Provides an unclassified reference handbook which explains the categories of intelligence threat, provides an overview of worldwide threats in each category, and identifies available resources for obtaining threat information. Contents: intelligence collection activities and disciplines (computer intrusion, etc.); adversary foreign intelligence operations (Russian, Chinese, Cuban, North Korean and Romanian); terrorist intelligence operations; economic collections directed against the U.S. (industrial espionage); open source collection; the changing threat and OPSEC programs.
An introduction to research & descriptive information on one of today's most promising -- & least understood -- affordable housing options mobile homesÓ. Contains brief discussions of approximately 40 books, technical reports, journal articles, transcripts, handbooks, & other documents that, taken together, comprise a basic road map to significant areas, landmarks, & pathways in research on manufactured housing.
An instructional and ref. manual for aerospace students and professionals. Examines the tremendous force-enhancement potential for integrating space-related assets into U.S. war-fighting capabilities. Focuses on the role of space power in future control oper's. Discusses space systems organizations, roles and missions, policy, and applications. Contents: space history: the evolution of space power; space law, policy, and doctrine; space support to the war fighters: space missions and military space systems; spacelift; military space strategy and evolving systems.
Held October 13-16, 1992. Emphasizes information systems security criteria (& how it affects us), and the actions associated with organizational accreditation. These areas are highlighted by emphasizing how organizations are integrating information security solutions. Includes presentations from government, industry and academia and how they are cooperating to extend the state-of-the-art technology to information systems security. 72 referred papers, trusted systems tutorial and 23 executive summaries. Very valuable! Must buy!
Reflects laws enacted as of May 1, 1995. Includes: registration; deportation; reform; the Emergency Immigrant Education Program; Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988; Refugee-Related Provisions; Free Trade Agreements; offices & forms of the INS; lists & tables relating to immigration & nationality, & much more.
This document pays tribute to the Hispanic American (HA) men and women who have served and continue to serve with courage and distinction in America's defense. Contents: overview (1492-1989); a salute to Hispanic fighter aces; (HA) recipients of the Medal of Honor; HA hostages during the takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Iran; HA officer killed in action in Libya; Navy ships christened in honor of Hispanics; HA generals and flag officers by military service; a selection of HA officer personnel; highest ranking HA enlisted personnel; the military academies and HA; HA civilians in DoD; HA within DoD. Over 100 photos.
Identifies the critical issues and information needs of the field and to develop a training program which was responsive to the identified needs. Designed to assist employee assistance program (EAP) professionals in understanding and addressing employee drug abuse problems.
Covers: tobacco situation and outlook; North Carolina Farm Labor Regulations; protecting water quality and reducing pesticide exposure; variety information; transplant production; fertilization; weed management; topping and sucker control; use of yellowing chemicals; disease management; insect management; sustainable agriculture; integrated pest management, and much more. Illustrated.
This guide is designed to be an easy-to-use reference based on the law and regulations as well as the knowledge and experience of the U.S. Dept. of Labor staff. It will take you step-by-step through the election process, help you to identify your responsibilities during each step, and provide suggestions to make your job easier. Except for the first chapter, each chapter is divided into 3 parts. "Requirements" has essential information about the standards for conducting elections, "Suggestions" provides practical tips for election officials, and "Common Pitfalls" warns of mistakes often made in union elections. Illustrated.
Serves as a source book for wood pelleting operations and as a business plan guide for people or organizations interested in starting a wood pellet business. Cost and performance figures are presented in a business plan for a hypothetical firm to be used as a reference point. To be used as a guide to help the entrepreneur in the development of a business plan. Covers: residential wood pellet market analysis, manufacturing, and financial projections. Appendices: pellet manufacturers, bibliography, and wood pellet literature review.
Technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter rating. Also could be aid in training students. Contains detailed coverage of helicopter aerodynamics, performance, and flight performance. Includes items such as weather, navigation, radio navigation, and communications. 81 charts and tables.
An assessment of combat modeling & simulation technologies. Discusses simulators which allow military forces to practice & train in situations which would be too costly or risky to practice with real weapons. Chapters include: preparing for the next war; recent developments; simulators; types of simulations; the evolution of distributed interactive simulation; SIMNET; fidelity, fog & friction; verification, validation, & accreditation; standards for DIS scalability & scaling; funding for DIS systems. Graphs, charts, & photos.
Analyzes fee consequences and develops guidance for States in drafting enabling legislation for impact fees. Recommends State standards and uniform procedures for local impact fee programs that will minimize effects on housing prices and also ensure adequate capital facilities to support growth. Bibliography. 9 tables and figures.
A nationally recognized, best-selling reference work. An easy-to-use, comprehensive encyclopediaÓ of today's occupations & tomorrow's hiring trends. Describes in detail some 250 occupations -- covering about 104 million jobs, or 85% of all jobs in the U.S. Each description discuses the nature of the work; working conditions; employment; training, other qualifications, & advancement; job outlook; earnings; related occupations; & sources of additional information. Revised every 2 years.
Intended to provide the reader with the information needed to take full advantage of their Medicare benefits. Discusses who's eligible for Medicare benefits (Part A & B), & how to enroll for Medicare, as well as what hospitals & medical expenses are covered by the plan. Explains what portion of your medical bill you are responsible for. Provides information about managed care plans & Medicare supplemental insurance. Also covers: home health care, hospice care, blood coverage, & more. Medicare Beneficiary Resource Directory. Glossary.
A series of fact sheets on topics related to coalition formation & maintenance: networking, understanding the process, construction of a coalition, coalition facilitator guide, coalition functioning, coalition goal setting, communication in coalitions, mobilizing the community, working with diverse cultures, tapping private sector resources, turf issue, & much more.
Provides technical guidance on how to reduce the risk of flood damages to manufactured homes. Addresses techniques for elevating the manufactured home above anticipated flood levels and for adequately anchoring against flood and wind forces. Also includes "mobile homes." 38 tables, figures and photos.
Examines the relationships between cigarette smoking and occupational exposures. Establishes that in order to protect the workers fully, forces of labor, management, insurers, and Government must become as engaged in attempts to reduce the prevalence of cigarette smoking as they are in occupational exposure. Tables and figure. Extensive bibliography. Index.
A report by the Probation Standards Task Force created by the Minnesota legislature. This report, which applies to both juveniles and adults under community supervision, synthesizes a number of relevant reports and written information, testimony received from corrections professionals throughout the state, and intense discussion and debate among task force members over these issues. Bibliography. Comprehensive!
A report on the protection and restoration of the Nation1s land and water resources under Titles IV and V of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977. Covers program implementation, mining and reclamation today, and improved environmental protection. Includes information on topsoil, roads, blasting and explosives, excess spoil disposal, post-mining land use, remining, acid and toxic drainage prevention and treatment, erosion and sedimentation control, highwall elimination and return to approximate original contour. 100 color photos.
The Nat. Labeling & Educ. Act (NLEA) of 1990 & the final reg's. to implement the NLEA provide for a number of fundamental changes in how food is labeled, including requiring that nutrition labeling be placed on most foods, requiring that terms that characterize the level of nutrients in a food be used in accordance with established definitions, & providing for the use of claims about the relationship between nutrients & diseases. These changes apply to virtually all foods in the food supply, including those sold in restaurants. This publication provides guidance to facilitate compliance with the new reg's.
An introduction to regionalization, a process whereby neighboring cities, towns & counties pool resources to address local challenges. Through regionalization, rural & small communities are able to accomplish together what is difficult to do individually. Explains the key advantages & potential problems with regionalization & necessary planning activities. Five successful case studies are provided to show the concept's effectiveness. Includes resource guide. For leaders of small communities having trouble with solid waste management in their area.
Representing the perspectives of educators in both the science and mathematics communities, this publication is intended to serve as a resource for teachers of students in kindergarten through grade 12 in choosing science- and mathematics-related literature for their schools and classrooms. It contains over 1,000 annotated entries on the physical sciences, earth sciences, life sciences, and mathematics. Formatted for easy use, each entry provides information on the author, publisher and publication date, type of literature, subject emphasis, suggested grade span, and illustrations.
An evaluation of the current efforts under the ADA in the area of psychiatric disabilities & employment, & a review of the data that may assist future implementation. Conclusion is that the current level of guidance, technical assistance, & research activities are unlikely to optimally assist employers & people with psychiatric disabilities in exercising their rights & responsibilities under the law. Describes a variety of workplace accommodations that may be useful to people with psychiatric disabilities. Glossary. Illustrated.
Presents proceedings of the hearings held in June & July 1996. Testimony from: U.S. Senators, U.S. District Court Judge Royce C. Lamberth, the U.S. Government Printing Office; Nat. Tech. Info. Service; Government Documents Librarian; Amer. Library Assoc.; Univ. of Pittsburgh; Prof. of Computer Science; Univ. of Virginia; Interactive Services Assoc.; U.S. Nat. Commission on Libraries & Info. Science; Info. Industry Assoc.; ABC Advisors Inc.; LEXIS-NEXIS; Nat. Archives & Records Admin.; Printing Industries of Amer.; Claitor's Law Books; Office of Mgmt. & Budget; Departments of Justice, Commerce, & Interior.
Computer security conference held by the National Computer Security Assoc. (NCSA) on Nov. 25-26, 1991. The first conference ever held which brought together anti-virus developers from around the world. Includes results of the Dataquest virus prevalence study, virus ethics, and much more. At this point, the NCSA1s computer virus collection numbered about 7,400 samples, the majority of the viruses that had been identified in the Western world.
Provides information on processing defective pricing audit reports received by the Defense contracting officer. Includes a synopsis of pertinent laws, regulations, board & court cases, as well as a sample milestone schedule which may be used by contracting officers in achieving resolution & disposition of defective pricing audits within the time frames prescribed in the DoD Directive 7640-2, Policy for Follow up on Contract Audit Reports.Ó Also, information on contract negotiation: Do's & Don'ts for Contracting OfficersÓ. Glossary.
Designed to help Americans comply with Federal Firearms Laws. Assists you in complying with the Gun Control Act of 1968 while helping to inform future gun buyers of the procedures in making lawful over-the-counter sales of all guns including longguns & out-of-state purchases. Includes every firearms law & ordinance published by state & local jurisdictions, commonwealth or possession, that has anything to do with firearms. Also: list of State Attorney Generals, forms/publications, Brady information, & much more.
Consists of full-text or abstracted copies of selected National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) documents on asbestos. They include NIOSH publications and testimony that summarize both NIOSH research on the health hazards of asbestos and NIOSH recommendations on workplace exposure to asbestos. Also contains a complete list of NIOSH documents on asbestos. The citations are arranged alphabetically by document title or author within one of the following 6 categories: numbered publications, testimony, journal articles and conference proceedings, contract reports, grant reports, and miscellaneous reports.
A collection of the most pertinent rules pertaining to patent drawings, since drawings form an integral part of a patent application. Appendices include: drawing symbols, examples of correct & incorrect drawings, simulation showing inking of linesÓ, plus much more.Encompasses the objective of worldwide harmonization. Over 100 drawings.
Over 60 terms defined. Provides a brief history of prevention efforts as well as an overview of the issues, principles, & approaches that work best. Topics are listed in alpha order & include: acronyms, AIDS, binge drinking, children of alcoholics, cocaine, evaluation, federal agencies, heroin, Hispanic/Latino, impaired driving, marijuana, media advocacy, older adults, parents & prevention, PCP, prevention, risk factors, social bonding, social marketing, steroids, tobacco, violence, youth participation, etc. Each entry includes a list of references.
An account of the operations of the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional) in North Burma from February to May in 1994 during WW II. The Marauders' efforts was part of a coordinated Allied offensive to reconquer North Burma. Details of the offensive are summarized briefly to set the operations of the 5307th within a larger framework. The narrative is based on interviews conducted after the operation. Contents: 1st mission: Walawbum; 2nd mission: Shaduzup & Inkangahtawng; 3rd mission: Myitkyina; casualties; & decorations. Photos & maps.
Many scientists believe that from 1/3 to 2/3 of all cancers may be associated with the environment in which we live and work. This report lists: all substances which are known to be carcinogens or may reasonably be anticipated to be carcinogens, and to which a significant number of persons residing in the U.S. are exposed; information concerning the nature of such exposure and the estimated number of persons exposed to such substances, and much, more. Sections include: carcinogenicity, properties, use, production, exposure and regulations. Encyclopedic!!
Covers the American part in the Buna-Sanananda campaign of WW II, in which Australian and American troops defeated the Japanese Imperial Army. Contents: the Japanese threat to Australia; the Allied counteroffensive; background of the Buna operation; battering at Buna (19 Nov.-14 Dec.); Warren front: capture of the old strip (15 Dec.-3 Jan.); Urbana front: capture of Buna mission (15 Dec.-2 Jan.); background of the Sanananda operation; the road block (22 Nov.-9 Jan.); the capture of Sanananda (4-23 Jan.). Maps, sketches and photos.
Covers every war fought by the U.S. Includes: both men and women, black recipients of the medals of honor, black military role models, graduates of the military service academies, statistical factors on blacks in the military, black civilian workforce in the DoD, and much more. Encyclopedic! Over 200 photos, including: General Colin L. Powell, Brig. Gen. Hazel W. Johnson, Gen. Roscoe Robinson, Jr., Brig. Gen. Marcelite J. Harris, Gen. Bernard P. Randolph, Astronaut Mae. C. Jemison, Lt. Col. Thomas L. Bain, Brig. Gen. Sherian G. Cadoria.
Provides information to determine whether or not an establishment must keep OSHA records; describes which forms should be used and how they should be completed; outlines where the OSHA records must be located, how they should be updated, and how long they must be kept; provides guidelines for determining the key issues of recordability and for determining the outcome of recordable cases; describes employer obligations for reporting occupational injuries and illnesses; and discusses some of the checks and balances built into the system to ensure accurate recordkeeping and reporting.
A study by the National Park Service on how to best interpret & commemorate the Underground Railroad, emphasizing the approximate routes taken by slaves escaping to freedom before the Civil War. Findings: the Underground Railroad story is nationally significant; a few elements of the story are represented in existing National Park Service units & other sites, but many important resource types are not adequately represented & protected; many sites remain that meet established criteria for designation as national historic landmarks; many sites are in imminent danger of being lost or destroyed, etc. Illustrated.
Examines the emerging threat of Russian organized crime in America through witness testimony from: the Commissioner of the U.S. Customs Service; the Criminal Investigation Div. of the FBI; the Director of Criminal Investigation of the IRS; the Deputy Minister of Interior of the Russian Ministry of Interior Affairs; a detective from the the New York City Police Dept.; the Organized Crime Intelligence Div. of the Los Angeles Police Dept.; as well as former members of the Colombo and Lucchese organized crime families, an anonymous Russian criminal, and an anonymous undercover police officer. Tables, charts, letters, and photos.
Reviews the current status of plant conservation in the southwestern U.S., citing specific cases from surveys, and genetic, demographic, and ecological studies. In addition, broad issues affecting the paradigms of conservation of rare plants species in an ecosystem management context are reviewed. Contents: public involvement in plant conservation; demography; genetics; issues concerning rarity and preserving biodiversity; reproductive and pollination biology; autecology; strategies for protection in an ecosystem context; and surveys and monitoring. 40 papers. Illus.
An illustrated compendium, in full color, of the uniforms of the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, & Yugoslavia prior to the end of the Cold War. Covers: Marshals & Generals, Air Force uniforms, female uniforms, branch insignia, shoulder boards & sleeve stripes, hat emblems, collar tabs & branch insignia, officer hat & collar insignia, traffic regulators, special uniforms, Naval Forces, KGB uniforms, student shoulder boards, Interior Ministry, parade & service uniforms, Civil Defense uniforms, & much more.
Ineligible individuals may be receiving disability benefits under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, which provides benefits to the low-income disabled & blind. Allegations of fraud, waste, & abuse in the program have been wide spread. Some ineligible non-English-speaking applicants were illegally obtaining benefits through the use of middlemen. There have also been sharp increases in the number of SSI recipients in recent years. From 1990 to 1996, the population of disabled SSI recipients increased by over 40%, from about 3.4 million to nearly 4.8 million. Tables.
A detailed, easy to understand reference to help anyone through the classification and disposal of hazardous waste. Graphically explains how the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) applies to individual facilities. Checklists and flow charts will guide the user through classification and identification of hazardous waste in any environment. Explains how to meet hazardous waste requirements including on-site treatment, off-site treatment, incineration and landfilling. Includes 30 figures, 39 tables, and a four page checklist.
Reviews 58 government corpations (GC) presently in operation; their reported adherence to 15 federal statutes which cover a diverse range of legislative requirements; and proposals to create additional GCs. Corps. include: gov't. department agencies, gov't. corps. (owned and controlled by the public sector) and gov't. sponsored enterprise and private corp., (owned and controlled by the private sector.). Examples: Export-Import Bank, Fed. Housing Admin., Amtrak, OPIC, RTC, TVA, FDIC, Legal Serv. Corp., Corp. for Public Broad., Postal Service. 85 charts and tables.
This workshop concentrated on the technologies to improve the design, performance, manufacturing, and economics of the critical components for the next generation of electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles for the year 2000 and beyond. Over 100 illustrations.
Covers the development of & recommendations for minimum security standards in Fed. facilities, & a survey of existing security conditions. Perimeter, entry, & interior security are all discussed along with security planning for the different level facilities. Appendix supplies a sample profile, classification tables, a cost matrix, details of recommended security standards, & the role of GSA. Recommendations cover: establish building security committees; upgrade the Fed. protective service; & create an interagency security committee. Charts & tables.
Held October 10-13, 1995. Addresses a wide range of interests from technical research and development projects to user oriented management and administration topics. Focuses on developing and implementing secure networks, technologies, applications, and policies. Papers and panel discussions address a broad spectrum of network security subjects including: security architecture, internet security, firewalls, multilevel security products and security management.