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The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: U.S. Responses to Global Human Cases

Description: This report discusses the April 2009 outbreak of the influenza strain known as H1N1, or commonly, swine influenza. This report describes the distribution of the virus and the statistics of affected areas, as well as international and U.S. efforts to treat infected persons, respond to outbreaks in various countries (such as Mexico and other Latin American nations), and prepare for a possible influenza pandemic.
Date: June 23, 2009
Creator: Salaam-Blyther, Tiaji
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The 2009 Influenza Pandemic: Selected Legal Issues

Description: In late April 2009, human cases of infection with a novel influenza A(H1N1) virus, commonly known as "swine flu," were identified. Since then, the virus has become widespread. It is timely to examine the legal issues surrounding this public health threat. This report provides a brief overview of selected legal issues including emergency measures, civil rights, liability issues, and employment issues.
Date: June 15, 2009
Creator: Swendiman, Kathleen S. & Jones, Nancy Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

FY2009 Appropriations for State and Local Homeland Security

Description: Congress appropriated, in P.L. 110-329, approximately $4.36 billion for state and local homeland security assistance programs. This is approximately $135 million more than was appropriated in FY2008 ($4.22 billion). Congress chose not to fund the Real ID program in FY2009, however, it did appropriate funding ($2 million) for a new assistance program titled the Center for Counterterrorism and Cyber Crime at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.
Date: May 29, 2008
Creator: Reese, Shawn
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

FY2009 Appropriations for State and Local Homeland Security

Description: Congress appropriated, in P.L. 110-329, approximately $4.36 billion for state and local homeland security assistance programs. This is approximately $135 million more than was appropriated in FY2008 ($4.22 billion). Congress chose not to fund the Real ID program in FY2009, however, it did appropriate funding ($2 million) for a new assistance program titled the Center for Counterterrorism and Cyber Crime at Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont.
Date: October 10, 2008
Creator: Reese, Shawn
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

National Aeronautics and Space Administration: Overview, FY2009 Budget, and Issues for Congress

Description: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) conducts U.S. civilian space and aeronautics activities. For FY2009, the Administration requested $17.614 billion for NASA, and increase of 1.8% from the FY2008 appropriation of $17.309 billion. The President's 2004 Moon/Mars Vision for Space Exploration is the major focus of NASA's activities. Issues for Congress regarding this goal include the development of new vehicles for human spaceflight, plans for the transition to these vehicles after the space shuttle is retired in 2010, and the balance in NASA's priorities between human space exploration and the agency's activities in science and aeronautics.
Date: October 29, 2008
Creator: Morgan, Daniel & Behrens, Carl E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Chemical Information Bulletin, Volume 61, Number 2, Fall 2009

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Information (CINF).
Date: Autumn 2009
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Information.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Project Summary: Deepwater Program: Investigations of Chemosynthetic Communities on the Lower Continental Slope of the Gulf of Mexico (Chemo III)]

Description: Summary describing the work completed at TDI-Brooks International Inc. for Investigations of Chemosynthetic Communities on the Lower Continental Slope of the Gulf of Mexico (Chemo III). It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.
Date: August 2009
Creator: TDI-Brooks International Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Project Summary: Identification of Outer Continental Shelf Renewable Energy Space-Use Conflicts and Analysis of Potential Mitigation Measures]

Description: Summary describing the work completed at Industrial Economics, Incorporated for the Identification of Outer Continental Shelf Renewable Energy Space-Use Conflicts and Analysis of Potential Mitigation Measures. It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.
Date: September 2012
Creator: Industrial Economics, Incorporated
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Project Summary: Characterization and Potential Impacts of Noise Producing Construction and Operation Activities on the Outer Continental Shelf]

Description: Summary describing the work completed at JASCO Applied Sciences for the Characterization and Potential Impacts of Noise Producing Construction and Operation Activities on the Outer Continental Shelf. It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.
Date: June 2014
Creator: JASCO Applied Sciences
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Project Summary: EcoSpatial Information Database (ESID)]

Description: Summary describing the work completed at AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc. for the EcoSpatial Information Database (ESID). It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.
Date: May 2014
Creator: AMEC Environment & Infrastructure, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Project Summary: Measurements in the Yucatan-Campeche Area in Support of the Loop Current Dynamics Study]

Description: Summary describing the work completed at Centro de Investigación Cientifica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada for Measurements in the Yucatan-Campeche Area in Support of the Loop Current Dynamics Study. It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.
Date: November 2014
Creator: Centro de Investigación Cientifica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Project Summary: Digital Conversion and Selected Analysis of Dive Video from Fifteen Dive Seasons]

Description: Summary describing the work completed at Louisiana State University for Digital Conversion and Selected Analysis of Dive Video from Fifteen Dive Seasons. It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.
Date: December 2014
Creator: Louisiana State University
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Project Summary: Synthesis, Analysis, and Integration of Air Quality and Meteorological Data for the Gulf of Mexico Region]

Description: Summary describing the work completed at ICF International for a Synthesis, Analysis, and Integration of Air Quality and Meteorological Data for the Gulf of Mexico Region. It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.
Date: December 2009
Creator: ICF International
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Project Summary: Energy Market and Infrastructure Information for Evaluating Alternate Energy Projects for OCS Atlantic and Pacific Regions]

Description: Summary describing the work completed at Eastern Research Group, Inc. for "Energy Market and Infrastructure Information for Evaluating Alternate Energy Projects for OCS Atlantic and Pacific Regions." It includes background information on the project funding and sponsorship, goals, methodology, and findings.
Date: April 2013
Creator: Eastern Research Group, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department