• Many of these ideas were born and developed at the workshop on Exploring New Multi-Instrument Approaches to Observing Terrestrial Ecosystems and the Carbon Cycle from Space that occurred 5-9 October 2015 and was funded by the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS), organized by Michelle Judd, and hosted at the institute facility at California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. (nature.com)
  • The majority of the work was internally funded and carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (nature.com)
  • Disclaimer: Any opinions expressed in this supplement do not necessarily reflect the views of PMI, the United States Agency for International Development, or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (ajtmh.org)
  • I am Howard Frumkin, Director of the National Center for Environmental Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Assistant Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). (cdc.gov)
  • UNISPACE+50, to be held in 2018 in honour of 50 years of the Outer Space Committee's existence, would strengthen its ability to respond to new realities, challenges and opportunities in the space arena. (un.org)
  • The Department of State provided more than $6 million in bilateral assistance to Argentina in FY 2018 and FY 2019. (state.gov)
  • In 2018 technologies on the International Space Station will provide ∼ 1 year of synchronous observations of ecosystem composition, structure and function. (nature.com)
  • Land cover data for the entire globe as well as various regions is available from the Earth Resources Observation Systems Data Center of the United States Geological Survey (USGS EROS). (aag.org)
  • The U.S. National Biological Information Infrastructure provides access to a plethora of data and information on the nation's biological resources. (aag.org)
  • The National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) operates the nation's environmental satellites, providing valuable information about weather and climate used by the NWS for short-term forecasting and long-term monitoring and prediction of climate variation. (encyclopedia.com)
  • During the second WHCM, hosted by Argentina in Buenos Aires in 2019, the U.S. Secretary of State commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Iran-backed Hizballah attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, which killed 85 people and injured hundreds more. (state.gov)
  • Ceren Hande Özgür (Turkey), Committee Vice‑Chair, observed that it had been 60 years since the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial Earth satellite, and that 2017 also marked the fiftieth anniversary of the entry into force of the Outer Space Treaty, on 10 October 1967. (un.org)
  • CEREN HANDE ÖZGÜR (Turkey), Committee Vice‑Chair, noted that 2017 was particularly notable in the history of space activities as the sixtieth year since the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial Earth satellite, on 4 October 1957. (un.org)
  • Cowings also received an associateship from the National Research Council that same year, which allowed her to complete two years of research at NASA's Ames Research Center. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Key to implementing the Vision is NASA's ability to sustain this workforce to support safe space shuttle operations through retirement. (gao.gov)
  • NASA's prime contractor for space shuttle operations has also taken some preliminary steps to begin to prepare for the impact of the space shuttle's retirement on its workforce, such as working with a consulting firm to conduct a comprehensive study of its workforce. (gao.gov)
  • By the 1950s and early '60s, a small band of high-altitude pioneers exposed themselves to the extreme forces of space, long before NASA's acclaimed Mercury 7 would make headlines. (pbs.org)
  • He left Buffalo for Los Angeles to become manager of the Space Sciences Department, Hughes Research Laboratories (1959-1967), becoming concurrently employed from 1964-1968 in UCLA's Radiology Department as clinical professor and professor-in-residence. (cdlib.org)
  • Egypt's representative said the 1967 Outer Space Treaty could no longer be seen as sufficient, considering recent technological developments. (un.org)
  • The year also marked the fiftieth anniversary of the entry into force of the Outer Space Treaty, on 10 October 1967, he said, adding that those two significant milestones had been commemorated during International Space Week. (un.org)
  • The 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) was the first joint U.S.-Soviet space flight, in which teams from the two nations met in orbit to test an international docking system and conduct both collaborative and independent studies. (worldcat.org)
  • ABSTRACT Basing itself on the fact that one of the fundamental purposes of the United Nations is to maintain international peace and security and to take effective collective measures for the prevention and removal of threats to the peace, and for the suppression of acts of aggression or other breaches of the peace. (educationindex.com)
  • Established by the United Nations University, the goal of PLEC is to develop sustainable and participatory approaches to conservation, especially biodiversity, within small farmers' agricultural systems and in participation with the farmers. (aag.org)
  • A Framework Convention on Climate Change is under active negotiation in the United Nations with the expectation it will be ready for Signature at the Rio Conference this June. (unt.edu)
  • Those meetings were attended by members of the academic community, officials from the United Nations, and representatives of governments involved in the negotiations. (unt.edu)
  • Welcome to the United Nations. (un.org)
  • Dialogue between spacefaring and emerging space nations was therefore essential in that context, he stressed. (un.org)
  • Indonesia's representative agreed, noting on behalf of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) that, since the development and application of space‑based technologies required significant and specific resources, developing countries had not been able to reap their full benefits. (un.org)
  • Also delivering a statement was the Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. (un.org)
  • The destructive potential of hydrogen was spectacularly demonstrated in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger two years ago and in the 1937 crash of the airship Hindenburg. (nytimes.com)
  • Because of the potential workforce issues that could affect the safety and effectiveness of operations through the space shuttle's retirement, GAO was asked to identify (1) the progress of efforts to develop a strategy for sustaining the space shuttle workforce through retirement and (2) factors that may have impeded these efforts. (gao.gov)
  • Several factors hamper the Space Shuttle Program's ability to develop a detailed long-term strategy to sustain the critically skilled workforce necessary to support safe space shuttle operations through retirement. (gao.gov)
  • Title 51 was prepared by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the United States House of Representatives, in accordance with 2 U.S.C. § 285b. (wikipedia.org)
  • NOAA Fisheries, or the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), studies and manages marine fisheries, conserves fishery habitats , and enforces federal statutes, such as the Endangered Species Act, the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1994, and the Magnuson-Stevens Act of 1996. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In addition, she has written articles including The Relationship of Motion Sickness Susceptibility to Learned Autonomic Control for Symptom Suppression (1982), Autogenic-Feedback Training as a Preventive Method for Space Adaptation Syndrome (1985), and Autogenic-Feedback Training: A Preventive Method for Motion and Space Sickness (1990). (encyclopedia.com)
  • National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. (nap.edu)
  • The National Academy of Sciences was established in 1863 by an Act of Congress, signed by President Lincoln, as a private, nongovernmental institution to advise the nation on issues related to science and technology. (nap.edu)
  • The National Academy of Engineering was established in 1964 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences to bring the practices of engineering to advising the nation. (nap.edu)
  • The National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) was established in 1970 under the charter of the National Academy of Sciences to advise the nation on medical and health issues. (nap.edu)
  • The three Academies work together as the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to provide independent, objective analysis and advice to the nation and conduct other activities to solve complex problems and inform public policy decisions. (nap.edu)
  • The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences provided financial support through the grant 2014-080, the 3R Research Foundation provided financial support through the grant 140-14, and the Swiss National Science Foundation provided financial support through NCCR Kidney.CH. The tested shunts were provided by the respective manufacturers. (springer.com)
  • Vassili Nesterenko (1934-2008), a physician from Belarus and a former director of the Institute of Nuclear Energy at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, was one of the co-authors of a comprehensive report documenting the health impacts of Chernobyl (see Chernobyl Deaths Top a Million Based on Real Evidence , SiS 55). (i-sis.org.uk)
  • Using technology from Microsoft Live Labs, approximately 900 photographic images of the United States Lab Segment of the International Space Station are used to create a three-dimensional model of the station interior. (nasa.gov)
  • Hi-resolution twelve megapixel images are taken inside the United States Operating Segment (USOS) for compilation into an interior ISS model. (nasa.gov)
  • Prepared for the Educational council of the Iowa state teachers' association, November 3 to 5, 1910. (upenn.edu)
  • Se calcularon coeficientes de correlación momento-producto de Pearson estacionales entre los promedios deslizantes del número informado de casos de dengue en lapsos de tres semanas entre septiembre de 1998 y diciembre de 2001 y los valores de algunas variables meteorológicas seleccionadas (temperatura, precipitaciones diarias, velocidad y dirección del viento, presión atmosférica y humedad relativa) hasta 25 semanas previas. (scielosp.org)
  • According to the United States Census Bureau , the CDP has a total area of 22.4 square miles (57.9 km 2 ), of which 17.0 square miles (44.1 km 2 ) is land and 5.3 square miles (13.7 km 2 ), or 23.71%, is water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Interview with economist and investment management consultant Edmund Mennis conducted by John J. Carter, Director of the Bureau of Business Research at Ball State University, regarding career opportunities in the field of security and investments. (bsu.edu)
  • Interview conducted by Jim Nickerson of the Ball State University News Bureau with Ball State University alumnus Hollis E. Hughes Jr. regarding the importance of a liberal arts education and the value of a Ball State degree as well as his. (bsu.edu)
  • Interview conducted by Jim Nickerson of the Ball State University News Bureau with Ball State University alumna and medical school student Angela Burke regarding the value of a liberal arts education for individuals in the medical and health. (bsu.edu)
  • Student experiments included studies of the central nervous system, cells in space, embryo development in space, weight and weightlessness, fluids in zero gravity, exploring the stars and planets, celestial objects in space, particle physics in space, and observing Earth from space. (worldcat.org)
  • But because of weightlessness in space, the muscles of the body are not constantly being used, and waste away at alarming rates, he added. (straitstimes.com)
  • Dr Kevin Fong's most vivid - and earliest - memory of the marvels beyond the earth's atmosphere happened when he was woken by his parents in the middle of the night to watch an American Apollo module docking with a Russian Soyuz craft in space in 1975. (straitstimes.com)
  • Using official documents, letters, reports, and memoranda, the authors have provided a lucid account of the highly complex process of construction and operation at the Kennedy Space Center. (worldcat.org)
  • Praxair produces liquid oxygen for the Kennedy Space Center in Mims. (wikipedia.org)