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Michael Tobis, Chad Schafer, Ian Foster, Robert Jacob, John Anderson
1997 Proceedings of the 1997 ACM/IEEE conference on Supercomputing (CDROM) - Supercomputing '97  
We report here on a project that expands the applicability of dynamic climate modeling to very long time scales.  ...  The Fast Ocean_Atmosphere Model (FOAM) is a coupled ocean-atmosphere model that incorporates physics of interest in understanding decade to century time scale variability.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the CHAMMP program of the Office of Health and Environmental Research, Environmental Sciences Division, of the U.S.  ... 
doi:10.1145/509593.509620 dblp:conf/sc/TobisSFJA97 fatcat:7p6woqidxbdytdunsqo4s6gpde

Net climatic impact of solid foam insulation produced with halocarbon and non-halocarbon blowing agents

L.D. Danny Harvey
2007 Building and Environment  
The net climatic effect of increasing the amount of insulation in buildings through the use of halocarbon-blown foam insulation involves three factors: the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the  ...  Recent studies and assessments leave the impression that the use of halocarbon-blown foam insulation has a strong net positive impact on climate, with the reduction in heating-related emissions being 20  ...  as modelled by Vo and Paquet [21] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2006.10.028 fatcat:xux5m42blbg7nn43nsbi55b6gu

Foam 3D printing for construction: A review of applications, materials, and processes

Patrick Bedarf, Alessandro Dutto, Michele Zanini, Benjamin Dillenburger
2021 Automation in Construction  
Consequently, the aim of this review is to define the field of foam 3DP (F3DP) in construction and provide an overview of relevant developments, challenges, and future research.  ...  Based on the analysis of more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and research reports, three major themes within the academic debate about F3DP could be identified: developments in material composition and  ...  Acknowledgement This work was supported by the ETH Research Grant No. ETH-01 19-2.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2021.103861 fatcat:nww62gze6bc3xkzqwgmnytj5iy

Lateral Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Soil Horizons Evaluated in Large-Volume Soil Monoliths

Mario Pirastru, Roberto Marrosu, Simone Di Prima, Saskia Keesstra, Filippo Giadrossich, Marcello Niedda
2017 Water  
Evaluating the lateral saturated hydraulic conductivity, K s,l , of soil horizons is crucial for understanding and modelling the subsurface flow dynamics in many shallow hill soils.  ...  In the upper part of the B horizon, the median K s,l was 490 mm·h −1 , whereas it mostly halved near the underlying restricting layer.  ...  Acknowledgments: This research was funded by the program: "Promotion of the scientific research and technological innovation in Sardinia (IT), RL7/2007", specific project "Anthropogenic and climate impacts  ... 
doi:10.3390/w9110862 fatcat:3topylguene37faoss2f2ow52q

Production of Renewable Insulation Material – New Business Model of Bioeconomy for Clean Energy Transition

Ilze Luksta, Girts Bohvalovs, Gatis Bazbauers, Kriss Spalvins, Andra Blumberga, Dagnija Blumberga
2021 Environmental and Climate Technologies  
Time horizon for the modeling is 2021–2050. Data used in the model were taken from scientific publications and laboratory experiments with growth process and properties of the mycelium composites.  ...  System dynamics model is used as the method for assessment of the dynamics of the total embodied energy and GHG emissions if equal amounts of the insulation materials is produced.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This study has been funded by the Latvian Council of Science within the research project 'Simulator for transition to sustainable energy systems (SET4LOW)' No. lzp-2020/2-0191.  ... 
doi:10.2478/rtuect-2021-0080 fatcat:gadzjqg65nhr7cl5gdnkbxp7mu

Quantitative comparison of geological data and model simulations constrains early Cambrian geography and climate

Thomas W. Wong Hearing, Alexandre Pohl, Mark Williams, Yannick Donnadieu, Thomas H. P. Harvey, Christopher R. Scotese, Pierre Sepulchre, Alain Franc, Thijs R. A. Vandenbroucke
2021 Nature Communications  
We integrate general circulation models and geological observations to test three variants of the 'Antarctocentric' paradigm, with a southern polar continent, and an 'equatorial' configuration that lacks  ...  AbstractMarine ecosystems with a diverse range of animal groups became established during the early Cambrian (~541 to ~509 Ma).  ...  This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 838373 to AP.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41467-021-24141-5 pmid:34162853 fatcat:fehaugsj75ahfej2hrfkanvdse

Thermal Performance Assessment of Flexible Modular Housing Units for Energy Independence Following Disasters

Beungyong Park, Jinkyun Cho, Yongdae Jeong
2019 Sustainability  
A dynamic energy simulation was used to examine the heating/cooling requirements and the potential photovoltaic power generation of such modular housing in an East Asian climate.  ...  In general, the specific housing needs of different victim groups can easily be satisfied through the application of different modular unit combinations.  ...  The model represents a two-story, single-family house with a floor area of 72 m 2 (65 m 2 of air-conditioned area) and an elevation of 5.99 m.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11205561 fatcat:3ufgrqkwynacbf7enmgqqucg6i

Manufacturing custom-contoured wheelchair seating: A state-of-the-art review

Susan Nace, John Tiernan, Aisling Ní Annaidh
2019 Prosthetics and orthotics international  
Literature review of the state of the art.  ...  the stability and functional activity of the wheelchair occupant.  ...  the surface of the bag until the foam has expanded to some degree.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0309364619836028 pmid:30895870 fatcat:fy4md3gffncfvadycyv7asxaju

Progress at the K-T boundary

David Jablonski
1997 Nature  
His new foaming detergent has unusually bulky hydrophilic groups. Normally, aerated foams are unstable: small bubbles shrink while big ones expand and burst.  ...  ing the last occurrences of species beyond the true extinction horizon.  ... 
doi:10.1038/387354a0 fatcat:djmxlh6b6zecbpfkvqxb7xb6pu

Recycling of Materials for Pavement Dressing: Analytical Review

. Liu Tingguo, V. N. Zankavich, Yu. N. Aliakseyeu, B. M. Khroustalev
2019 Nauka i Tehnika  
The paper reveals that it is necessary to continue and expand study of physical and technical and thermophysical properties of new materials on the basis of nano-technologies with application of modified  ...  The paper presents an analytical review of materials recycling for pavement dressing.  ...  actions and climatic factors.  ... 
doi:10.21122/2227-1031-2019-18-2-104-112 fatcat:4oxytkxe3neurd75sxbljwim3e

Investigation of light embankment on weak soils

Sergey Kudriavtcev, Semen Bugunov, Zhanna Kotenko, Evgeniya Pogulyaeva, A. Mottaeva, B. Melović
2018 MATEC Web of Conferences  
This article describes a technology for the construction of light embankments with an explanation of the scope of use, the constituent materials and key advantages * Corresponding author:  ...  bevel face to the horizon, degrees.  ...  Introduction One of the main problem in Russia is building a high-quality developed road infrastructure is the natural-climatic factor.  ... 
doi:10.1051/matecconf/201819303044 fatcat:usxn4ylf5bgy7okm3iivwjntdm

Analysis and Comparison of Energy Efficiency Code Requirements for Buildings: A Morocco–Spain Case Study

Ikram Merini, Angel Molina-García, M. Socorro García-Cascales, Mustapha Mahdaoui, Mohamed Ahachad
2020 Energies  
Moreover, heating and cooling energy demand is expected to rise in the next several decades, mainly due to climate change as well as increasing incomes in developing countries.  ...  In this context, the building sector is currently a relevant energy-intensive economic sector in Morocco; it accounts for 33% of the country's total energy demand (as the sector with the second highest  ...  horizon.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13225979 fatcat:546al2pxknglhka46qgydjl2u4

Eco-efficient construction and building materials research under the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020

F. Pacheco-Torgal
2014 Construction and Building Materials  
Sustainable development is of paramount significance for Horizon 2020 through climate action and resource efficiency, which will represent at least 60% of the overall budget.  ...  With an overall budget of around 70,000 million € for the next seven years (2014-2020) the EU Framework Programme for research and Innovation-Horizon 2020 constitutes the most important financial instrument  ...  Rigid foam of poly-isocyanurate or polyurethane.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.10.058 fatcat:w5y75hjzn5gj3fnsbd6gxc5huq

Emergency floating hut

Shabid Zaman H, S Anshad, E.T. Jenvit, P Anusha
2021 Sustainability, Agri, Food and Environmental Research  
Keywords—types, material collection, shape of model, principles, design, casting.  ...  The main feature of this design model is, there have spaces for keeping adequate food and medicines. The dimensional data for the hut are: diameter 3.5m and depth 1.2m for the prototype design.  ...  Anusha P, Assistant Professor, Department of civil Engineering for the support and guidance she has extended to us in the completion of this paper work.  ... 
doi:10.7770/safer-v10n1-art2477 fatcat:odipfeathjcgrp2mgrzo2n656q

Observations of greenhouse gases as climate indicators

Lori Bruhwiler, Sourish Basu, James H. Butler, Abhishek Chatterjee, Ed Dlugokencky, Melissa A. Kenney, Allison McComiskey, Stephen A. Montzka, Diane Stanitski
2021 Climatic Change  
of the National Climate Indicators System (NCIS).  ...  non-CO2 GHGs for use as climate change indicators in support of the US National Climate Assessment.  ...  Kenney was supported by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grants NA09NES4400006 and NA14NES4320003 (Cooperative Climate and Satellites-CICS) at the University of Maryland/ESSIC.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10584-021-03001-7 pmid:33758443 pmcid:PMC7940260 fatcat:ktvr5dawznc6jpv2cpbctn7b7q
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