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Climate Change: Evidence, Im... - Division on Earth and Life S...

Climate Change: Evidence, Im...Division on Earth and Life S...

What is climate? Climate is commonly thought of as the expected weather conditions at a given location over time. People know when they go to New York City in winter, they should take a heavy coat. When they visit the Pacific Northwest, the… more

Climate Change: Evidence, Impacts, and Choices
Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Great Books for Babies and T... - Kathleen Odean

Great Books for Babies and T...Kathleen Odean

“The ideal time to begin sharing books with children is during babyhood, even with children as young as six weeks.”—Starting Out Right National Research CouncilAll parents hope to give their children the best possible start in life. Many … more

Great Books for Babies and Toddlers: More Than 500 Recommended Books for Your Child’s First Three Years
Kathleen Odean
Ballantine Books , English
Weather Services for the Nat... - Committee on the Assessment ...

Weather Services for the Nat...Committee on the Assessment ...

During the 1980s and 1990s, the National Weather Service (NWS) undertook a major program called the Modernization and Associated Restructuring (MAR). The MAR was officially completed in 2000. No comprehensive assessment of the execution of … more

Weather Services for the Nation: Becoming Second to None
Committee on the Assessment of the National Weather Service’s Modernization Program, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Recognition and Alleviation ... - National Research Council, C...

Recognition and Alleviation ...National Research Council, C...

The use of animals in research adheres to scientific and ethical principles that promote humane care and practice. Scientific advances in our understanding of animal physiology and behavior often require theories to be revised and standards… more

Recognition and Alleviation of Pain in Laboratory Animals
National Research Council, Committee on Recognition and Alleviation of Pain i
National Academies Press , English
Severe Space Weather Events-... - Committee on the Societal an...

Severe Space Weather Events-...Committee on the Societal an...

The adverse effects of extreme space weather on modern technology—power grid outages, high-frequency communication blackouts, spacecraft anomalies—are well known and well documented, and the physical processes underlying space weather are… more

Severe Space Weather Events—Understanding Societal and Economic Impacts: A Workshop Report
Committee on the Societal and Economic Impacts of Severe Space Weather Events: A Workshop, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Focusing on Children's Healt... - National Research Council, I...

Focusing on Children's Healt...National Research Council, I...

Socioeconomic conditions are known to be major determinants of health at all stages of life, from pregnancy through childhood and adulthood. “Life-course epidemiology” has added a further dimension to the understanding of the social determi… more

Focusing on Children’s Health: Community Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities: Workshop Summary
National Research Council, Institute of Medicine
National Academies Press , English
Experimentation and Rapid Pr... - National Research Council, C...

Experimentation and Rapid Pr...National Research Council, C...

The U.S. military forces currently face a nontraditional threat from insurgents and terrorists who primarily employ improvised explosive devices, and have shown a cycle of adaptation of less than 12 months to responses by U.S. forces to cou… more

Experimentation and Rapid Prototyping in Support of Counterterrorism
National Research Council, Committee on Experimentation and Rapid Prototyping
National Academies Press , English
A Review of the NIOSH Roadma... - Catharyn T. Liverman, Alan R...

A Review of the NIOSH Roadma...Catharyn T. Liverman, Alan R...

Although asbestos is no longer mined in the United States, prior and ongoing exposures to asbestos continue to contribute to respiratory diseases, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. To examine ongoing issues and concerns i… more

A Review of the NIOSH Roadmap for Research on Asbestos Fibers and Other Elongate Mineral Particles
Catharyn T. Liverman, Alan R. Nelson, Elizabeth A. Eide, Eileen Abt
National Academies Press , English
How Students Learn: History,... - Committee on How People Lear...

How Students Learn: History,...Committee on How People Lear...

How do you get a fourth-grader excited about history? How do you even begin to persuade high school students that mathematical functions are relevant to their everyday lives? In this volume, practical questions that confront every classroom… more

How Students Learn: History, Mathematics, and Science in the Classroom
Committee on How People Learn, A Targeted Report for Teachers, Center for Studies on Behavior and Development, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Board on Behavioral, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
NASA Space Technology Roadma... - Steering Committee for NASA ...

NASA Space Technology Roadma...Steering Committee for NASA ...

NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT) has begun to rebuild the advanced space technology program in the agency with plans laid out in 14 draft technology roadmaps. It has been years since NASA has had a vigorous, broad-based program… more

NASA Space Technology Roadmaps and Priorities: Restoring NASA’s Technological Edge and Paving the Way for a New Era in Space
Steering Committee for NASA Technology Roadmaps, National Research Council, National Academies
National Academies Press , English
Radioisotope Power Systems: ... - Radioisotope Power Systems C...

Radioisotope Power Systems: ...Radioisotope Power Systems C...

Spacecraft require electrical energy. This energy must be available in the outer reaches of the solar system where sunlight is very faint. It must be available through lunar nights that last for 14 days, through long periods of dark and col… more

Radioisotope Power Systems: An Imperative for Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Space Exploration
Radioisotope Power Systems Committee, Space Studies Board, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
2014 Report on Climate Chang... - U.S. Government

2014 Report on Climate Chang...U.S. Government

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This highly publicized report, issued in May 2014, represents the highlights of the Third National Climate Assessment: Climate Change Impacts in the United States. As required by the Global Change Research Act of 1990, this report has colle… more

2014 Report on Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (Highlights) - Global Warming, Regional Impacts
U.S. Government
Progressive Management , English
Ocean Acidification:A Nation... - Research, and Impacts Assess...

Ocean Acidification:A Nation...Research, and Impacts Assess...

The ocean has absorbed a significant portion of all human-made carbon dioxide emissions. This benefits human society by moderating the rate of climate change, but also causes unprecedented changes to ocean chemistry. Carbon dioxide taken up… more

Ocean Acidification:A National Strategy to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Ocean
Research, and Impacts Assessment Committee on the Development of an Integrated Science Strategy for Ocean Acidification Monitoring, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Toward Sustainable Agricultu... - National Research Council, C...

Toward Sustainable Agricultu...National Research Council, C...

In the last 20 years, there has been a remarkable emergence of innovations and technological advances that are generating promising changes and opportunities for sustainable agriculture, yet at the same time the agricultural sector worldwid… more

Toward Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the 21st Century
National Research Council, Committee on Twenty-First Century Systems Agricult
National Academies Press , English
Toxicity Pathway-Based Risk ... - Ellen Mantus, Standing Commi...

Toxicity Pathway-Based Risk ...Ellen Mantus, Standing Commi...

In 2007, the National Research Council envisioned a new paradigm in which biologically important perturbations in key toxicity pathways would be evaluated with new methods in molecular biology, bioinformatics, computational toxicology, and … more

Toxicity Pathway-Based Risk Assessment: Preparing for Paradigm Change: A Symposium Summary
Ellen Mantus, Standing Committee on Risk Analysis Issues and Rev
National Academies Press , English
Achieving Effective Acquisit... - National Research Council, C...

Achieving Effective Acquisit...National Research Council, C...

In the military, information technology (IT) has enabled profound advances in weapons systems and the management and operation of the defense enterprise. A significant portion of the Department of Defense (DOD) budget is spent on capabiliti… more

Achieving Effective Acquisition of Information Technology in the Department of Defense
National Research Council, Committee on Improving Processes and Policies for
National Academies Press , English
Review of the Federal Ocean ... - Committee on the Review of t...

Review of the Federal Ocean ...Committee on the Review of t...

The world’s ocean has already experienced a 30% rise in acidity since the industrial revolution, with acidity expected to rise 100 to 150% over preindustrial levels by the end of this century. Potential consequences to marine life and also … more

Review of the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Plan
Committee on the Review of the National Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Plan, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Sustainable Water and Enviro... - Committee on Sustainable Wat...

Sustainable Water and Enviro...Committee on Sustainable Wat...

Extensively modified over the last century and a half, California’s San Francisco Bay Delta Estuary remains biologically diverse and functions as a central element in California’s water supply system. Uncertainties about the future, acti… more

Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta
Committee on Sustainable Water and Environmental Management in the California Bay-Delta, Water Science and Technology Board, Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Near-Earth Object Surveys an... - National Research Council, C...

Near-Earth Object Surveys an...National Research Council, C...

The United States is currently the only country with an active, government-sponsored effort to detect and track potentially hazardous near-Earth objects (NEOs). Congress has mandated that NASA detect and track 90 percent of NEOs that are 1 … more

Near-Earth Object Surveys and Hazard Mitigation Strategies: Interim Report
National Research Council, Committee to Review Near-Earth Object Surveys and
National Academies Press , English
Sustainability for the Natio... - Committee on Sustainability ...

Sustainability for the Natio...Committee on Sustainability ...

A “sustainable society,” according to one definition, “is one that can persist over generations; one that is far-seeing enough, flexible enough, and wise enough not to undermine either its physical or its social system of support.” As the g… more

Sustainability for the Nation: Resource Connection and Governance Linkages
Committee on Sustainability Linkages in the Federal Government, Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English

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