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Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Na
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: oman, muscat, gulf, lanternfish, trilateral, workshop, report
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 2001
ISBN-10: 925104726X
ISBN-13: 9789251047262

The main issues addressed by the workshop included the situation of myctophid resources in the Gulf of Oman, their biology and stock assessment, estimation of the precautionary harvest levels, research activities for assuring their effective management, bycatch from lanternfish fishing, exploitation trials in the Gulf of Oman, efficient capture and handling, options for utilization, processing and ecology of myctophids in the Gulf of Oman.

Authors: Dalia M. Spektor, Elaine Reardon, Sarah K. Cotton
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: survey, instrument, war, pesticide, documentation, gulf
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0833029002
ISBN-13: 9780833029003

This report reproduces (1) advance materials sent to 2,005 Gulf War veterans as part of a survey investigating the use of pesticides during Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and (2) the survey used by the telephone interviewers. Respondents statistically represented the U.S. military population in the Kuwaiti Theater of Operations between August 1990 and July 1991. Survey results, reported in MR-1018/12-OSD, Pesticide Use During the Gulf War: A Survey of Gulf War Veterans.

Author: Christopher Shays
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: gulf, war, syndrome, identify, affairs, dept, veterans, status
Number of Pages: 364
Published: 1998-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788170848
ISBN-13: 9780788170843

The proceedings of the April 1997 hearing on the status of the Dept. of Veterans Affairs to Identify Gulf War Syndrome. Examines, in particular, the impact of missing, classified, or incomplete medical records on Gulf War veterans' health. Testimony, letters & statements are included from a number of representatives of the Defense Dept. (Deputy Inspector General, Special Assistant for Gulf War Illnesses), military, & Federal government as well as medical practitioners & researchers, including: Monterey Inst. of International Studies; Southern Illinois Univ. School of Medicine; Special Assistan

Author: Stanley J. Czerwinski
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: rebuilding, coast, gulf
Number of Pages: 22
Published: 2008-01-01
ISBN-10: 1422329488
ISBN-13: 9781422329481

The devastation caused by the Gulf Coast hurricanes presents the nation with unprecedented challenges as well as opportunities to reexamine shared responsibility among all levels of govżt. All levels of govżt., together with the private & nonprofit sectors, will need to play a critical role in the process of choosing what, where, & how to rebuild. Agreeing on what the costs are, what federal funds have been provided, & who will bear the costs will be key to the overall rebuilding effort. This testimony: (1) places federal assistance provided to date in the context of damage estimates for the

Author: Joyce C. Laslof
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: illnesses, final, report, veterans, war, advisory, committee, gulf, presidential
Number of Pages: 190
Published: 1997-04
ISBN-10: 0788142712
ISBN-13: 9780788142710

Analyzes information on -- research, coordinating efforts, medical treatment, outreach, reviews conducted by other governmental and non-ggovernmental bodies, risk factors (exposure and health effects), and chemical and biological weapons. This report is in three major parts: an evaluation of the government's response to Gulf War vets' illnesses; an evaluation of available data on the nature of Gulf War vets' illnesses; and an evaluation of available data on the health effects of Gulf War risk factors. Also includes recommendations on how to anticipate and avoid post-conflict health concerns.

Author: Charles Joseph Gross
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: persian, gulf, crisis, guard, national, storm, air, shield
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 1994-10
ISBN-10: 0788146440
ISBN-13: 9780788146442

The Persian Gulf Crisis of 1990-91 was a pivotal episode for the Air National Guard (ANG). Driven by a total force policy & the robust defense budgets of the 1980s, the ANG had developed into a true force in reserve that demonstrated a high degree of professionalism. Contents: introduction (ANG aviators have participated in wars & contingencies since 1916); leaning forwardÓ (the ANG pushed to be Ôin the hunt' during the Persian Gulf Crisis); redefining the ANGÓ (volunteerism is emphasized & tailored forces are packaged); validating the total forceÓ (ANG members performed well during the Pe

Author: Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrien
Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Keywords: excess, mexico, nutrients, mississippi, basin, river, gulf, northern, support, strategy, management, decisions, hypoxia, related, science
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2004-09
ISBN-10: 060799035X
ISBN-13: 9780607990355
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