systems: with a Chart of the Modernized Metric System

Description: Pamphlet issued by the United States National Bureau of Standards providing an overview of the English system of measurement used in the United States and of the metric system. The internal pages of the pamphlet contain a chart labeled "The Modernized Metric System" which includes tables of common conversions and a chart of the seven base units: meter/length, kilogram/mass, second/time, ampere/electric current, kelvin/temperature, mole/amount of substance, and candela/luminous intensity, as well as two supplementary units: radian/plane angle and steradian/solid angle. There is also a graphic representation of yards versus meters in ruler form at the bottom.
Date: August 1976
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Item Type: Pamphlet

Case Studies of Desalted Water for Irrigation

Description: Report studying the use of desalinated water for irrigation at three locations in Arizona and California. Costs and benefits are measured among several different areas, including multiple concentrations of desalinated water, different desalting methods, and the desalting process.
Date: March 1972
Creator: United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
Item Type: Report

Coal Project: Five Year Framework (FY 1976 Through FY 1980)

Description: This document presents the total scope of the framework for the U.S. Coal Project during fiscal years 1976 through 1980. The project was initiated to provide information for appropriate involvement of the Fish and Wildlife Service in U.S. coal development actions.
Date: July 14, 1976
Creator: Coal Project (U.S.)
Item Type: Book

Coal Surface Mining Reclamation Costs: Appalachian and Midwestern Coal Supply Districts

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing costs of strip mining reclamation. As stated in the introduction, "the Bureau of Mines has undertaken this study to determine, as accurately as possible, the actual costs of reclaiming strip mined land in conjunction with active mining operations" (p. 2). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1975
Creator: Evans, Robert J. & Bitler, John R.
Item Type: Report

Coastal Waterbird Colonies: Cape Elizabeth, Maine to Virginia

Description: "This report describes colony distribution, species abundance, historical trends, nesting chronology, and census techniques for 28 species of seabirds and wading birds from Cape Elizabeth, Maine to the Virginia-North Carolina border" (p. iv).
Date: September 1979
Creator: Erwin, R. Michael
Item Type: Report

Condition Survey: Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at Altus Air Force Base (AAFB), Oklahoma, during 14-17 May 1972. The three major areas of interest considered in this condition survey were the structural condition of the primary airfield pavements, the condition of pavement repairs and the types of maintenance materials that have been used at this airfield, and any detrimental effects of frost to the pavement facilities" (p. 1).
Date: April 1973
Creator: Jackson, Ralph D.
Item Type: Report

Condition Survey: Beale Air Force Base, California

Description: The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at Beale Air Force Base (BAFB), California, during 4-7 November 1972. The two major areas of interest considered in this condition survey were the structural condition of the primary airfield pavements and the condition of pavement repairs and the types of maintenance materials that have been used at this airfield.
Date: April 1973
Creator: Vedros, Philip J.
Item Type: Report

Condition Survey: Biggs Army Airfield, Fort Bliss, Texas

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of an inspection performed at Biggs Army Airfield (BAAF), Fort Bliss, Texas, during January 1972. The inspection was limited to visual observations, and no tests were conducted on any of the pavement facilities. A layout of the airfield is shown in plate 1" (p. 1).
Date: March 1973
Creator: Vedros, Philip J. & Jackson, Ralph D.
Item Type: Report

Condition Survey: Carswell Air Force Base, Texas

Description: The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at Carswell Air Force Base (CAFB), Texas, during 16-19 December 1972. The two major areas of interest considered in this survey were the structural condition of the primary airfield pavements and the condition of pavement repairs and the types of maintenance materials that have been used at this airfield.
Date: June 1973
Creator: Jackson, Ralph D.
Item Type: Report

Condition Survey: Castle Air Force Base, California

Description: The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at Castle Air Force Base (CAFB), California, during 8-10 November 1972. The two major areas of interest considered in this condition survey were the structural condition of the primary airfield pavements and the condition of pavement repairs and the types of maintenance materials that have been used at this airfield.
Date: April 1973
Creator: Vedros, Philip J.
Item Type: Report

Condition Survey: Dyess Air Force Base, Texas

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at Dyess Air Force Base (DAFB), Texas, during 11-14 December 1972. The two major areas of interest considered in this condition survey were the structural condition of the primary airfield pavements, and the condition of pavement repairs and the types of maintenance materials that have been used at this airfield" (p. 1).
Date: June 1973
Creator: Jackson, Ralph D.
Item Type: Report

Condition Survey: Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at Ellsworth Air Force Base (EAFB), South Dakota, during 6-9 April 1972. The three major areas of interest considered in this condition survey were the structural condition of the primary airfield pavements, the condition of pavement repairs and the types of maintenance and materials that have been used at this airfield, and any detrimental effects of frost to the pavement facilities" (p. 1).
Date: April 1973
Creator: Vedros, Philip J.
Item Type: Report

Condition Survey: Forbes Air Force Base, Kansas

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at Forbes Air Force Base (FAFB), Kansas, during 1-6 May 1972. The three major areas of interest considered in this condition survey were the structural condition of the primary airfield pavements, the condition of pavement repairs and the types of maintenance materials that have been used at this airfield, and any evidence of detrimental effects of frost action to the pavement facilities" (p. 1).
Date: June 1973
Creator: Jackson, Ralph D.
Item Type: Report