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Author: Deane N. Morris
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: system, concepts, transportation, space, criteria, evaluation
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Major objectives of the next generation space transportation system (STS) are outlined and discussed.Although the initial impetus for considering a new STS stems from a need for cost reduction in space operations, other objectives related to flexibility and versatility of the transportation system may ultimately be just as important as the economics.A number of the major objectives in the areas of......
ISBN: 0309127076, 9780309127073
Authors: Glenn E. Schweitzer, Rapporteur; Committee On Counterterrorism Challenges For Russia, The United States; Office For Central Europe, Eurasia; National Academy Of Sciences; In Cooperation With The Russian Academy Of Sciences
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: systems, summary, russian, workshop, energy, networks, terrorism, biological, agents, transportation, countering
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This book presents the proceedings of the fourth U.S.-Russian interacademy workshop on the general theme of countering terrorism, which was held in Moscow in March 2007. The fourth in a series, this volume continues to explore topics related to urban terrorism, but with a new emphasis on potential attacks involving biological agents, transportation networks, and energy systems. The other books in ......
ISBN: 1437982204, 9781437982206
Author: Brian J. Lepore
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: defense, needs, scope, access, program, roads, transportation, warranted, level, infrastructure, federal, interagency, coordination, address
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Copyrights: General Copyright

Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 51The unprecedented growth at 26 military installations across the country due to the implementation of several concurrent DoD initiatives is expected to stress transportation needs for surrounding communities. The Defense Access Roads program, while small when compared to other transportation funding sources, provides a means for D......
Authors: Morton B. Berman, Manuel Carrillo, John Halliday, Nancy Y. Moore, Joyce E. Peterson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: european, theater, executive, summary, system, transportation, benefits, responsive, logistics, combat
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The authors investigate the value to the U.S. Air Forces in Europe of a responsive intratheater spare-parts transportation system.......
Author: James R. Miller
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: systems, transportation, alternative, assessing
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A description of an explicit, logically consistent, and replicable procedure to aid in evaluating alternative transportation systems. It is assumed that a decision context has been specified and that a fixed set of discrete alternatives has been produced. The procedure to aid in the assessment and decision process is quantitative throughout and relies heavily on subjective inputs from responsible ......
Author: Sara Hajiamiri
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: environmental, policy, energy, transportation, essays, three
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Concerns about climate change, dependence on oil, and unstable gasoline prices have led to significant efforts by policymakers to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and oil consumption. Within the transportation sector, light-duty vehicles (LDVs) are responsible for more than 65 percent of oil consumption and more than 60 percent of total GHG emissions, so meaningful reductions in oil consumption ......
Author: Fred S. Roberts
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: pollution, transportation, systems, air, energy, digraph, models, weighted
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Describes extensions to weighted and double-weighted digraphs from the author's earlier work on building and analyzing energy demand signed digraphs.Several weighted and double-weighted digraphs are built to test the construction methodology, to test the methods of analysis of such digraphs, and to illustrate the type of analysis possible using such digraphs as models of complex systems.The digrap......
ISBN: 0309113067, 9780309113069
Authors: Committee On Climate Change, U.s. Transportation, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: special, report, transportation, changeon, impacts, climate, potential
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The Transportation Research Board (TRB) and the Division on Earth and Life Studies (DELS) have released the pre-publication version of TRB Special Report 290, The Potential Impacts of Climate Change on U.S. Transportation, which explores the consequences of climate change for U.S. transportation infrastructure and operations. The report provides an overview of the scientific consensus on the curre......
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