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Advanced Desiccant Cooling and Dehumidification Program

Description: The use of dessicant materials for cooling and dehumidification is an effective, economical, environmentally safe method for meeting indoor air quality standards established by the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). To maximize the technology's potential for reducing energy consumption and improving indoor air quality, DOE established the Advanced Desiccant Cooling and Dehumidification Program. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory partners with industry to support and educate industry users, as well as to support technology transfer and benchmark current performance.
Date: August 24, 1999
Creator: Slayzak, S.

Base Visit Report – Army Fort Hood, TX

Description: Base Visit Report – Army Fort Hood, TX. Lead Commissioner: General James Hill. Accompanying Commissioner: Brigadier General Sue Turner. Commission Staff: LTC Kevin Felix, Gary Miller.
Date: July 24, 2005

Base Visit Report – Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL

Description: Base Visit Report – Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL. Commissioner present: Admiral Harold Gehman. Commission Staff present: Joe Barrett, Syd Carroll, Carol Schmidt, Marilyn Wasleski
Date: July 24, 2005
Creator: United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.

Cavalry reconnaissance troop, mechanized.

Description: "The scope of the manual includes discussion and illustration of organization, equipment, training, and methods of employment of the mechanized cavalry reconnaissance troop and its components, designed to simplify and speed training and to facilitate understanding of basic doctrine."
Date: February 24, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.

Classification of Wetlands and Deepwater Habitats of the United States

Description: From foreword: "This report represents the most current methodology available for wetland classification and culminates a long-term effort involving many wetland scientists."
Date: September 24, 1985
Creator: Cowardin, Lewis M.; Carter, Virginia; Golet, Francis C. & LaRoe, Edward T.

Congressional Input: Report titled "Base Closings and Military Presence in the Northeast-Midwest: The Nation's Unguarded Region" submitted by Connecticut Rep. Rob Simmons

Description: Congressional Input: Report titled "Base Closings and Military Presence in the Northeast-Midwest: The Nation's Unguarded Region" submitted by Connecticut Rep. Rob Simmons. This report was submitted in regards to the closure of Submarine Base New London, CT. Rep. Simmons' letter is an addendum at the back of the report.
Date: June 24, 2005

Constraints on the Origin of Chondrules and CAIs from Short-Lived and Long-Lived Radionuclides

Description: The high time resolution Pb-Pb ages and short-lived nuclide based relative ages for CAIs and chondrules are reviewed. The solar system started at 4567.2 {+-} 0.6Ma inferred from the high precision Pb-Pb ages of CAIs. Time scales of CAIs ({le}0.1Myr), chondrules (1-3Myr), and early asteroidal differentiation ({ge}3Myr) inferred from {sup 26}Al relative ages are comparable to the time scale estimated from astronomical observations of young star; proto star, classical T Tauri star and week-lined T Tauri star, respectively. Pb-Pb ages of chondrules also indicate chondrule formation occur within 1-3 Myr after CAIs. Mn-Cr isochron ages of chondrules are similar to or within 2 Myr after CAI formation. Chondrules from different classes of chondrites show the same range of {sup 26}Al ages in spite of their different oxygen isotopes, indicating that chondrule formed in the localized environment. The {sup 26}Al ages of chondrules in each chondrite class show a hint of correlation with their chemical compositions, which implies the process of elemental fractionation during chondrule formation events.
Date: October 24, 2005
Creator: Kita, N. T.; Huss, G. R.; Tachibana, S.; Amelin, Y.; Nyquist, L. E. & Hutcheon, I. D.

Criterion 8 JPAT Report - June 2004

Description: Criterion 8 JPAT Report - June 2004 - This report summarizes and documents the approach and process used by the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 2005 Selection Criterion 8 Joint Process Action Team (JPAT).
Date: June 24, 2005
Creator: United States. Department of Defense.


Description: Physical and chemical agents in the environment, those used in clinical applications, or encountered during recreational exposures to sunlight, induce damages in DNA. Understanding the biological impact of these agents requires quantitation of the levels of such damages in laboratory test systems as well as in field or clinical samples. Alkaline gel electrophoresis provides a sensitive (down to {approx} a few lesions/5Mb), rapid method of direct quantitation of a wide variety of DNA damages in nanogram quantities of non-radioactive DNAs from laboratory, field, or clinical specimens, including higher plants and animals. This method stems from velocity sedimentation studies of DNA populations, and from the simple methods of agarose gel electrophoresis. Our laboratories have developed quantitative agarose gel methods, analytical descriptions of DNA migration during electrophoresis on agarose gels (1-6), and electronic imaging for accurate determinations of DNA mass (7-9). Although all these components improve sensitivity and throughput of large numbers of samples (7,8,10), a simple version using only standard molecular biology equipment allows routine analysis of DNA damages at moderate frequencies. We present here a description of the methods, as well as a brief description of the underlying principles, required for a simplified approach to quantitation of DNA damages by alkaline gel electrophoresis.
Date: March 24, 2004

Dynometer test bed (fact sheet)

Description: The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL's) Dynamometer Test Bed is one of a kind. It offers wind industry engineers a unique opportunity to conduct lifetime endurance tests on a wide range of wind turbine drivetrains and gearboxes at various speeds, using low or high torque. By testing full-scale wind turbines, engineers from NREL and industry hope to understand the impact of various wind conditions with the goal of improving hardware design.
Date: April 24, 2000
Creator: O'Dell, K.

Energy Efficient Upgrades for Fermilab Infrastructure: Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Utility Services Case Study

Description: At the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), originally built in the 1960s, old process and comfort chillers, pumps, and other related central cooling-system equipment were replaced, and pumping configuration changes were made to accelerator heat rejection systems, the employee office space and a ``process system'' for the equipment and accelerators. The new 4500-ton cooling system is expected to use 40% less energy and is free of ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons. Energy savings of 20 million kWh and a demand reduction of about 2.5 megawatts are expected, resulting in estimated cost savings of $900,000 per year.
Date: August 24, 2000
Creator: Shah, C.