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Stock Assessment of the Coral Reef Fishes of Hawaii, 2016

Description: From abstract: This report contains single-species assessments of 27 reef-associated fish stocks around the main Hawaiian Islands using data from various sources collected during the 2003-2016 period.
Date: February 2017
Creator: Nadon, Marc O.
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North Pacific Blue Shark Stock Assessment

Description: From abstract: A stock assessment of the blue shark (Prionace glauca) population in the North Pacific was conducted using catch and effort data from commercial longline and large mesh driftnet from the years 1971 through 2002.
Date: February 2009
Creator: Kleiber, Pierre; Clarke, Shelley; Bigelow, Keith; Nakano, Hideki; McAllister, Murdoch & Takeuchi, Yukio
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Hawaiian Archipelago Marine Ecosystem Research (HAMER)

Description: From introduction: The following document describes a 10-year, multiagency, collaborative program proposed to advance ecosystem science and resource management in Hawaii.
Date: February 2008
Creator: Hawaii. Division of Aquatic Resources.
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Hawaii Longline Fishermen's Experiences with the Observer Program

Description: From introduction: This report describes a subset of the results from a socio-cultural study of fishermen in the Hawaii-based longline fleet. The broader study, conducted in 2003-2004, was designed to compile a social profile of the longline fishing industry of Hawaii and provide information about its participants to decision makers.
Date: February 2007
Creator: Allen, Stewart D.
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The Hawaiian Monk Seal on Laysan Island, 1991

Description: This report presents the findings of an observational study on the Hawaiian monk seal on Laysan Island in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands during March 31 to July 22 1991. The data collected focuses on haul-out, behavior, and reproductive patterns; population structure; and factors affecting survival.
Date: February 1995
Creator: Becker, Brenda L.; O'Brien, Kristen E.; Lombard, Karen B. & Laniawae, Leona P.
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Seasonal, Vertical, and Horizontal Distribution of Four Species of Copepods Around Oahu Hawaii: Data Report

Description: From introduction: This data report is intended to provide a detailed data summary of station information and copepod abundances that will be used for future publication of the analyzed data set. A data report on larval fish distributions from the same seasonal cruises will also be issued, and the distribution of tuna larvae has been discussed.
Date: February 1995
Creator: Hassett, R. Patrick & Boehlert, George W.
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Studies of Acute and Chronic Radiation Injury at the Biological and Medical Research Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 1970-1992 : the JANUS Program Survival and Pathology Data

Description: A research reactor for exclusive use in experimental radiobiology was designed and built at Argonne National Laboratory in the 1960`s. It was located in a special addition to Building 202, which housed the Division of Biological and Medical Research. Its location assured easy access for all users to the animal facilities, and it was also near the existing gamma-irradiation facilities. The water-cooled, heterogeneous 200-kW(th) reactor, named JANUS, became the focal point for a range of radiobiological studies gathered under the rubic of "the JANUS program". The program ran from about 1969 to 1992 and included research at all levels of biological organization, from subcellular to organism. More than a dozen moderate- to large-scale studies with the B6CF₁ mouse were carried out; these focused on the late effects of whole-body exposure to gamma rays or fission neutrons, in matching exposure regimes. In broad terms, these studies collected data on survival and on the pathology observed at death. A deliberate effort was made to establish the cause of death. This archieve describes these late-effects studies and their general findings. The database includes exposure parameters, time of death, and the gross pathology and histopathology in codified form. A series of appendices describes all pathology procedures and codes, treatment or irradiation codes, and the manner in which the data can be accessed in the ORACLE database management system. A series of tables also presents summaries of the individual experiments in terms of radiation quality, sample sizes at entry, mean survival times by sex, and number of gross pathology and histopathology records.
Date: February 1995
Creator: Grahn, D.; Wright, B. J.; Carnes, B. A.; Williamson, F. S. & Fox, C.
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Yucca Mountain Project - Argonne National Laboratory Annual Progress Report, FY 1994

Description: This document reports on the work done by the Nuclear Waste Management Section of the Chemical Technology Division (CMT), Argonne National Laboratory, in the period October 1993-September 1994. Studies have been performed to evaluate the performance of nuclear waste glass and spent fuel samples under unsaturated conditions (low volume water contact) that are likely to exist in the Yucca Mountain environment being considered as a potential site for a high-level waste repository. Tests with simulated waste glasses have been in progress for over eight years and demonstrate that actinides from initially fresh glass surfaces will be released as a result of the spallation of reacted glass layers from the surface, as the small volume of water passes over the waste form.
Date: February 1995
Creator: Bates, John K.
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Solidification Modeling of a Spiral Casting to Determine Material Fluidity

Description: In casting, fluidity is the measure of the distance a metal can flow in a channel before being stopped by solidification. During mold filling, the metal loses heat to the surrounding mold, thereby cooling and becoming more viscous until the leading portion solidifies and no further flow is possible. A coupled heat-transfer and fluid-flow modeling of a spiral, involving the use of thermophysical properties to determine material fluidity, has been conducted. Simulations of these experiments utilized the Casting Process Simulator (CaPS) software developed at Argonne National Laboratory. Two types of spiral geometries with different assumptions were considered: (1) a two-dimensional laterally stretched spiral and (2) a three-dimensional lateral spiral. The computer extent of mold filling is in good agreement with the experimental results. Time required by the metal/gas interface to attain specific positions in the spiral arm also compares favorably with the experimental results. The influence of process variables, especially pour time, is discussed. The CaPS software has been used as a computational tool to investigate the validity of the dimensionality assumptions and to evaluate the ability of CaPS to model fluidity adequately.
Date: February 1994
Creator: Ahuja, S.; Domanus, H. M.; Schmitt, R. C.; Chuzhoy, L. & Grabel, J. V.
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COMMIX-PPC: A Three-Dimensional Transient Multicomponent Computer Program for Analyzing Performance of Power Plant Condensers, Volume 1: Equations and Numerics

Description: Report on the COMMIX-PPC computer program, designed to evaluate the thermal performance of power plant condensers. This first volume "describes in detail the basic equations, formulation, solution procedures, and models for auxiliary phenomena" (p. iv).
Date: February 1993
Creator: Chien, T. H.; Domanus, H. M. & Sha, William T.
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Simplified Linear Equation Solvers : Users Manual

Description: The solution of large sparse systems of linear equations is at the heart of many algorithms in scientific computing. The SLES package is a set of easy-to-use yet powerful and extensible routines for solving large sparse linear systems. The design of the package allows new techniques to be used in existing applications without any source code changes in the applications.
Date: February 1993
Creator: Gropp, William & Smith, Barry
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Chaotic Vibrations of Nonlinearly Supported Tubes in Crossflow

Description: By means of the unsteady-flow theory and a bilinear mathematical model, a theoretical study is presented for chaotic vibrations associated with the fluid-elastic instability of nonlinearly supported tubes in a crossflow. Effective tools, including phase portraits, power spectral density, Poincare maps, Lyapunov exponent, fractal dimension, and bifurcation diagrams, are utilized to distinguish periodic and chaotic motions when the tubes vibrate in the instability region. The results show periodic and chaotic motions in the region corresponding to fluid-damping-controlled instability. Nonlinear supports, with symmetric or asymmetric gaps, significantly affect the distribution of periodic, quasi-periodic, and chaotic motions of a tube exposed to various flow velocities in the instability region of the tube-support-plate-inactive mode.
Date: February 1992
Creator: Cai, Y. & Chen, Shoei-Sheng
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The Hawaiian Monk Seal, Monachus schauinslandi, at Kure Atoll, 1982-83

Description: This report describes an observational research on the population of the Hawaiian monk seal at Kure Atoll taken from the March to October of 1982 to the April to June of 1983. The study focuses on deaths, injuries, reproduction rates, and data gathered during seal captivity.
Date: February 1991
Creator: Bowlby, C. Edward; Scoggins, Penelope D.; Watson, Rodney T. & Reddy, Michelle L.
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Materials Performance in the Atmospheric Fluidized-Bed Cogeneration Air Heater Experiment

Description: The Atmospheric Fluidized-Bed Cogeneration Air Heater Experiment (ACAHE) sponsored by the US Department of Energy (DOE) was initiated to assess the performance of various heat-exchanger materials to be used in fluidized-bed combustion air heater systems. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, through subcontracts with Babcock Wilcox, Foster Wheeler, and ABB Combustion Engineering Systems, prepared specifications and hardware for the ACAHE tests. Argonne National Laboratory contracted with Rockwell International to conduct tests in the DOE atmospheric fluidized-bed combustion facility. This report presents an overview of the project, a description of the facility and the test hardware, the test operating conditions, a summary of the operation, and the results of analyzing specimens from several uncooled and cooled probes exposed in the facility. Extensive microstructural analyses of the base alloys, claddings, coatings, and weldments were performed on specimens exposed in several probes for different lengths of time. Alloy penetration data were determined for several of the materials as a function of specimen orientation and the exposure location in the combustor. Finally, the data were compared with earlier laboratory test data, and the long-term performance of candidate materials for air-heater applications was assessed.
Date: February 1991
Creator: Natesan, K.
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OTTER Experiments Pertinent to CADE-10

Description: This Argonne report serves as a companion to our CADE-10 paper. To fulfill promises made in that paper, included here are detailed proofs in clause notation, input files compatible with OTTER, and explanations for the choice of approach. Also included are certain of the original and unpublished proofs (of Winker) that answered four open questions, two in equivalent calculus and two in the R-calculus. The organization parallels that of the CADE-10 paper.
Date: February 1991
Creator: Wos, Larry; Winker, S.; McCune, W.; Overbeek, R.; Lusk, E.; Stevens, R. et al.
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Temperature Effects on Waste Glass Performance

Description: The temperature dependence of glass durability, particularly that of nuclear waste glasses, is assessed by reviewing past studies. The reaction mechanism for glass dissolution in water is complex and involves multiple simultaneous reaction proceeded, including molecular water diffusion, ion exchange, surface reaction, and precipitation. These processes can change in relative importance or dominance with time or changes in temperature. The temperature dependence of each reaction process has been shown to follow an Arrhenius relationship in studies where the reaction process has been isolated, but the overall temperature dependence for nuclear waste glass reaction mechanisms is less well understood, Nuclear waste glass studies have often neglected to identify and characterize the reaction mechanism because of difficulties in performing microanalyses; thus, it is unclear if such results can be extrapolated to other temperatures or reaction times. Recent developments in analytical capabilities suggest that investigations of nuclear waste glass reactions with water can lead to better understandings of their reaction mechanisms and their temperature dependences. Until a better understanding of glass reaction mechanisms is available, caution should be exercised in using temperature as an accelerating parameter.
Date: February 1991
Creator: Mazer, J. J.
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Activities and Operations of the Advanced Computing Research Facility : January 1989-January 1990

Description: This report reviews the activities and operations of the Advanced Computing Research Facility (ACRF) for the period January 1, 1989, through January 31, 1990. The ACRF is operated by the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory. The facility's principal objective is to foster research in parallel computing. Toward this objective, the ACRF continues to operate experimental advanced computers and to sponsor new technology transfer efforts and new research projects.
Date: February 1990
Creator: Pieper, Gail W.
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MELCOR Accident Consequence Code System (MACCS)

Description: "This report describes the MACCS computer code. The purpose of this code is to simulate the impact of severe accidents at nuclear power plants on the surrounding environment.
Date: February 1990
Creator: Chanin, D. I.; Sprung, J. L.; Ritchie, L. T. & Jow, H-N
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Advanced Materials in the Manufacturing Revolution: Proceedings of the Conference Held at Argonne National Laboratory June 14, 1988

Description: A conference at Argonne National Laboratory for senior executives of small and medium-size manufacturing companies covered technical and managerial issues involved in adapting advanced materials and new manufacturing methods. Seven speakers discussed how high performance metals, alloys, ceramics, polymerics and their composites are replacing conventional mill-product materials and how these new materials are impacting manufacturing methods and products.
Date: February 1989
Creator: Nevitt, Michael V. & Peterson, Norman D.
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Geotechnical Applications of the Self-Potential Method, Report 3: Development of Self-Potential Interpretation Techniques for Seepage Detection

Description: This report consists of four distinct but complementary parts: (a) a laboratory/field study of environmental effects on self-potential (SP) electrodes and long-term stability of the electrodes; (b) field investigations at Beaver Dam, Arkansas; (c) development of a computer program for interpretation of seepage-related SP field survey data; (d) development of an extensive bibliography and data base for acquisition and interpretation of seepage-related SP data.
Date: February 1989
Creator: Corwin, Robert W. & Butler, Dwain K.
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