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Abrupt Climate Change

Description: This is an excerpt of a report series produced by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP) aimed at providing current assessments of climate change science to inform public debate, policy, and operational decisions. The document contains a list of team members and authors, a memo to Congress, a table of contents, acknowledgements, recommended citations, a synopsis of the full report, and a preface.
Date: December 2008
Creator: Climate Change Science Program (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Youth in Apuseni Mountains, Romania, Near the Discovery Site of Tellurium

Description: Front cover of the Spring 2010 issue of The Hexagon, featuring an adolescent boy wearing a sweater, corduroy pants, and boots while holding a lamb across his shoulders. He looks at the camera while standing in a bare patch of earth with grass and fallen branches behind him. To his left appear three round pictures relating to this issue's articles. The inside cover contains a table of contents, staff listings, and an editorial.
Date: Spring 2010
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

St. Anne's Church in Vilnius, Lithuania

Description: Front cover of the 2011 issue of The Hexagon, featuring St. Anne's church in Vilnius, Lithuania. The Gothic red brick building looms above a street bustling with activity. The inside cover contains a table of contents, staff credits, an editorial, and a description of the front cover.
Date: Summer 2011
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Helium Monument

Description: Front cover of the summer 2012 issue of The Hexagon, which features the Helium Monument in Amarillo, Texas. The visible portion of this monument is a metal sculpture of a helium molecule hanging from the center of a structure of metal bars. The inside cover contains a table of contents, a staff list, an editorial, and a description of the Helium Monument.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Ring of Fire

Description: Front cover of the fall 2012 issue of The Hexagon, which features an image of the "ring of fire" that occurred during the annular eclipse on May 20, 2012. The photograph was taken in Brownfield, Texas a few minutes before sunset. The inside cover contains a table of contents, a staff list, an editorial, and details about the cover photograph.
Date: Autumn 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Science: For Science's or Society's Sake? Owning the National Science Foundation's Broader Impacts Criterion

Description: Article describing changes in the U.S. National Science Foundation's (NSF) merit review criteria. The authors argue that scientists are more likely to preserve their autonomy by embracing - or 'owning' - the new Broader Impacts Criterion rather than resisting it.
Date: March 1, 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt & Frodeman, Robert
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The Science Manager's Guide to Case Studies

Description: This guide takes the science manager through the steps of planning, implementing, validating, communicating, and using case studies. It outlines the major methods of analysis, describing their relative merits and applicability while providing relevant examples and sources of additional information. Well-designed case studies can provide a combination of rich qualitative and quantitative information, offering valuable insights into the nature, outputs, and longer-term impacts of the research. An objective, systematic, and credible approach to the evaluation of U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science programs adds value to the research process and is the subject of this guide.
Date: September 24, 2001
Creator: Branch, Kristi M.; Peffers, Melissa S.; Ruegg, Rosalie T. & Vallario, Robert W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

U.S. National Science Foundation: An Overview

Description: This report discusses the National Science Foundation (NSF), which was created by the National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as amended (P.L. 81-507). The NSF has the broad mission of supporting science and engineering in general and funding basic research across many disciplines. The agency provides support for investigator-initiated, merit-reviewed, competitively selected awards, state-of-the-art tools, and instrumentation and facilities.
Date: November 6, 2006
Creator: Matthews, Christine M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Biometric investigation of blood constituents and characterisitcs in a population of project workers

Description: From abstract: "An empirical analysis was made of the quantitative characteristics of the sedimentation process in a large group of Metallurgical Laboratory employees. The data consisted of 20-. 40-, 60, and 80-minute readings on Westergren tubes."
Date: 1948
Creator: Sacher, George A.; Jacobson, Leon O. & Marks, Edna K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Discovering "Rediscovery"

Description: Article containing an interview of James Marshall by Brian Coppola regarding Marshall's "Rediscovery of the Elements" articles. Marshall discusses his motivations for traveling to European locations where elements were discovered, his plans for the future, and other projects.
Date: Autumn 2000
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Coppola, Brian P.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences