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Spills of Nonfloating Oils:: Risk and Response

Marine Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences - Nature - 1999 - 88 pages
In the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1996, the United States Coast Guard (USCG) was directed to assess the risk of spills for oils that may sink or be negatively buoyant, to ...
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U.S. Supersonic Commercial Aircraft:: Assessing NASA's High Speed Research ...

Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Committee on High Speed Research, National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems - Technology & Engineering - 1997 - 162 pages
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is currently developing advanced technologies to form the foundation for the next breakthrough in civil aviation: an ...
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Securing the Future of U.S. Air Transportation:: A System in Peril

Studies and Information Services, Committee on Aeronautics Research and Technology for Vision 2050, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Transportation Research Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Transportation - 2003 - 84 pages
As recently as the summer of 2001, many travelers were dreading air transportation because of extensive delays associated with undercapacity of the system. That all changed on ...
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Computer Science: Reflections on the Field, Reflections from the Field

Committee on the Fundamentals of Computer Science: Challenges and Opportunities, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Computers - 2004 - 208 pages
Computer Science: Reflections on the Field, Reflections from the Field provides a concise characterization of key ideas that lie at the core of computer science (CS) research ...
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Exploration of the Outer Heliosphere and the Local Interstellar Medium: A ...

Committee on Solar and Space Physics, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2004 - 68 pages
This report is the summary of a workshop held in May 2003 by the Space Studies Board's Committee on Solar and Space Physics to synthesize understanding of the physics of the ...
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Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Disposal of Chemicals

Technology & Engineering - 1995 - 427 pages
Guide for laboratory workers on the handling and disposal of chemicals at the laboratory level.
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Getting Up to Speed: The Future of Supercomputing

Committee on the Future of Supercomputing, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Computers - 2005 - 308 pages
Supercomputers play a significant and growing role in a variety of areas important to the nation. They are used to address challenging science and technology problems. In ...
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Assessment of Options for Extending the Life of the Hubble Space Telescope ...

Committee on the Assessment of Options for Extending the Life of the Hubble Space Telescope, Space Studies Board, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council - Science - 2005 - 160 pages
The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has operated continuously since 1990. During that time, four space shuttle-based service missions were launched, three of which added major ...
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