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User Responsive Gis April 2002

By: Micha Pazner

Economics

Conclusion -- It makes sense to develop Simple II - a sequel to Simple... -- that takes advantage of the current economical and technological ?special effects? in the area of modern map and image making and use.

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Summary of a Workshop on Regulatory Acceptance of (Q)Sars for Huma...

By: Joanna S. Jaworska

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The ?Workshop on Regulatory Use of (Q)SARs for Human Health and Environmental Endpoints,? organized by the European Chemical Industry Council and the International Council of Chemical Associations, gathered more than 60 human health and environmental experts from industry, academia, and regulatory agencies from around the world. They agreed, especially industry and regulatory authorities, that the workshop initiated great potential for the further development an...

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Duffy's Wave Motor as a Source of Power for Various Purposes

By: Duffy, Terrence
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Tropical Forest Management Techniques a Review of the Sustainabili...

By: Patrick B. Durst

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Tropical forests cover about 1,680 million ha: 920 million ha in tropical South and Central America, 490 million ha in Africa, and 270 million ha in tropical parts of Asia and the Pacific. Dense evergreen forests account for 720 million ha, dense semi-deciduous forests cover 590 million ha and dryland forests cover 240 million ha (see Table 1). Current deforestation rates are estimated to vary from 0.7%/year in tropical South and Central America and Africa to 1....

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Cosmetics

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: How do allergies start? Some people may react to something in a product, For example, they may have itching, redness, rash, sneezing, or wheezing. Allergies may happen the first time you use a product or after you have used it more than once. Are ?testers? at makeup counters safe? Lots of people use the testers at makeup counters. Testers can have lots of germs because so many people use them. Do you want to test a product at the counter anyway? If so, use a new sponge or cotton swab.

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Treatise on Powder Metallurgy Volume Ii

By: Goetzel, Claus G.

Osmania University ; Digital Library of India

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Probabilistic Inference Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods

By: Radford M. Neal

Mathematics document containing theorems and formulas.

Excerpt: Probabilistic inference is an attractive approach to uncertain reasoning and empirical learning in artificial intelligence. Computationalflarise, however, because probabilistic models with the necessary realism and flexibility lead to complex distributions over high-dimensional spaces.

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Joan of Arc

By: M. Boutet De Monvel

Excerpt: On the 22d of October 1422 Charles VI died Leaving his Kingdom with the hand of his daughter by the treaty of Troyes to Henry V, King of England Wer had devastated our country for more than a century but our independence had never been so menaced before.

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God Prophecy

By: Dr. Paraskev

For some of us, this is a spiritual book that tells the real Truth of God. And the true Path to God. A pragmatic Path we could walk easily, smoothly, within a normal human lifetime. For others of us, it is a book that reveals what the future holds. For each human and all humanity, for each soul and every society. The developments that would make us materially and morally satisfied and successful. And for still others, it's just a mundane book. It gives u...

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Eddy-Resolving Ocean Modeling

By: Robert C. Malone

Excerpt: Weather forecasting has been developed into a fine art, with elaborate data collection systems feeding present conditions into detailed computer models. Despite this great effort, it appears to be impossible to predict weather for more than about two weeks in advance. Yet we hope to predict the effects of greenhouse gas emissions and other human induced effects on climate decades to centuries into the future. This goal may, in fact, be possible because what we c...

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Mercury in Seafood

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Hazard identification Based on an acute mercury food poisoning that occurred in Japan during the 1950s, it is known that high levels of dietary mercury in seafood cause measurable deficits in the mental and physical development of young children exposed during gestation. Low levels of mercury are naturally present in the environment and in all foods. Inorganic mercury is poorly absorbed via the diet but, in aquatic environments, bacteria can convert inorganic me...

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Development and Application of a Robust Speciation Method for Dete...

By: James H. Raymer

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Six arsenic species [arsenate, arsenite, arsenocholine, arsenobetaine, monomethyl arsonic acid, and dimethyl arsinic acid] present in human urine were determined using ion-exchange chromatography combined with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (IC-ICP-MS). Baseline separation was achieved for all six species as well as for the internal standard (potassium hexahydroxy antimonate V) in a single chromatographic run of less than 30 min, using an ammonium ...

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Beyond Sustainable Forest Management : Opportunities and Challenge...

By: Adrian Whiteman

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Unsustainable forest practices have a visible corollary in redundant and inefficient processing capacity. In a number of countries, improving forest management is burdened by an industry that employs vintage technologies that are resource wasting and polluting. These industries survive primarily on the availability of abundant cheap large logs. Radical restructuring of the sector and introduction of resource protecting and resource conserving technologies are ne...

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Viewpoint : Policy Requirements for Protecting Wildlife from Endoc...

By: Gwynne Lyons

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Man-made endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) present a threat to biodiversity, even in remote areas. To date, numerous wildlife species have been affected by EDCs in the environment, but it is likely that many more species are suffering effects that have not yet been reported. Impaired reproduction, damaged brain function, and deficits of the immune system are of particular concern. In order to bring all endocrine-disrupting chemicals under control, the develo...

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Forest Certification : Issues for International Cooperation Simmat...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Since early 90s, proliferation of forest certification and product labeling schemes Indicator of popularity & ?success? of certification Int org, NGOs, private sector increasingly supportive ...

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The Future of Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Manag...

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: One of the most important international meetings of early 2003 was the International Conference on the Contribution of Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management: the Way Forward (CICI-2003), held from 3 to 7 February 2003 in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The meeting was hosted by the National Forest Service of Guatemala (Instituto Nacional de Bosques, INAB), in cooperation with FAO, the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) and the Gover...

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Quatre Sonates Pour le Clavecin Ou Pianoforte avec L'Accompagnemen...

By: Olof Ahlstr Om

Classical Sheet Music

Excerpt: A pdf facsimile of sheet music scores.

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The Art of Travel

By: Henry James
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Ferns : British and Foreign : The History, Organography, Classific...

By: Smith, John, 1798-1888

Includes bibliographical references and index

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Practical Guidelines for the Assessment, Monitoring and Reporting ...

By: Patrick B. Durst

Nutrition Reference Publication

Excerpt: Over the past decade, national and international initiatives concerned with the development and implementation of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management involving Asian countries largely focused on boreal, temperate and tropical moist forests. The seventeenth session of the Asia- Pacific Forestry Commission in 1998, therefore, recognized the need for an initiative for Asian countries with substantial areas of dry forests for the development of...

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