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Biodiversity Conservation and Forestry Programs: 2012 Report

Description: The report fulfills the requirements for an annual report on implementation of Section 118 of the Foreign Assistance Act that focuses on the "continuing and accelerating alteration, description and loss of tropical forests in developing countries".
Date: December 2012
Creator: United States. Agency for International Development.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rigs and Reefs: A Comparison of the Fish Communities at Two Artificial Reefs, a Production Platform, and a Natural Reef in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

Description: Final report comparing the fish populations of two artificial reefs, an operating oil and gas platform, and a natural reef in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Data regarding fish species, density of species, factors effecting biomass, and configuration of reef structures is gathered using visual survey and hydro-acoustics and then statistically analyzed.
Date: August 2003
Creator: Wilson, Charles A.; Pierce, Aaron & Miller, Mark W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Modeling Structure Removal Processes in the Gulf of Mexico

Description: This report summary describes the objective of the research is to examine how offshore structures producing and processing hydrocarbons are removed from the Gulf of Mexico. Using this research, they developed a model to forecast the removal of offshore structures.
Date: June 2005
Creator: Kaiser, M.J.; Mesyanzhinov, D.V. & Pulsipher, A.G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Economic Impact in the U.S. of Deepwater Projects: A Survey of Five Projects

Description: This survey report discusses deepwater projects centered in the Gulf Coast. Their study is interested in vendors or contractors supplying the equipment used on the deck and process in extracting oil. The authors are also interested in the socioeconomic effects of the oil extracting on local communities.
Date: May 2004
Creator: Stiff, John J. & Singelmann, Joachim
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Supply Network for Deepwater Oil and Gas Development in the Gulf of Mexico: An Empirical Analysis of Demand for Port Services: Final Report

Description: This report analyzes the increased demand for port services in the Gulf of Mexico by the oil and gas industry. It will provide valuable information for infrastructure investment and port planning.
Date: June 2004
Creator: Jayawardana, Jay & Hochstein, Anatoly
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Long-Term Oil and Gas Structure Installation and Removal Forecasting in the Gulf of Mexico: A Decision- and Resource-Based Approach

Description: This report is to formalize the REA/MMS forecast models used in the Gulf Coast. With these models they forecast GOM infrastructure like number of exploratory wells and number of development wells.
Date: May 2004
Creator: Kaiser, Mark J.; Mesyanzhinov, Dmitry V. & Pulsipher, Allan G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Rajiv Shah to John Kerry, June 1, 2011]

Description: Letter from Rajiv Shah, the administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to John Kerry, chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations in the U.S. Senate regarding the findings of a report titled "Evaluating U.S. Foreign Assistance to Afghanistan." The letter discusses the work that USAID has done in Afghanistan to work with military and civilian partners, as well as ongoing programs and plans for the future.
Date: June 1, 2011
Creator: Shah, Rajiv
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Thomas Nides to John Kerry]

Description: Letter from Thomas Nides, the Deputy Secretary of State, to John Kerry, chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations in the U.S. Senate regarding the findings of a report titled "Evaluating U.S. Foreign Assistance to Afghanistan." The letter discusses actions that have been taken by the U.S. in Afghanistan, ongoing work with the Afghan government, and recommendations for future work.
Date: 2011
Creator: Ndies, Thomas R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

2016 USAID Staffing Report to Congress

Description: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is pleased to provide the following report pursuant to House Report 114-154 accompanying H.R. 2772, which details “the number of people employed by USAID, the category of employment (direct hire, personal service contractor, Participating Agency Service Agreement, and similar categories), the veteran status of direct hires employed by USAID, the office or overseas post to which they are assigned or detailed, the appropriation account used to fund the employees, specific legislative authority needed to hire the employees, and, if hired by another Federal agency, the additional administrative expenses charged by that agency,” and, “staffing levels and position titles for all Washington-based and overseas employees by bureau, office or other unit.” USAID utilizes multiple hiring mechanisms to accomplish its work and deliver on its mission to end extreme poverty. Congress has provided authorities to USAID that allow for multiple employment arrangements. This allows the Agency to provide effective project design, implementation, and oversight of USAID-managed and co-managed programs. The nature of the work is usually the primary driver in determining the most appropriate type of employment mechanism. In response to the reporting requirement, USAID provides the following information in five sections: Detail of Washington-based positions, including a table for Institutional Contractors, by operating unit Detail of Overseas Post positions by operating unit Direct hire employee veteran status information Legislative authority needed to hire employees information Administrative Expenses Charged by Participating Agency Service Agreements and other comparable mechanisms
Date: June 2016
Creator: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Women Veterans Profile

Description: This publication focuses on women veterans and their employment throughout the country. They are analyzed based on education, industry, location income levels, and more. Male veterans employment statistics are used as a comparison.
Date: October 2014
Creator: United States. Department of Labor. Women's Bureau.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department