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Forest above Ground Biomass Inversion by Fusing GLAS with Optical Remote Sensing Data

Description: This article describes a study combining Geoscience Laser Altimeter System (GLAS) data with MODIS/BRDF (Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) and ASTER GDEM data to estimate forest aboveground biomass in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China.
Date: November 6, 2015
Creator: Xi, Xiaohuan; Han, Tingting; Wang, Cheng; Luo, Shezhou; Xia, Shaobo & Pan, Feifei
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

U.S.-South Korea Relations

Description: This report contains two main parts: a section describing recent events and a longer background section on key elements of the U.S.-South Korea relationship. It also provides a list of CRS products on South Korea and North Korea. The report identifies South Korean individuals by using their last name first.
Date: May 23, 2017
Creator: Manyin, Mark E.; Chanlett-Avery, Emma; Nikitin, Mary Beth D.; Williams, Brock R. & Corrado, Jonathan R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China: Issues for Congress

Description: This report provides background information and issues for Congress on maritime territorial and exclusive economic zone (EEZ) disputes in the East China (ECS) and South China Sea (SCS) involving China, with a focus on how these disputes may affect U.S. strategic and policy interests.
Date: May 19, 2017
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: KFC/China]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 5 P.M.
Date: November 12, 1987
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Change in Direction for Seoul? The Impeachment of South Korea's President

Description: This report discusses the Constitutional Court decision for impeachment of the former President of South Korea, Park Geun-hye. The decision was the latest development in a corruption scandal that has engulfed South Korean politics and the business world since October 2016, and comes against the backdrop of North Korean missile tests.
Date: March 10, 2017
Creator: Manyin, Mark E.; Chanlett-Avery, Emma & Corrado, Jonathan R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Pacific Islands: Policy Issues

Description: This report provides background on the Pacific Islands region and discusses related issues for Congress. It discusses U.S. relations with Pacific Island countries as well as the influence of other powers in the region, including Australia, China, and other external actors. It includes sections on U.S. foreign assistance to the region, the Compacts of Free Association, and issues related to climate change, which has impacted many Pacific Island countries.
Date: February 2, 2017
Creator: Lum, Thomas & Vaughn, Bruce
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

China-U.S. Trade Issues

Description: This report discusses the U.S.-China economic relationship and China's rapid expansion as a global economic market, within the context of the current global economic crisis. It also examines major U.S.-China trade issues and related legislation.
Date: March 6, 2017
Creator: Morrison, Wayne M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Japan-U.S. Relations: Issues for Congress

Description: This report discusses issues regarding U.S.-Japan economic relations. Japan is a significant partner of the United States in a number of foreign policy areas, particularly in U.S. security priorities, which range from hedging against Chinese military modernization to countering threats from North Korea.
Date: February 16, 2017
Creator: Chanlett-Avery, Emma; Manyin, Mark E.; Nelson, Rebecca M.; Williams, Brock R. & Yamakawa, Taishu
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

U.S. Restrictions on Relations with Burma

Description: This report discusses the major changes in Burma's political situation since 2008 that have raised issues for Congress concerning the appropriateness of U.S. restrictions on relations with Burma (Myanmar). These issues include whether Congress should reexamine U.S. policy toward Burma in general, what criteria are appropriate for analyzing the current situation in Burma, and whether it should make adjustments to current U.S. restrictions on relations with Burma.
Date: February 7, 2017
Creator: Martin, Michael F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Viet Nam]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Mrs. Martha Turpin, whose husband Dr. James Wesley Turpin is with a volunteer group in Viet-Nam helping with medical conditions; she is meeting with Walter Steele, Dallas attorney and director of the Dallas Jaycee's International Relations Program, having spoken to the Jaycees on her husband and Project Concern, which is supported by the Jaycees and public donations. She and her children left Viet-Nam 2 months previously due to the increasing violence of the war.
Date: November 28, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dr. Lapp]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dr. Ralph E. Lapp, expert on nuclear weapons and fallout, internationally known scientist and secretary-treasurer of Quadri-Science Incorporated, who is in Dallas to speak to the Fort Worth Woman's Club; after the talk, Dr. Lapp speaks on the recent Chinese test of a nuclear device, telling how it is a much more advanced and sophisticated device than to be expected, and that China is a nuclear power and a threat to peace.
Date: November 20, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Progress in Environmental Specimen Banking

Description: In October, 1986, the 10th U.S.-German Seminar of State and Planning on Environmental Specimen Banking was held at the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences in Gloucester Point, Virginia. At this meeting the current status of specimen banking activities in the U. S., FRG, Canada, and Japan was presented and discussed. This publication contains the proceedings of that meeting with contributions describing various activities related to banking and analysis of samples from aquatic, atmospheric, terrestrial, and human monitoring programs.
Date: 1988
Creator: Wise, Stephen A.; Zeisler, Rolf & Goldstein, George M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Cambodia]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Foreigh Service Officer John J. MacDougal and his wife, visiting on furlough after two and a half years serving in Cambodia; they speak about the country and the Vietnam conflict
Date: October 29, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

China-U.S. Trade Issues

Description: This report discusses the U.S.-China economic relationship and China's rapid expansion as a global economic market, both with respect to the current global economic crisis. It also examines major U.S.-China trade issues and related legislation.
Date: January 4, 2017
Creator: Morrison, Wayne M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An Artist at War: The Journal of John Gaitha Browning

Description: An edited version of artist John Gaitha Browning's personal journal from his time in the United States Army during World War II, specifically two years in the South Pacific. The book includes typewritten journal entries, reformatted journal entries, some of his illustrations, photographs, letters he wrote, and maps of where he was stationed. Includes an epilogue about Browning's life after the final entry. Index starts on page 325.
Date: 1994
Creator: Toliver, Oleta Stewart
Partner: UNT Press

More Than A Uniform: A Navy Woman in a Navy Man's World

Description: An autobiographical account by Captain Winifred Quick Collins of her early life, the integration of women into the United States Navy, her Navy career, and her accomplishments in the service. The book focuses on Captain Collins's experience as a woman in a predominantly male division of the US military, as well as the history of women in the Navy. Includes a forward Arleigh Burke
Date: 1997
Creator: Collins, Winifred Quick & Levine, Herbert M.
Partner: UNT Press

[News Script: Viet Nam]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dr. Tran Van Chuong, former ambassador to the U.S. from South Viet Nam, in Fort Worth to speak at the Ridglea Country Club as part of a tour speaking out about communism.
Date: March 24, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections