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15 Mile Road/Edison Corridor Sewer Tunnel Failure Study, Detroit Area, Michigan

Description: Partial abstract: "The study consisted of field and laboratory investigations, construction evaluation, and geotechnical and structural analyses to determine the cause(s) of distress and failure of a 2600-ft section of 12-ft 9-in. diameter concrete-lined sanitary sewer tunnel in the Detroit, Mich., area. [...] The report includes summaries of all pertinent construction records, results of all pertinent past and current field and laboratory tests on construction and geotechnical materials, and detailed geotechnical and structural analyses based on observed conditions and measured parameters."
Date: January 1981
Creator: Albert, Dick
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Condition Survey: Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at Wurtsmith Air Force Base (WAFB), Michigan, during 1-5 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: Vedros, Philip J. & Thornton, Henry T., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Condition Survey: K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base, Michigan

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base (KISAFB), Michigan, during 24-25 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 materials that have been used at this airfield, and any detrimental effects of frost to the pavement facilities" (p. 1).
Date: April 1973
Creator: Thornton, Henry T., Jr. & Alford, Samuel J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Condition Survey: Kincheloe Air Force Base, Michigan

Description: "The purpose of this report is to present the results of a condition survey performed at Kincheloe Air Force Base (KAFB), Michigan, during 27-29 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 materials that have been used at this airfield, and any detrimental effects of frost to the pavement facilities" (p. 1).
Date: May 1973
Creator: Thornton, Henry T., Jr. & Vedros, Philip J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Geology and Monazite Content of the Goodrich Quartzite, Palmer Area, Marquette County, Michigan

Description: From abstract: The Palmer area, which is on the south limb of the Marquette synclinorium, consists of a down-faulted block of pre-Cambrian sedimentary rocks about 4 miles long and three-quarters of a mile wide. The block is composed mainly of middle Huronian Ajibik quartzite and Negaunee iron-formation and upper Huronian Goodrich quartzite,. Monazite occurs in the Goodrich quartzite as rounded detrital grains concentrated mainly in the matrix of quartz pebble conglomerate which is interbedded with coarse-grained quartzite.
Date: December 1954
Creator: Vickers, Rollin C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Greens Creek Uranium Occurrence, Marquette County, Michigan

Description: From abstract: Metatorbernite and bassetite are present in altered carbonaceous and quartzose slate of probable upper Huronian age. The slate is part of a small inlier of Huronian rocks between the Gwinn iron district to the southeast and the Marquette iron district to the northwest, Marquette County, Mich. Samples taken from a shallow trench, which was dug in the area of highest radioactivity, contained as much as 0.68 percent uranium. A 4-foot channel sample of the slate contained 0.036 percent uranium.
Date: June 1955
Creator: Vickers, R. C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pay Secrecy

Description: This issue brief discusses pay secrecy policies that nearly half of workers nationally reported that they were either contractually forbidden or strongly discouraged from discussing their pay with their colleagues. Includes a listing of state laws that protect employees in discussing pay and compensation.
Date: June 2016
Creator: United States. Department of Labor.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Estimating Generalized Flood Skew Coefficients for Michigan

Description: From purpose and scope: The purpose of this report is to compare and evaluate four methods of estimating flood-frequency skew coefficients for Michigan. These methods are based on use of (1) the generalized skew map of the United States, (2) maps showing lines of equal mean skew of Michigan, (3) mean regional station skews, and (4) skew-prediction equations.
Date: 1983
Creator: Croskey, Hope M. & Holtschlag, D. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pre-Cambrian Rocks of the Lake Superior Region: A Review of Newly Discovered Geologic Features, with a Revised Geologic Map

Description: From abstract: Detailed knowledge of the geology of the pre-Cambrian rocks of the Lake Superior region has been greatly augmented since the publication of Monograph 52 by the United States Geological Survey in 1911. The authors have attempted in the present report to assemble as much of this new information as possible, and to give the reader a birdseye view of the geology as seen in the light of all studies made there up to the present time. Detailed descriptions are not presented, and the emphasis is placed upon the major problems of correlation. A revised map of the region, with cross sections, accompanies the report, bringing up to date a knowledge of the areal geology of the region, which otherwise could be gained only by consulting some 150 maps contained in almost as many separate local reports, many of which are unpublished.
Date: 1935
Creator: Leith, C. K.; Lund, Richard Jacob & Leith, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance Basic Data for Iron Mountain NTMS Quadrangle, Michigan; Wisconsin

Description: From abstract: Results of a reconnaissance geochemical survey of the Iron Mountain Quadrangle, Michigan; Wisconsin are reported. Field and laboratory data are presented for 479 groundwater samples, 369 stream sediment samples, and 389 stream water samples. Statistical and areal distributions of uranium and other possible uranium-related variables are displayed. A generalized geologic map of the survey area is provided, and pertinent geologic factors which may be of significance in evaluating the potential for uranium mineralization are briefly discussed.
Date: June 22, 1978
Creator: National Uranium Resource Evaluation Program
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Disaster Tax Relief for the Midwest

Description: The Midwestern Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2008 is intended to assist with the recovery from the severe weather that affected the Midwest during the summer of 2008. The Jobs, Energy, Families, and Disaster Relief Act of 2008 includes some similar provisions, but these are not limited to the Midwest disaster. The disaster relief in the three bills is similar to that provided to assist with the recovery from the 2005 hurricanes and the 2007 Kansas tornadoes. This report broadly discusses the disaster relief provisions in other relevant legislation.
Date: August 20, 2008
Creator: Lunder, Erika
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ground-Water Contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force Base, Michigan

Description: From introduction: The U.S. Geological Survey, at the request of the U.S. Air Force, began an investigation of geologic and hydrologic conditions at Wurtsmith Air Force Base in September 1979. The investigation was prompted by the discovery that an underground storage tank containing trichloroethylene (TCE) had leaked, contaminating Base water-supply wells. Subsequent information suggested that the trichloroethylene had moved off-Base.
Date: 1983
Creator: Stark, J. R.; Cummings, T. R. & Twenter, F. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant

Description: Report describing the Enrico Fermi Atomic Power Plant, its fast breeder reactor, and heat transport systems.
Date: March 1960
Creator: Atomic Power Development Associates
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Copper Mining in North America

Description: From introduction: "In this paper are assembled and summarized many subjects relating to the copper industry in North America. Production of mines and districts, history of the industry in North America. Production of mines and districts, history of the industry, geology, of the principal deposits, and mining methods and costs are discussed."
Date: 1938
Creator: Gardner, E. D.; Johnson, C. H. & Butler, B. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Injury Experience in the Coking Industry, 1951

Description: From Introduction and Summary: "Reports from operating companies showed that 25,715 men worked at coke ovens in 1951, about 6 percent more than were employed in 1950 and, except in 1943, the largest work force since 1930, when 28,139 men were employed. The work time for all employees was 70,190,493 man-hours. The returns indicated an average of 344 work days per man as compared with 341 days in the previous year. Accidents at the ovens resulted in the death of 10 and injury to 768 workers, both of these figures representing fewer injuries than in 1950."
Date: 1954
Creator: Reese, Seth T.; Kearney, Naomi W. & Miller, Elizabeth A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analyses of Coals in the United States with Descriptions of Mine and Field Samples Collected between July 1, 1904 and June 30, 1910 Part 2. Descriptions of Samples

Description: From Introduction: "This volume contains the descriptions of the samples whose analyses are published in the preceding volume, Part I of this bulletin. The descriptions have been compiled from the notebooks of the persons who collected the samples, have been condensed from accounts given in published reports of the United States Geological Survey, or have furnished by the collection themselves. Inasmuch as the descriptions represent the work of many persons during a period of six years, and inasmuch as they were recorded under widely differing conditions, they necessarily vary in fullness detail."
Date: 1913
Creator: Lord, N. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States and Foreign Countries

Description: From Introduction: "The lack of comparable and accurate statistics of coal-mine accidents in the united States as a whole led the Bureau of Mines in 1911 to undertake the collection of such data. The mining departments of the leading foreign coal-producing countries have long taken cognizance of the importance of statistics. The bureau feels that in presenting the tables embodied in this report it is offering the and comparable statistics of coal-min accidents for the country as a whole that have ever been published."
Date: 1913
Creator: Horton, Frederick W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analyses of Coals in the United States with Descriptions of Mine and Field Samples Collected between July 1, 1904 and June 30, 1910: Part 1. -- Analyses

Description: From Significance and value of Analyses of Coal: "The analyses published in this report cover samples of coal collected in many different parts of the country with unusual care by experiences men, in such manner as to make them representative of extensive beds of coal."
Date: 1913
Creator: Lord, N. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining Methods and Practice in the Michigan Copper Mines

Description: From Introduction: "The mining methods described and discussed in this report have been considered historically-that is, from early to present practice. The data for this report were collected during 1927."
Date: 1929
Creator: Crane, W. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rock Bursts in the Lake Superior Copper Mines, Keweenaw Point, Michigan

Description: From Introduction: "The effect of rock pressure may be general and continuous disintegration and reduction in size of pillars of ore and rock left for the support of the workings, resulting in the collapse of hanging wall and the closing of stopes, drifts, and shafts, or the action may be sudden and violent and aside from seriously affecting the workings may present a real hazard to the operation of mines. The object in the preparation of this report is to add to the accumulated information and from the facts presented to make suggestions for protective measures to be taken when possible."
Date: 1929
Creator: Crane, W. R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department