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[TXSSAR Officer Reports: October 6 - 7, 2012]

Description: Officer Reports for the Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution, compiled October 6 - 7, 2012.
Date: 2012-10-06/2012-10-07
Creator: Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[TXSSAR Officer Reports: March 23 - 24, 2012]

Description: Officer Reports for the Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution, compiled March 23 - 24, 2012.
Date: 2012-03-23/2012-03-24
Creator: Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[TXSSAR Committee Reports: March 23 - 25, 2012]

Description: Committee Reports for the Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution, compiled for the March 23 - 25, 2012 State Convention.
Date: 2012-03-23/2012-03-25
Creator: Texas Society Sons of the American Revolution
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Treasury report]

Description: A treasury report for the Dallas Way.
Date: December 31, 2012
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Treasurer's report]

Description: The treasurer's report from the Dallas Way for the month of November.
Date: November 30, 2012
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Crowdsourcing Workshop & Use Cases

Description: This report describes a crowdsourcing workshop at the 2012 International Internet Preservation Coalition General Assembly. This report contains a workshop report, the discussion paper "Can Crowdsourcing Play a Role in Archiving the Web?, workshop schedule, a list of resources, questions to ask of crowdsourcing sites, crowdsourcing use case templates, and the article "The Crowd & the Library: The Agony and Exstasy of 'Crowdsourcing' Our Cultural Heritage."
Date: May 4, 2012
Creator: Pennock, Maureen E.; Hockx-Yu, Helen & Owens, Trevor
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium
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Information and documentation — Statistics and Quality Indicators for Web Archiving

Description: This technical report defines statistical terms and quality criteria for Web archiving. It considers the needs and practices across a wide range of heritage and research organisations such as national and research libraries, archives, museums, research centres and heritage foundations.
Date: 2012
Partner: International Internet Preservation Consortium
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National Digital Stewardship Alliance Web Archiving Survey Report: 2012

Description: The National Digital Stewardship Alliance is a member organization whose mission is to establish, maintain, and advance the capacity to preserve our nation's digital resources for the benefit of present and future generations. From October 3 through October 31, 2011, the Content Working Group conducted a survey of organizations in the United States that are actively involved in, or planning to start, programs to archive content from the web. The goal of the survey was to better understand the landscape of web archiving activities in the United States, including identifying the organizations or individuals involved, the types of web content being preserved, the tools and services being used, and the types of access being provided. This summary report examines participant responses for the purposes of discerning trends, themes, and emerging practices and challenges in web-based content acquisition and preservation.
Date: June 19, 2012
Creator: National Digital Stewardship Alliance (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Status of Coral Reef Fish Assemblages and Benthic Condition Around Guam: A Report Based on Underwater Visual Surveys in Guam and the Mariana Archipelago, April-June 2011

Description: The following report presents comprehensive data set on the coral reefs around Guam. The data is based on the reefs' fish and marine life and compare them to marine life and assemblages in areas around Guam open to fishing.
Date: August 2012
Creator: Williams, Ivor; Zamzow, Jill; Lino, Kevin; Ferguson, Marie & Donham, Emily
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Report of the Sea Turtle Longline Fishery Post-release Mortality Workshop, November 15-16, 2011

Description: This report produces the results of a workshop held by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). This workshop was meant to review information to determine if the current NMFS' criteria should be modified, objectives including the review of the current NMFS' criteria for sea turtle post-release mortality estimates; to identify, review, and assess relevant research conducted after the 2004 expert workshop; and to discuss the potential effects of hook design and size on injury and mortality.
Date: August 2012
Creator: Swimmer, Yonat & Gilman, Eric
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Report of the National Marine Fisheries Service Automated Image Processing Workshop

Description: From introduction: This report is a summary of presentations and discussions from a workshop on automated image processing conducted in Seattle, Washington, from 4-7 September, 2010. The objective of the workshop was to examine current and future applications of automated image processing for fisheries and marine ecology research.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Williams, Kresimir; Rooper, Chris & Harms, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Institutional Analysis of Community-based Marine Resource Management Initiatives in Hawai'i and American Samoa

Description: From executive summary: This document provides and analysis of two fisheries policies designed to develop community-based marine research management insitutions in the Western Pacific Region of the United States as delineated in the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
Date: November 2012
Creator: Richmond, Laurie & Levine, Arielle
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Workshop on Methods to Estimate Total and Natural Mortality Rates Using Mean Lenght Observations and Life History Parameters

Description: The following report presents the results of a workshop on the topic of estimating total and natural mortality rates in data-limited stock assessment situations. The workshop was held by the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center (PIFSC) and the Southeast Fisheries Science Center (SEFSC).
Date: June 2012
Creator: Brodziak, Jon; Gedamke, Todd; Porch, Clay; Walter, John; Courtney, Dean; O'Malley, Joseph et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Prediction of Mesophotic Coral Distributions in the Au'au Channel, Hawaii

Description: From about this document: This report describes the development and assessment of four spatially explicit predictive models describing mesophotic coral presence in the Au'au Channel Region in the Main Hawaiian Islands.
Date: June 2012
Creator: Costa, Bryan M.; Kendall, Matthew S.; Rooney, John; Chow, Malia; Lecky, Joey; Parrish, Frank A. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Spillover Effects of Environmental Regulation for Sea Turtle Protection: The Case of the Hawaii Shallow-set Longline Fishery

Description: From introduction: This report presents a study on the spillover effects, also termed "transfer effects", resulting from proposed regulatory changes for the Hawaii longline fishery specifically for swordfish...This study evaluates whether, and to what extent, spillover effects may occur when regulatory changes decrease the allowable fishing activities in the Hawaii shallow-set longline fishery for swordfish.
Date: January 2012
Creator: Chan, Hing Ling & Pan, Minling
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Socioculture Importance of Spearfishing in Hawai'i

Description: The following document examines the importance of spearfishing as a traditional fishing method in Hawaii. The purposes of the research behind this report were to develop a better understanding of the spearfish fishery and community; identify key players and organizations associated with the fishery; provide information to assist the State of Hawaii and the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council in making decisions based on increased understanding of the ways people are socioeconomically affected by fishery policies; document the perspectives/concerns of local spearfishermen and resources users; and contribute to the development and refinement of the fishing community profiles for Hawaii in response to The Magnuson-Stevens Act, National Standard 8.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Stoffle, Brent W. & Allen, Stewart D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands as a Fishing Community

Description: From introduction and purpose: This report describes the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) as a fishing community. We have tried to strike a balance between the report being concise enough to be useful while covering the full range of topics and issues necessary to describe CNMI as a fishing community...This report will be updated periodically as social, economic, and environmental conditions change and fishermen and fisheries management adapt to those changes.
Date: November 2012
Creator: Allen, Stewart D. & Amesbury, Judith R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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USAID Health-Related Research and Development Progress Report: 2012

Description: Annual progress report describing programs and funding for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) health-related research and development.
Date: December 2012
Creator: United States. Agency for International Development.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Equal=Pay: An Employer's Guide to Equal Pay

Description: A report discussing the wage gap between men and women.
Date: April 2012
Creator: United States. Department of Labor. Women's Bureau.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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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
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Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation

Description: This document offers an exploration done by the Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN) which impartially assess the scientific literature on the potential role of renewable energy in the mitigation of climate change for policy makers, researchers, and civic society.
Date: 2012
Creator: Edenhofer, Ottmar; Madruga, Ramón Pichs & Sokona, Youba
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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