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Environmental issues play a major role in the planning, design, construction, and rehabilitation of highways. Indeed, their prominence has grown as the public has become increasingly informed on environmental issues and associated requirements. This chapter provides an overview to lend guidance in understanding environmental issues, and information to aid in the process of effectively addressing the various requirements in this area.
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Information Security Policy - A Development Guide for Large and Small Companies
A security policy should fulfill many purposes.
One concern about the voluntary offset market as it continues to grow is the possibility
that suppliers may sell the same reductions to multiple buyers, because there is no central
authority to track their transactions. Related to this, questions can arise in some instances
about who “owns” emission reductions and who in fact has the right to sell them. In some
cases, multiple parties may conceivably lay claim to the same reduction.
Quantitative methods - including performance testing,
indoor air pollution monitoring and questionnaires - can
track changes in "quantifiables" and are a means of
objectively comparing one intervention against another.
Qualitative methods, on the other hand, help reveal the
perspectives of individuals or communities and provide
important contextual data to explain the results of quantitative
analyses. They include in-depth, open-ended interviews,
direct observations of behaviours and participatory methods.
Sample size, i.e.
Our technique determines per-application resource quo-
tas in the database and storage caches, on the ﬂy, in a
transparent manner, with minimal changes to the DBMS,
and no changes to existing interfaces between compo-
nents. Towards this objective, we use an online perfor-
mance estimation algorithm to dynamically determine
the mapping between any given resource conﬁguration
setting and the corresponding application latency.
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Event detection is one of the required services in sensor network applications such as environmental
monitoring and object tracking. Composite event detection faces several challenges.The first challenge is
uncertainty caused by variety of factors, while the second one is heterogeneity of sensor nodes in sensing
capabilities. Finally, distributed detection,which is vital to facilitate uncovering composite events in large
scale sensor networks, is challenging.
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We register all deaths in Coos County, using the automated OVERS system, and forward the
information to the state, as required by administrative rules. Births are now registered by the hospitals
directly with the state through the automated system. Three deputy registrars are available to provide
birth and death certificates within 24 hours of request, and often can respond immediately to walk-in
requests for certificates.